Assistant Professor of Japanese, Department of Asian Studies

Employer
Williams College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Jul 22, 2019
Employment Type
Full Time
Asian Studies
Assistant Professor of Japanese, Department of Asian Studies

The Department of Asian Studies at Williams College invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Japanese, beginning in the fall of 2020. We seek someone who can teach all levels of Japanese language and contribute at least one course per academic year in the candidate’s disciplinary specialization, which can include literature, cultural studies, linguistics, or any related field. We welcome innovative scholars whose teaching and research can creatively contribute to our Japanese major and to our interdisciplinary Asian Studies major.

Candidates should have a Ph.D., or all requirements for the Ph.D. degree, completed by September 2020.

Review of applications will begin on October 7th, 2019. To apply, send letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a link to a sample video clip of language teaching in Japanese. Your cover letter should include a statement concerning your ability to work effectively with a student population that is broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. All materials should be addressed to Professor Sam Crane, Department of Asian Studies, and submitted through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/65429 Questions can be sent to [email protected] .

All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available here: http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy/ .

Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students. Please visit the Williams College website (http://www.williams.edu). Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.

 







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