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University of Hong Kong, School of Modern Languages and Cultures
Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Japanese Studies
Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Japanese Studies in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (Ref.: 504463), to commence on July 1, 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract. The level of appointment will be determined based on qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Exceptionally outstanding candidates at the Professor/Associate Professor level may be considered for appointment on tenure terms subject to approval.
The Department of Japanese Studies in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Hong Kong is one of the leading departments on Japan in East Asia. The Department offers comprehensive undergraduate and research postgraduate (M.Phil. and Ph.D.) programmes in Japanese Studies with an interdisciplinary orientation. Its team of 13 full-time professoriate and language staff is actively engaged in cutting-edge research and teaching. Information about the Department can be obtained at https://japanese.hku.hk.
Applicants should have an internationally recognised record of research excellence and possess native or near-native fluency in Japanese and English. We encourage applications from scholars with a research focus on modern or contemporary Japan in such fields as Anthropology, Sociology, Media and Cultural Studies, Popular Culture and Literature, and other related areas. A digital approach to humanities is an additional advantage.
Contact: see posting
Posting Date: 07/30/2021
Closing Date 10/28/2021