POSITION: Japanese studies, College of William and Mary

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College of William and Mary, Modern Languages and Literatures

Visiting Position, Japanese Studies, Fall 18


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College / University


Virginia, United States


Visiting Assistant Professor


The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at the College of William and Mary invites applications for a one-semester, non-tenure-track visiting faculty position that will begin August 10, 2018. We seek an individual with expertise in Japanese Studies. The successful applicant will be expected to be an effective teacher and will have a 3-course teaching load. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a cinema class and one or more courses in his/her specialization. M.A. with A.B.D. status is required, in Japanese Studies or another Japan-related field. Native or near-native fluency in both Japanese and English is required. A Ph.D. is preferred at the time of appointment (August 10, 2018). Demonstrable experience in teaching at the college level is preferred.

Submit curriculum vitae, cover letter, research statement, and teaching interests. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions on how to submit a letter of reference. For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, April 5, 2018. Applications received after this review date will be considered if needed. This position is contingent upon funding.

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.



Tomoyuki Sasaki: tsasaki@wm.edu



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