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University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of East Asian Studies

Reference number: 9636

The Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Vienna is primarily concerend with social and cultural aspects of contemporary East Asia. We are looking for support in social science research and teaching on modern Japan to strengthen our research on rural Japan. The 40-hour/week position is limited to a six-year period.

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna (http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 16.05.2019, mentioning reference number 9636.

Human Resources and Gender Equality of the University of Vienna

E-Mail: jobcenter@univie.ac.at

For further information please contact Szemethy, Anita +43-1-4277-45119, Kramer, Angela +43-1-4277-43801 or click here.



Fixed-Term Full-time Researcher of the HIJAS

The Hosei University Research Center for International Japanese Studies would like to invite applications:

Hosei University Research Center for International Japanese Studies Fixed-Term Full-time Researcher (Fixed-Term Professor, Fixed-Term Associate Professor, Fixed-Term Lecturer).

Field of specialty: Humanities or Social Sciences centering on International Japanese Studies.

Qualification requirements: (1) Doctoral degree held in an applicable field, or an equivalent research achievement made; in possession of wide learning and high-level approach to research that traverses academic fields. (2) Having a good understanding of the philosophy, activities and operation of the Research Center, accompanied by ability and enthusiasm that would make a positive contribution. (3) Nationality is of no matter, but must be able to carry out work tasks in Japanese without difficulty. Must also be able to communicate effectively in English.

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Application deadline: Friday, 31st May 2019. Postmarks on this day will be accepted.



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Senior Lecturer in Japanese studies at University of Oslo

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A temporary position of Senior lecturer (SKO 1198) in Modern and Contemporary Japanese Culture and Society is available at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo. The appointment is for a period of two years, with possibility for prolongation. Starting date: 1 August  2019.

The vacancy is a teaching position, with 75 % teaching and supervision work, 19 % academic development work, and 6 % administration.  The teaching will normally be at bachelor level. The appointment is made on condition that changes to the subject area and tasks may be determined by the employer.

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