University of California - Riverside, Comparative Literature & Languages
Visiting Assistant Professor in Japanese and Comparative Literature
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
Position: Visiting Assistant Professor in Japanese and Comparative Literature
*** This position is contingent on funding ***
Starting Date: The first day of Fall quarter is September 20, 2021.
Salary: $11,000 per course, for a total of 5 courses, contingent on funding
Minimum requirements are a Ph.D. in Japanese, Comparative Literature, or a related field; applicants who are ABD are also encouraged to apply. Ph.D. must be awarded prior to the appointment start date. Priority will be given to candidates with experience and success in teaching Japanese and Comparative Literature or related fields at an American university.
Duties consist in the instruction of 5 courses over Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters; mentorship of graduate students in Japanese and Comparative Literature; mentorship of undergraduate majors in Japanese and Comparative Literature and students of Japanese language; participation in departmental activities and colloquia; participation in Japanese program and departmental service as necessary.
The courses of instruction are (provisionally):
JPN 154F, “History of Japanese Popular Culture”
CPLT 277, “Seminar in Comparative Literature”
JPN/AST/MCS 22, “Introduction to Japanese Film”
JPN 110, “Advanced Reading in Japanese”
JPN 35, “Modern Japanese Society”
Please provide cover letter; CV; 1-2 page teaching statement; 1-2 page statement of contributions to diversity; sample syllabus or syllabi; teaching evaluations (narrative and numerical), and 3 letters of recommendation. Materials should be uploaded using UCR’s on-line application system: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01406
Letters of recommendation must be confidential. Please use the APRecruit system to have your recommenders upload them directly. Applicants who use Interfolio should use the feature that allows letters to be uploaded directly into AP Recruit. Applicants can input an Interfolio-generated email address in place of their letter writer's email address. Interfolio refers to this as “Online Application Deliveries.” The following link at Interfolio shows how to set up the feature
Review of applications will begin June 17, 2021 and continue until position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications and supporting material should be received by the current review date.
Department Contact person – Prof. Anne McKnight: (Anne.McKnight@ucr.edu)
|Primary Category:||Comparative Literature
|Secondary Categories:||Japanese History / Studies