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Job Announcement: Assistant Professor of Early Modern Japanese Literature and Culture


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Assistant Professor of Early Modern Japanese Literature and Culture

The Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor of Early Modern (Edo period) Japanese Literature and Culture to begin August 2018. Candidates should have a PhD in Japanese literature or a related field, as well as a minimum of one year of research experience in one or more of the following areas: early modern Japanese fiction, drama/theatre, poetry, nativist studies, and/or related area. Research expertise may have been obtained during doctoral studies. ABD candidates will be considered. However, if the PhD degree is not conferred by August 20, 2018, the candidate will be appointed initially as an Instructor. Job duties include teaching courses in Japanese literature and culture to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as service to the university.

Applicants must apply online at www.cu.edu/cu-careers, job number 10161 to create and complete the online application. Please include a letter of application, current CV, writing sample, and copies of syllabi of courses taught or proposed. You will receive a confidential email requesting contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The appointment will be contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check as required by the University.


R. Keller Kimbrough

Professor and Graduate Director of Japanese

Dept. of Asian Languages and Civilizations

279 University of Colorado, Boulder

Boulder, CO  80309-0279




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