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Position in Pre-modern Japanese Literature and Culture, College of East Asian Studies, Wesleyan University.
Effective July 1, 2016. Assistant professor (tenure-track) in Japanese. PhD in hand or near completion by time of appointment. We seek a colleague with a broad foundation in pre-modern Japanese literature and culture and have a particular interest in candidates whose research and teaching engage with comparative frameworks informed by critical theory. Grounding in another discipline, such as Visual Studies, Gender Studies, or in the literature of a region outside Japan, will be considered advantageous The successful candidate will have native or near-native fluency in Japanese and display tangible evidence of excellence in language instruction. The teaching load is two courses per semester, typically including at least one upper-level language course per year.
Posting Date: 08/19/2015
Closing Date 10/01/2015