Position, Assistant Professor Japanese Studies, McGill University

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For full details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=59163

The Department of East Asian Studies, McGill University, invites applications for a tenure-track
position in Japanese Studies at the Assistant Professor level. This appointment will commence on
August 1, 2020. Area of specialization is open, but we encourage applications from scholars working
with interdisciplinary and interregional interests in the humanities, such as the fields of
literature, media, gender, and cultural studies. Time period: Edo to the present. Candidates should
be prepared to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of specialization, as well as
general courses including “Introduction to East Asian Culture: Japan,” have an active research
programme involving Japanese language sources and have native or near-native fluency in Japanese
and English. In addition to an innovative research portfolio, the successful candidate is expected
to show promise of excellence in teaching. Candidates are expected to contribute to the development
of the Department. Ph.D. expected at time of appointment; teaching experience preferred. Knowledge
of French an asset. Salary will be negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Website:     https://www.mcgill.ca/eas/
Posting Date:     09/20/2019
Closing Date     10/25/2019