Position, University of Washington - Seattle, Full- or Part-Time Lecturer in Japanese History

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University of Washington - Seattle, History & International Studies
Full- or Part-Time Lecturer in Japanese History

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Washington, United States
Position:   Lecturer

Position:  Full- or Part-Time Lecturer in Japanese History (1- or 2-year appointment from September 16, 2015 to June 15, 2016 or June 15, 2017)

University of Washington, Seattle. The Department of History and the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies seek a full- or part-time lecturer to teach six (if full-time) or four (if part-time) courses, including a large lower-level lecture course in Japanese civilization, and one upper-level lecture course on the history of modern Japan (from the late Tokugawa period to the present). Other possibilities include four (if full-time) or two (if part-time) other undergraduate courses such as an upper-level lecture course on pre-modern Japan and some seminars.  If candidates are able to teach a Korean history course as part of their load, that would be a positive but secondary consideration.

Candidates are expected to possess: a Ph.D. in Japanese history, and experience teaching history to undergraduates as an instructor or teaching assistant.  Candidates with an ongoing research agenda and scholarly publications are preferred.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but preference will be given to applications received by April 15, 2015.  To apply, please send to the below address:  a cover letter that describes your teaching interests and experience, and academic preparation, and, if they exist, publications; a curriculum vitae; and syllabi for courses in Japanese civilization, history of modern Japan, and any other courses the candidate has taught in Japanese or Korean history.  Three letters of recommendation should also be submitted to:

Japanese History Lecturer Search Committee
Department of History
Smith 315
University of Washington
Campus Box 353560
Seattle, WA  98195-3560

The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veterans, or status as qualified individuals with disabilities.  University of Washington faculty participate in teaching, research, and service. Job code: 0179/0140

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to the Department of History (206.543.6224 or histfacs@uw.edu

 

Contact:

Japanese History Lecturer Search Committee
Department of History
Smith 315
University of Washington
Campus Box 353560
Seattle, WA  98195-3560

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to the Department of History (206.543.6224 or histfacs@uw.edu

Website: http://depts.washington.edu/history
Primary Category: Japanese History / Studies
Secondary Categories: Asian History / Studies
East Asian History / Studies
Social Sciences
World History / Studies
Korean History / Studies
Posting Date: 02/20/2015
Closing Date 04/15/2015