Employment Opportunities

September 6, 2016

TENURED OR TENURE-TRUCK FACULTY POSITIONS
SOCIAL SCIENCES
INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDIES IN SOCIAL SCIENCES
SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF CHINA

JOB DESCRIPTIONS: The Institute for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences at the Southern University of Science and Technology of China invites applications for full-time tenured or tenure-truck faculty positions in social sciences at ranks of Full/Associate/Assistant Professor, to begin January 2017. The successful candidates will teach general education courses covering the following four core areas: 1) Science, Technology and Society, including history of science, ethics of science, sociology of science, and policy of science; 2) Environmental Studies, including environmental history, environmental policy, and environmental and culture; 3) New Media and Visual Culture, including media and society, science, technology and arts, and cultural industry; and 4) Globalization, including transnational migration, comparative area studies, ethnographic studies and critical theories. The successful candidates will contribute to social science curricula that encourage interdisciplinary approach. Quality undergraduate teaching and mentorship, as we as innovative research and service are expected. With the exception of senior candidates with tenure, initial appointment will normally be made on a three-year contract, renewable subject to mutual agreement. Tenure review and promotion normally takes place before completion of the second three-year contract.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have a PhD degree in hand from an accredited institution of higher education. Senior candidates are expected to have a high international standing in the fields, with an exceptional track record of high-quality research and scholarly publications. The university teaching languages are English and Chinese. Satisfactory knowledge of Chinese is preferable but not required.

SALARY: Salary is highly competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include university subsidized housing and health insurance.

UNIVERSITY: Southern University of Science and Technology of China is a public university located in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, a mega vibrant city and high-tech center across Hong Kong with a population of more than 10 million people. The university is intended to be a top-tier international university that excels in conducting interdisciplinary research, nurturing innovative talents and delivering new knowledge to the world.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applicants should send a cover letter and curriculum vitae with at least three names of references by email to shss@sustc.edu.cn, preferably before 31 October 2016. Review of applications begins on November 1, 2016, and will continue until the positions are filled.



ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
ASIAN STUDIES
SCHOOL OF PACIFIC AND ASIAN STUDIES
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI'I AT MĀNOA
POSITION NUMBER 0088773

The Asian Studies Program, School of Pacific and Asian Studies, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, seeks an Asianist to fill a 9-month, tenure-track, full-time assistant professorship (position number 0088773), to begin August 1, 2017, pending availability of funds. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The candidate must have a demonstrated expertise in South Asia or Japan/Okinawa, and the ability to teach interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate courses that cross area boundaries in Asia.

Duties and responsibilities include developing and teaching four Asian Studies courses per year, advising undergraduate and graduate students, maintaining an active agenda of scholarly research and publication; participating, as appropriate, in program-building and other service work for the University and academic community; and working collaboratively and collegially with diverse groups of students and faculty.

Minimum Qualifications: earned PhD (in hand at time of appointment) from a university of
recognized standing in a humanities, social science or related interdisciplinary field with emphasis on South Asia or Japan/Okinawa. Research competence in a South Asian language or Japanese and evidence of active research agenda in Asia. Ability to develop and teach innovative inter-Asia courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Desirable Qualifications: we are particularly interested in candidates whose work addresses issues of concern in contemporary Asia, such as environmental issues, social and cultural movements, non-traditional security issues, or the arts.

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter indicating how they satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, current curriculum vitae, transcripts for highest degree (copies acceptable; official/original transcripts from institution to institution required upon hire), sample publication or dissertation chapter, syllabi (graduate or undergraduate) for a South Asia or Japan/Okinawa course and an inter-Asia seminar, and three letters of reference (under separate cover directly from referees) to asianst@hawaii.edu.

Applications must be received no later than November 15, 2016. Electronic submission is preferred. Candidates for interviews will be notified by January 31, 2017.

Mailing Address:
University of Hawaii, School of Pacific and Asian Studies
Asian Studies Program
1890 East West Road, Moore 416
Attn: Barbara Watson Andaya, Asian Studies Chair
Honolulu, HI 96822

Inquiries: Dr. Barbara Watson Andaya; 808-956-4735; bandaya@hawaii.edu.

