Dartmouth College, Asian & Middle Eastern Languages & Literatures
Assistant Professor, Japan Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New Hampshire, United States|
Assistant Professor, Japanese Language, Literature, and Culture, Dartmouth College
The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in Japan Studies. Appointment will become effective July 1, 2014, with teaching duties beginning in September 2014. Applicants for this position must either hold a PhD or be ABD; additionally, they must have native or near native proficiency in modern Japanese and English. The classroom teaching load is four courses per year, to be taught over three of the four quarters. The field of specialization is open to any that complements the college's current strengths, and we welcome applications from a range of disciplines and areas of expertise (literature, cultural studies, visual culture, sociolinguistics, cultural anthropology, or other appropriate field). Candidates should be able to teach in Japanese thematic courses in their academic discipline as well as both introductory classes and seminars in English. Additionally, candidates would be expected to contribute to the administration of the program and share the directorship of the annual ten-week study-abroad offering in Chiba, Japan.
Applicants should submit, via email, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample (25-50 pages), and one syllabus for a course integrating Japanese language material and academic research to Mr. Gerard Bohlen at:
Three letters of recommendation should be sent separately.
The review of applications will begin November 20, 2013. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via SKYPE. Questions should be directed to James Dorsey at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dartmouth College combines a commitment to innovative scholarship with dedication to excellent teaching. One of the most diverse institutions of higher education in New England, Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, has a strong commitment to diversity, and in that spirit encourages applications from women and minorities.
|Primary Category:||Japanese History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Area Studies