Antioch University, Antioch Education Abroad
Director of Japan and Its Buddhist Traditions Program, Kyoto Japan
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Ohio, United States|
Antioch Education Abroad announces an opening for a faculty position in Japanese Studies as Director of Antioch’s Japan and Its Buddhist Traditions program.
During the fall semester–September through December 2013, the successful candidate will have responsibility for leading the program in Kyoto, Japan, teaching courses that are part of this program, and supervising students' independent work. As Program Director the candidate will also be responsible for academic and administrative functions during the program including managing the budget, and supervising the work of the program assistant and adjunct faculty lecturers in Japan. Careful attention is given to group dynamics at all stages of the program; therefore, interpersonal and cross-cultural skills are highly valued for the position.
Prior to the fall semester the Program Director will have part time responsibility for the following: participation in student recruitment, advising prospective students for the program, logistical support for the Japan and Its Buddhist Traditions program, planning the budget, selecting the program assistant and adjunct faculty lecturers in Japan, as well as other activities associated with the program This position is for eight months (May-Dec, 2013). For more information on the program, visit our website at: www.antioch.edu/japan.
PhD in Japanese Studies with focus on Buddhist Studies (Candidates with ABD or M.A. and substantial experience will be considered)
- Experience in international education is highly desirable
- Effective command of Japanese language and understanding of Japanese culture
- Teaching experience with students of diverse backgrounds
- Experience with Buddhist meditation practice
- Demonstrated experience in group process and conflict management
- Administrative experience with off-campus programs preferred
Review of applications will begin on April 1, and continue until the position is filled. To apply please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, names of at least two references, student evaluations (if available) and a copy of transcript of completed graduate studies.
Antioch University is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of sensitivity, civility, and respect for the rights of each individual. Antioch provides equal employment opportunity for all qualified applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, family status, or disability.
Antioch University, which enrolls over 5,000 graduate and undergraduate students, includes Antioch Midwest in Yellow Springs, Antioch Seattle, Antioch New England in Keene, New Hampshire, and Antioch Southern California at Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. Antioch Education Abroad is a part of Antioch University and its website can be found at: http://www.antioch.edu/aea/
Andrzej J. Bloch Ph.D.
Dean of International Education
Antioch Education Abroad
900 Dayton Street
Yellow Springs, OH 45387
|Primary Category:||Japanese History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Religious Studies and Theology