University of Tokyo, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia
Associate Professor, conduct research related to the topic of human mobility
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Academic Recruitment for Associate Professorship
Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo
International applications are invited for the position of Associate Professor, to be based in the Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo (http://www.ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/eng/index.html).
Description: The successful candidate will belong to the Department of Pioneering Asian Studies, newly created on 1 April 2011, the aim of which is to develop new perspectives in the field of Asian Studies through challenging and innovative approaches. He/she is expected to conduct research related to the topic of human mobility. Depending on the experience of the successful candidate, he/she may teach his/her own research topic in related faculties and graduate schools. Proficiency in Japanese language is not required, but will be welcome.
Qualifications: The applicant should possess a doctoral degree (PhD) or equivalent.
Stipend and benefits: In accordance with the regulations stipulated by the University.
Expected date of appointment: 1 April 2012 or by negotiation
Term of office: Five years (with no possibility of extension)
Documents for application:
1. A Curriculum Vitae (please use the University of Tokyo standard resume form, which may be downloaded from http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/per01/r01_e.html)
2. A list of publications. If the applicant wishes, he/she can submit copies of his/her three most important works.
3. An essay describing research achievements so far (maximum 1000 words in English or 2000 characters in Japanese).
4. An essay describing the applicant’s research topic and planned research program for the next five years (please specify clearly what you intend to accomplish while you are at the Institute). (Maximum 1000 words in English or 2000 characters in Japanese)
Application and deadline: All applications should reach us by e-mail at the following address by Thursday September 15, 2011.
Committee for Academic Recruitment
Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia (Tōyō-Bunka Kenkyūjo)
University of Tokyo
We will send an acknowledgement of receipt notification to the applicant by reply e-mail as soon as the application is received.
If the applicant receives no contact from us for more than a week after the submission of the application, please contact us at the above-mentioned address.
Selection Process: All successful candidates after the first screening will be notified of the interview date and time via e-mail. Interviews are scheduled for the beginning of November 2011. All costs, including travel and accommodation, will be fully borne by the applicant. Applicants who do not hear from us within four weeks of the application deadline should assume they have not been shortlisted.
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|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies