Lehigh Universiity, Modern Languages & Literatures
Assistant Professor of Japanese
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
|Position:||Tenure Track Faculty|
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Japanese. Applicants with a Ph.D. in the field of modern Japanese literature and culture such as popular culture, literature, and film are encouraged to apply. Of particular interest are candidates who examine Japanese literature and culture in the context of women, gender, and sexuality studies, since Lehigh University is committed to diversifying its curriculum in these areas. Commitment to Japanese language instruction at all levels is required. An interdisciplinary approach to the teaching of language and culture is essential, as the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to a growing Asian Studies program and a Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies program. Native or near-native proficiency in both English and Japanese is required. We seek applicants of broad scholarly promise who have a demonstrated commitment to research and publication and can contribute to intellectual life on campus. Lehigh University is a private, research-extensive institution in southeast Pennsylvania. The College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh University is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths or experiences in this area. Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits. See also http://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/work_life_balance.html. LINC is a newly created regional network of diverse organizations designed to assist new hires with dual career, community and cultural transition needs. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. To apply, please upload letter of application detailing research interests and accomplishments and teaching philosophy, CV, and three letters of reference to Academic Jobs Online https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4462. All materials should be received by November 25, 2014.
|Secondary Categories:||Women, Gender, and Sexuality