National University of Singapore, Japanese Studies
Open Rank, Modern/Contemporary History - Sociology - Anthropology of Japan
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|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
Position (Open Rank), Department of Japanese Studies, National University of Singapore
The Department of Japanese Studies, National University of Singapore invites applications for one open-rank position (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - tenure-track or tenured) in the area of modern/contemporary history or sociology or anthropology of Japan to begin August 2013.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in a relevant area. They should be able to demonstrate strong academic, teaching and administrative ability, and a willingness to promote a collaborative departmental culture. Duties will include teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as supervising independent study. Candidates should also be willing to contribute to the Department's team-taught, interdisciplinary modules. Fluency in English and Japanese is required.
The Department of Japanese Studies was founded 30 years ago and today has eleven colleagues specializing in a variety fields such as international relations, anthropology, business, history, popular culture, literature, linguistics or geography. The department is supported by a comprehensive Japanese language program in the university’s Center for Language Studies. The Department is part of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) that combines disciplinary departments with area studies departments in Asian Studies. The National University of Singapore is consistently ranked as one of the world's best universities and has an active research culture. Colleagues collaborate within FASS in research clusters such as urban studies, religion, health, migration, environment or science, technology or society, as well as with the university’s Asia Research Institute (ARI).
An attractive salary and benefits package that includes medical benefits and housing arrangements will be determined according to qualifications. Please apply by October 31, 2012 with a full CV, contact details of three referees, writing samples, past teaching evaluations (if applicable), and a statement indicating research and teaching interest to Ms. Irene Ng by e-mail (email@example.com) as a single, clearly labeled .pdf file) or post (Dept. of Japanese Studies, FASS, NUS, AS4, 9 Arts Link , Singapore 117570).
Further information about the Department of Japanese Studies is available at http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/jps/. You can also contact the Head of Department, Assoc Prof Hendrik Meyer-Ohle at firstname.lastname@example.org you require information prior to your application.
|Primary Category:||Japanese History / Studies