Earlham College, Japanese Studies
Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese Studies (one-year)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Indiana, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
Earlham College invites applications for a full-time one-year visiting assistant professor position in Japanese Studies with a specialization in literature, film, or media to begin in fall 2018.
Teaching responsibilities will include a full-time teaching load of 6 courses, 3 per semester. We are especially interested in adding courses in literature, art history, film/media studies, and popular/visual culture. Courses that include other East Asian content, particularly related to China, are also welcome.
An earned doctorate or other terminal degree is desired, though ABD candidates will be considered provided they can demonstrate significant progress towards completion of the dissertation. The successful candidate’s research and teaching should focus on Japan, but we welcome candidates whose scholarship and teaching include additional East Asian geographical or cultural contexts, especially those related to China.
Japanese Studies at Earlham College
Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Earlham emphasizes the pursuit of truth, lack of coercion, respect for others, openness to new truth, integrity and application of what is known to improving our world.
The College has one of the oldest and best-known undergraduate programs in the country for the study of Japan. About 9% of Earlham students enroll in Japanese language study, and each year 15 - 20 students study in Japan through one of Earlham’s two related off-campus programs. For more information see http://www.earlham.edu/institute-for-education-on-japan/
A complete application will include the following:
- Letter of application
- Curriculum vitae
- Name and contact information for two references
- Statement of teaching philosophy
- Selection or summary of student or course evaluations from previous teaching appointments, if available
- Description of teaching interests and a sample course syllabus
Send the application materials by email in a single PDF file to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.
For More Information
Eric J Cunningham
Eric J Cunningham
|Primary Category:||Japanese History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||East Asian History / Studies
Film and Film History