The University of Hawai'i is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.

Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the
Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
WEATHERHEAD EAST ASIAN INSTITUTE
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

The Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University (WEAI) has an opening for an experienced Executive Director.

Reporting to the Executive Committee and the Institute Director, the Executive Director oversees all aspects of strategic planning and management for the Institute, consistent with the Institute's mission. Under the guidance of the Executive Committee and Institute Director sets priorities and strategic goals for the Institute.

Duties include: Overseeing the human resources operations of the Institute; overseeing and directing the work of Institute core programmatic staff and support staff, including goal-setting, delegating work, team-building and mentoring; preparing the annual budget and advising faculty on budgetary priorities in the Institute for an annual budget of approximately $8 million; managing the implementation of Institute grant programs; developing and planning programming initiatives for the Institute; managing the Institute's public relations and external communications; representing WEAI on school-wide and university-wide committees, meetings and caucuses.

Responsible for fundraising for East Asian teaching and programs, the Executive Director works closely with University Development and Alumni Relations and University offices in development activities, liaising with and cultivating potential and existing donors.

Basic Qualifications

Advanced degree in a related discipline or equivalent professional experience. Financial accounting skills and experience; ability to set and manage the budget of a large academic unit, or comparable institution; have familiarity with GAAP accounting. Minimum of seven-plus years of progressively responsible management experience in academic or research administration, including significant experience working with faculty. Experience managing staff. Grant writing experience.

Application Instructions

Columbia University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Interested applicants MUST apply through the Columbia University website, as we cannot accept applications that come directly to us. For a full job description and list of desired qualifications Please go to: https://jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1464880487937

Enter job requisition number 084553 and click on "Search". Please follow the application instructions carefully and remember to include a cover letter and resume, listing at least seven years of full-time work experience in a comparable field. We thank you for your interest and look forward to reading your application.


 

TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
EAST ASIAN HISTORY
DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY
LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY

The Department of History at Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a full time, tenure-track position in East Asian History at the rank of assistant professor beginning August 2017. The successful candidate will be expected to teach lower-division courses in Asian and World history, as well as upper-division courses in Asian history, including courses in his or her area of specialization.Ability to offer courses that contribute to the Asian and Pacific Studies Program on campus is welcome.Applicants should email a letter of application, a current C.V., graduate school transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to HistoryDepartment@lmu.edu. Please address your letter of application to Dr. Anthony Perron, Chair, Asian History Search Committee.

The application deadline is November 1, 2016. PhD in History required by August 2017.

Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific, LMU is one of the nation's 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 5400 undergraduates and over 2500 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and Law.

Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Visit www.lmu.edu for more information.



ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
EAST ASIAN BUDDHIST TRADITIONS
DEPARTMENT OF RELIGION
EMORY UNIVERSITY

The Department of Religion at Emory University in Atlanta, GA invites applications for an assistant professor appointment in East Asian Buddhist Traditions, beginning in Fall 2017. The area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to scholars working in East Asian Buddhist ritual traditions, devotional traditions, contemplative practices, material culture, visual culture, and intercultural or trans-regional traditions. The successful candidate must have capacity to guide graduate research in East Asian Buddhist traditions and teach undergraduate courses in Buddhism, including an Introduction to East Asian Buddhism. We seek a scholar who will complement existing strengths in Asian religions at Emory University and who has the agility to engage in robust interdisciplinary conversations in the Department of Religion and the Graduate Division of Religion. PhD is required by the time of appointment, as well as exceptional teaching potential in both the college and the graduate school. Demonstrated excellence in research languages is also imperative.

Letter of application, curriculum vitae, one article or chapter-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation should be submitted on Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/37125. Applications will be considered until the position is filled, with preference given to applications received by October 7, 2016. Members of the committee will conduct preliminary interviews at the American Academy of Religion conference in San Antonio or by Skype for candidates located outside North America. Those selected for a preliminary interview will be requested to submit a teaching dossier, including a teaching statement and sample syllabi, at least one week in advance of the interview.

Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. For additional information, please contact the chair of the search committee at buddhismsearch@emory.edu.



THREE-YEAR LECTURER
CHINESE
DEPARTMENT OF GLOBAL STUDIES AND LANGUAGES
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Chinese. This is a three-year appointment beginning July 1, 2017, with the possibility of renewal based on performance. This position includes full benefits.

Responsibilities include teaching three language sections per semester, developing innovative curricular materials for Chinese language instruction, advising students, and occasionally teaching during IAP (Independent Activities Period) in January.

Candidates must have:

• A minimum of an M.A. in Chinese language pedagogy, teaching Chinese as a second/foreign language, second language acquisition, applied linguistics, or instructional technology. Ph.D.s are encouraged to apply.
• Native or near-native spoken and written proficiency in Chinese and English.
• A minimum of three consecutive years of Chinese language teaching at the college or university level in North America.
• A strong record of effective teaching.
• Demonstrated interest and experience in language pedagogy, curriculum design and development of new instructional materials (print, audio, video or digital).
• A record of on-going professional engagement and development.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample of materials development (print or digital), and three letters of recommendation.

All materials should be submitted no later than October 15, 2016, via Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7625

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Any questions should be directed to Global Studies and Languages:GSL-search@mit.edu.


 

TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
CHINESE
EAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES DEPARTMENT
HAMILTON COLLEGE

The East Asian Languages and Literatures Department at Hamilton College seeks applicants for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor of Chinese, to begin July 1, 2017. The candidate for the position must have a Ph.D. in Chinese Language Pedagogy, Linguistics, or Second Language Acquisition (a closely related field is preferred). Experience in computer-assisted language teaching or on-line teaching is a plus. A candidate with ABD will be considered but should have plans to complete the degree by July 1, 2017. Experience in teaching college-level Chinese is essential. The successful candidate will teach introductory to upper-level courses, develop basic language materials, and supervise language instruction in our nationally recognized Chinese program. The teaching load for this position is four courses during the first year and five courses thereafter. Hamilton College also runs the internationally renowned Associated Colleges in China (ACC) program in Beijing (https://www.hamilton.edu/china). The successful candidate will work with the Administrative Director of the ACC to ensure the continuing collaboration between the programs.

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, at least two syllabi, a dissertation abstract, a statement on teaching philosophy, and arrange for submission of three confidential letters of recommendation to Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/36955. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse educational environment.

Address questions to Professor Masaaki Kamiya of the East Asian Languages and Literatures Department, Hamilton College (mkamiya@hamilton.edu). Review of applications will begin on September 24, 2016.

Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listing at www.upstatenyherc.org, as well as additional information at http://bit.ly/1tAtCaB (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.



ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AND CHINESE
DEPARTMENTS OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AND ASIAN STUDIES
THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY

The Departments of Comparative Literature and Asian Studies at Penn State invite applications for an Assistant Professor position (tenure-track) with a specialization in comparative approaches to Chinese literature and culture. We would be particularly interested in work that combines a strong grounding in modern Chinese literature with additional expertise in fields such as early modern Chinese literature (Ming-Qing), visual and digital culture, performance and theater, Chinese diasporic and Sinophone literatures; or with comparative literary perspectives on Southeast Asia, South Asia, Northeast Asia, or Central Asia. Teaching responsibilities include contributing to the graduate and undergraduate programs in Comparative Literature (PhD, MA, and BA) and Asian Studies (dual-title PhD and majors and minors in Chinese, Asian Studies, and Japanese). Requirements: Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, Chinese, or related field; native or near-native ability in Chinese and English; relevant research achievements or evidence of relevant research promise; appropriate teaching experience. Starting date: August 2017 preferred.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, upload a letter of application, CV, and the names of three references at https://psu.jobs/job/65648. Visit our program websites at http://complit.la.psu.edu and http://asian.la.psu.edu/.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.



