Kanagawa University, Cross-Cultural Studies
Open-rank positions (2) in Japanese History, Japanese Art History, Japanese Religious Studies and/or Japanese Visual Media Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor|
Kanagawa University in Yokohama, Japan, invites applications for two full-time, open-rank faculty positions in the Department of Cross-Cultural Studies, part of a new Faculty of International and Japan Studies that will be established in 2020. Appointments will begin April 1, 2020.
We seek applicants pursuing the following research specializations:
1) Japanese History;
2) Japanese Art History;
3) Japanese Religious Studies;
4) Japanese Visual Media Studies.
Native- or near-native-level English ability is required.
Duties will include the teaching of an English-language course in the specialization area, as well as general English courses. Appointees will also be able to offer seminars related to their area of specialization. Native-level speakers of a European language (other than English, French or German) or an Asian language (other than Japanese) who are able to instruct students in that language will be given priority. Japanese ability sufficient for carrying out administrative duties is required of all applicants. Applicants must have completed the PhD by time of appointment, or be able to show evidence of equivalent research accomplishments.
For a detailed list of materials to be submitted when applying, the address to which applications should be sent, and further information regarding the positions, please view the Japanese-language announcement at http://www.kanagawa-u.ac.jp/employment/professor/fulltime/pdf/063.pdf. Materials must arrive by post by August 5, 2018.
Salary is competitive; precise salary level, which is linked to appointee experience, will be determined according to university guidelines. In accordance with common practice at Japanese institutions, all ranks of these open-rank positions can be understood as tenured.
Information about this and other positions starting in 2020 for scholars of Japan and Japanese-speaking scholars in both the Department of Cross-Cultural Studies and the Faculty of International and Japan Studies in Japanese as a Foreign Language (Nihongo), Japanese Language (Kokugo), Japanese Visual Culture, Tourism Studies, and Media and Language Studies can be found at http://www.kanagawa-u.ac.jp/employment/professor/fulltime/.
For more information, please contact Christian Ratcliff (firstname.lastname@example.org).
|Primary Category:||Japanese History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Area Studies
Art / Art History
Asian History / Studies
Cultural History / Studies
East Asian History / Studies
Film and Film History
Journalism / Media Studies