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Assistant Professor of Southeast Asia

The Department of Transnational Asian Studies at Rice University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in the study of Southeast Asia, with a preferred sub-field in Asian-American/Diasporic Studies, Medical Humanities, Environmental Studies, Science and Technology, or the study of Gender and Sexuality. The department priority is to bring in a scholar whose research explores Southeast Asian societies in a variety of contexts, including the different geographies of Southeast Asia (inland, coastal, and maritime) and/or the transnational reach and impact of the people and cultures of that region.

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In Memoriam, Professor of Chinese Literature Nanxiu Qian

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We are deeply saddened to announce the loss of Nanxiu Qian, Professor of Chinese Literature in the Department of Transnational Asian Studies, our cherished colleague and dear friend, whose career at Rice spanned nearly 30 years (1993-2022). To read more about Dr. Qian's life and career, please see her official memorial page.