University of Tokyo, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia
Associate Professor for the International Journal of Asian Studies, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo.
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The Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia (IASA), University of Tokyo, is seeking to appoint an associate professor responsible for managing the International Journal of Asian Studies for a period of five years starting on April 1, 2024. This position is not renewable.
The purpose of this appointment is to strengthen the English-language publication of the Institute through activities around managing the International Journal of Asian Studies, published by Cambridge University Press in association with the IASA. The candidate must have a Ph.D. in Asian Studies or in a related field at the time of application. Although there are no specific regional or disciplinary requirements, we expect the applicant to demonstrate the following skills and commitments:
- Skills and scholarly network necessary to manage the International Journal of Asian Studies.
- Ability to conduct innovative research on at least one region in Asia, and the commitment to support international activities of the Institute.
- Commitment to teaching in English and possessing sufficient Japanese ability to undertake routine administrative work.
The appointment begins on 1 April, 2024.
Probationary Period: 14 days from the date of hiring.
Place of Work: Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Working Hours: Discretionary labor system: Working hours is deemed as 7 hours and 45 minutes per day.
Days Off: Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, the end of the year and the beginning of the year (December 29 - January 3).
Stipend and benefits: Competitive package in accordance with the regulations stipulated by the University of Tokyo, which includes health insurance and an annual research fund.
Application and deadline: Applications will be received online only. Applicants are requested to upload a PDF file of the following documents on the website by September 30, 2023 (JST). The documents should be combined into a single file for the application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted after the initial screening for in-person interviews or, if it is impossible to come to Tokyo, online interviews, which will be held on November 1 or 2, 2023.
Documents for application:
1. A Curriculum Vitae (including a statement on your language abilities and a list of publications and presentations).
2. Three representative works such as books, articles or book chapters, with abstracts.
3. An essay describing the applicant’s research achievements and plan for the next 5 years, along with any experience related to journal management (maximum 1,500 words in English).
4. The names of three references, along with their contact details, who can comment on the candidate’s suitability for this position.
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The Search Committee (Associate Professor for the International Journal of Asian Studies)
The University of Tokyo
|Primary Category:||Area Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Asian History / Studies