University of Arizona, East Asian Studies
Assistant Professor, Japanese Contemporary Culture
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Arizona, United States|
The Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Arizona is seeking a highly qualified candidate for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Japanese Contemporary Culture.
We are looking for a scholar with expertise in one or more of the following areas: popular culture, digital cultures, gender/sexuality, film, and media studies, preferably with experience using multi-media technology.
Required Qualifications include: a PhD in hand by August 1, 2013 in one of the following disciplines: Japanese cultural studies, anthropology, sociology, Women’s and Gender Studies, or a related field; evidence of an ongoing research program and level of publication consistent with experience; evidence of successful college/university teaching; native or near-native fluency in Japanese and English.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory and general education courses in Japanese popular culture and Japanese media as well as advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of specialization. The candidate is also expected to engage in research that is methodologically innovative and that complements and broadens the Department’s interdisciplinary research interests.
Members of the Department of East Asian Studies are committed to excellence in teaching and research and the College of Humanities is proud of the accomplishments of our faculty, students, and graduates. The College of Humanities fosters an open and diverse environment where faculty and students engage in both broad and in-depth research, artistic creativity, humanistic inquiry, transcultural learning, and community involvement. The College is committed to supporting world-class research, as well as sustaining excellent undergraduate and graduate education designed to equip graduates for meaningful work and life-long contributions to society. For more information about the department, please visit our website: http://eas.arizona.edu
This is a full-time and benefits-eligible position that will begin in fall 2013. Review of applications will begin on December 10, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled.
As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of Arizona encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. More information about the benefits of working at the University of Arizona can be found at www.whyUA.com.
The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA – M/W/D/V Employer. To apply, please visit the following site: www.uacareertrack.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=206372
|Primary Category:||Japanese History / Studies