Wake Forest University, East Asian Languages and Cultures
Assistant Professor of Japanese
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||North Carolina, United States|
WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY’s Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures seeks applications for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level in Japanese Language and Literature beginning in fall 2014. Primary responsibilities include teaching a broad range of courses in Japanese literature, film, and culture. Ability to teach advanced Japanese language is highly desirable. Candidates must have native or near-native proficiency in English and Japanese. A Ph.D. degree is required by July 1st, 2014.
For additional information about the Department, go to http://college.wfu.edu/ealc/.
Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top 25 national universities, and ranked 11th in teaching among national universities. With 4,300 undergraduates and 2,200 graduate and professional students, the student-faculty ration is 10:1. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “pro humanitate.” For quick facts about the University, go to http://www.wfu.edu/visitors/quickfacts.html.
Wake Forest is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina – part of the beautiful Piedmont Triad metropolitan region which has a population of more than 1.5 million and is listed among the top 35 best places to live in North America by Cities Ranked and Rated. Known as the state’s “City of the Arts,” Winston-Salem offers a vast array of arts experiences ranging from music venues to galleries to theatre and film festivals. The city is also ranked among the top 50 US cities for affordability on national surveys.
To apply for the position, go to http://wakejobs.silkroad.com or call (336) 758-4700. Applications must include a statement on teaching and research, CV, a sampling of teaching evaluations, two Japanese literature and/or film course syllabi, and three letters of recommendation.(pdf documents preferred; Word documents accepted). All application materials are due by November 15, 2013. Only online applications will be accepted. Specific questions about the position may be addressed to Yaohua Shi, chair of the search committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. Wake Forest University is an EEO/AA employer.
Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
Wake Forest University is committed to diversity, inclusion and the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices and its educational programs and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status. Additionally, the University promotes the full realization of equal employment opportunity for women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.
|Primary Category:||Japanese History / Studies