ONE YEAR (RENEWABLE) LECTURER
MODERN CHINESE LANGUAGE
DEPARTMENT OF EAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CIVILIZATIONS
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
REQUISITION #03090

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations of the University of Chicago is accepting applications for a one-year (renewable) Lecturer appointment in modern Chinese language to start in calendar year 2017, with a preferred start date of July 1, 2017.

Responsibilities include teaching in a comprehensive program in Chinese-language studies at both beginning and advanced levels of the language. Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in Chinese and previous language teaching experience at the college level. An M.A. degree or equivalent is required. A Ph.D. in a related field is desirable, but not mandatory.

To apply for this position you must submit your application through the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website, https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu, select requisition #03090, and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, sample syllabi. Three letters of recommendation are also required.

Letters of recommendation should be uploaded by the recommenders to the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website. However, if this is not possible the Department can accept letters of recommendation from the recommenders as signed pdfs or from a portfolio service if they are emailed to ealc@uchicago.edu.

Upon request, applicants should be prepared to provide a video demonstrating their classroom teaching.

Application deadline: All materials must be received by Friday, November 28, 2016.

For information on the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, please go to https://ealc.uchicago.edu.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5671 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.


 

TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSORSHIP
CHINESE LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
DEPARTMENT OF ASIAN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
CARLETON COLLEGE

Carleton College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Chinese Language and Literature. The promise of excellence in scholarship and teaching is required. Teaching duties are five courses per year on a trimester schedule, which normally includes four courses of language instruction at all levels and one course of literature in translation. PhD or its imminent completion is required. A successful applicant will be fluent in both Chinese and English; possess a broad knowledge of Chinese literature with a specialization in pre-modern or early modern literature and culture; and be committed to, trained in, and experienced at teaching Chinese language to undergraduates. The appointment will begin September 1, 2017.

We are particularly interested in candidates committed to teaching a diverse student body. Carleton is committed to developing its faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities or activities.

Carleton College is a small, highly selective liberal arts college dedicated to providing excellent educational opportunities for students. The College provides generous professional development support for both research and teaching. We are located 45 minutes away from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

The following materials are required: letter of application; curriculum vitae; contact information for three letters of reference (at least one of which can directly address the applicant's language teaching); statements addressing the candidate's teaching experience and interests and scholarly agenda; sample syllabi; and at least one scholarly writing sample in English. Applicants should indicate whether they will be attending the CLTA annual meeting in Boston in November. The deadline for receipt of applications is October 17. All application materials must be submitted at jobs.carleton.edu.


 

PROFESSORSHIP
MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE POLITICS AND FOREIGN POLICY
DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE
AND THE SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

The Columbia University Department of Political Science and the School of International and Public Affairs invite applications for a distinguished scholar at any academic rank, from tenure-track assistant professor to tenured full professor, to fill the Professorship in Modern and Contemporary Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy to begin July 1, 2017. A Ph.D. and the ability to do research in the Japanese language are required. Candidates will be expected to teach and sustain an active research and publication agenda involving public policy issues in contemporary Japanese politics and/or foreign relations. The candidate will be expected to play a leadership role in the Weatherhead East Asian Institute in organizing research and programmatic activities concerning Japanese politics and foreign policy.

Non-tenured applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and at least two brief writing samples. Tenured applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest detailing current and future research plans. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and the search will remain open until filled. Preference will be given to applications received through October 31, 2016.

To submit an application, please visit our online application site at: https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=61003.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We are especially interested in qualified candidates whose record of achievement will contribute to the diversity goals of the institution.


 

OPEN-RANK POSITION
JAPANESE LITERATURE
DEPARTMENT OF EAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
YALE UNIVERSITY

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Yale University seeks to hire a scholar in the field of Japanese literary study who concentrates in any period from 1600 to the present. We encourage applications from scholars with any area of specialization, but we particularly encourage those with expertise in gender and sexuality studies, theater studies, media studies, or history of the book. This is an open-rank search, with appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, commensurate with the candidate's qualifications. Duties include teaching and advising at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

More information on the department can be found at eall.yale.edu.

For questions about the position, please contact Professor Edward Kamens (edward.kamens@yale.edu), Chair of the Search Committee.

