Position, Assistant Professor of Modern Japanese History, Michigan State University

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Michigan State University, History

Modern Japanese History - Assistant, tenure system.

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Michigan, United States
Position:   Assistant Professor

Modern Japanese History.  Assistant, tenure system.  Michigan State University’s Department of History seeks a historian with research expertise in modern Japan (Tokugawa period to the present). Candidates should demonstrate an ability to engage with MSU’s Asian Studies Center and with the Department of History’s broad areas of research strength.

The teaching load is two courses per semester.  Evidence of scholarship and a strong commitment to teaching is expected.  The successful candidate will be expected to pursue external funding in the form of grants and fellowships.  Ph.D. required before the appointment is made.  Salary, benefits, and support for research are competitive.  Full-time academic year appointment will begin on August 16, 2015.

The application deadline is November 13, 2014.  Apply at www.jobs.msu.edu  (Job #8479).  Upload a CV, cover letter addressing research and teaching, and a list of references.  In addition, three confidential letters of recommendation and a writing sample should be mailed to:

Professor Ethan Segal

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Chair, Department of History

Old Horticulture Building

506 E. Circle Dr.

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI 48824-1036

USA

Michigan State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications from women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged.  Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.

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Professor Ethan Segal

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Chair, Department of History

Old Horticulture Building

506 E. Circle Dr.

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI 48824-1036

USA

Website: jobs.msu.edu
Primary Category: Japanese History / Studies
Secondary Categories: None
Posting Date: 09/04/2014
Closing Date 11/13/2014