Position, Open rank- Japanese Environmental Humanities, University of California - Irvine

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For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57599

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE, Irvine, CA 92697-6000. The Department of East Asian Studies invites applications for an open rank position in Japanese Environmental Humanities, appointment to begin 1 July 2019. Discipline is open to Japanese cinema, literature, philosophy, history, theater, anthropology, visual studies, political thought, or any field that uses Japanese texts to study the relation between nature and society, science and politics, the material and the ideal. Teaching responsibilities include lectures and seminars at the undergraduate and graduate level, plus graduate advising. This hire is supported by a Japan Foundation Institutional Project Support (IPS) grant and part of a campus initiative to 1) establish UC Irvine as a major center for Environment and Sustainability Studies within the field of Japanese Studies and 2) launch a 4+1 MA program in Japanese within the Department of EAS. The successful candidate will have a compelling research profile and strong leadership skills. A Ph.D. is required.

Website:   www.humanities.uci.edu/eastasian/
Posting Date:     10/12/2018
Closing Date     11/13/2018