Administrative questions should be directed to Maura Turner (maura.turner@yale.edu).

Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, a chapter-length writing sample prepared for anonymous reading, and three letters of references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/36703.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.

Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, faculty, and staff. Applications from women, members of minority groups, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are particularly welcome.



ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
MODERN JAPANESE LITERATURE AND CULTURE
DEPARTMENT OF EAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME

Location: Notre Dame, IN
Closes: Sep 30, 2016 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
(GMT-4 hours)

The University of Notre Dame Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures invites applications for the position of assistant professor in modern (including contemporary) Japanese literature and culture, beginning August 2017. Preference will be given to candidates who can offer courses on modern fiction, film, and/or popular culture. Responsibilities include teaching two undergraduate courses per semester, one of which may be a Japanese language class at the 4th Year or Advanced level, depending on program needs. Active programmatic involvement and close collaboration with our faculty to advance the Japanese language and culture program is also expected.

As an international Catholic, research university, the University of Notre Dame has made a significant commitment to furthering Asian studies, as evidenced in the founding of the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies and the opening of a new graduate School of Global Affairs, both of which are in network with our growing Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. Information about Notre Dame is available at http://www.nd.edu; information about the Program of Japanese Language and Culture and the Department can be found at http://eastasian.nd.edu. Inquiries about the search may be directed to Professor Michael Brownstein at mbrownst@nd.edu.

QUALIFICATIONS
Ph.D. degree required by date of appointment.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Please submit cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation.

Apply at: http://apptrkr.com/859074

This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at http://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/university-policies/background-check-procedure-for-prospective-faculty/.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT STATEMENT

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).


 

TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
MODERN TO CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE LITERATURE AND MEDIA STUDIES
THE DEPARTMENT OF EAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in modern to contemporary Japanese literature and media studies. The successful candidate is expected minimally to have expertise in Japanese literature, in addition to work he or she may do in media studies. We see a candidate who will complement a geographically diverse faculty in the department and work well across departments. The successful candidate will teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and also contribute to our general education program.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant area of Japanese studies by the start of the appointment and must demonstrate research and teaching excellence. To apply, please submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter that includes a statement of research and teaching interests, a writing sample, and the names of three individuals from whom letters of recommendation may be solicited.

Review of applications begins October 15, 2016.

In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser: http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/72166. Questions can be addressed to ealcsearch@dornsife.usc.edu.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting uschr@usc.edu.


 

TRANSASIA/TRANSDISCIPLINARY PROFESSOR
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES
DEPARTMENT OF ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON

The newly formed Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as part of its initiative to re-envision the study of the languages, cultures, and societies of Asia, is seeking to hire a scholar of the humanities or qualitative social sciences with expertise in at least one Southeast Asian language. Appointment begins August, 2017. Ph.D. required prior to start of appointment. Rank and area of specialization are open. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate eagerness to take part in a multi-disciplinary conversation about issues in trans-Asian contexts, and who have the vision and skills to build new academic programs. A tenured appointment requires a proven record of excellence in research and teaching at all levels.Salary is competitive. Qualified applicants should send a complete dossier (including letter of application, CV, and sample publication) and three letters of reference by email to alc@letsci.wisc.edu.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 24, 2016.

Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.A criminal background check will be required prior to employment. UW-Madison is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.


 

TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
SOUTH ASIAN/INDIAN OCEAN HISTORY
DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY
OBERLIN COLLEGE

The Department of History at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in South Asian/Indian Ocean history, beginning July 1, 2017.

The field of specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates whose research focuses primarily on the era before 1800. 4.5 courses annually including surveys, intermediate, and advanced courses. Qualifications: Ph.D. in hand or expected by August 2017. Successful college-level teaching experience, as well as experience working with, teaching, or mentoring diverse groups, is desirable.

To apply, submit an application letter, CV, graduate transcripts, a short writing sample, and three reference letters online at https://jobs.oberlin.edu by October 10, 2016. Direct inquiries to search chair, Zeinab Abul-Magd (zabulmag@oberlin.edu).