Position, Assistant Professor, Japanese Literatur, University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign

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University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, East Asian Languages and Cultures
Assistant Professor, Japanese Literature

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in the field of Japanese literature, with a priority to candidates whose period of specialization is pre-Meiji.  We are particularly interested in candidates with training in visual culture or performance study or expertise in cross-regional literary exchange. PhD in Japanese or related field required.   Applicants must have a promising research agenda and a strong commitment to both undergraduate and graduate teaching.  A PhD in hand by June 1, 2017 for start date of August 16, 2017 required.  Salary is competitive.
 
Website: http://www.ealc.illinois.edu/
Posting Date: 09/26/2016
Closing Date 11/15/2016