East Asian Studies - Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Japanese Language and Literature

East Asian Studies - Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Japanese Language and Literature
Date:  09/27/2018

The Department of East Asian Studies at Colby College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Japanese Language and Literature starting Fall 2019. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Japanese with a specialty in literature, cultural studies, film studies, or related fields. We are looking for native or near-native proficiency both in spoken and written Japanese and English; and evidence of excellence in teaching language to a diverse student population. Teaching responsibilities include Japanese language (beginning through advanced level) and the candidate's area of specialty. The teaching load is 4.5 a year.

Interested applicants should send: (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy; (4) sample syllabi (one language course and one literature course); (5) teaching evaluation (both language and literature courses if available); (6) a statement of current and future research interest; and (7) three letters of recommendations via interfolio at the following link: http://apply.interfolio.com/55580

Review of applications will begin October 25 and will continue until the position is filled.

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate in its educational programs or employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or military or veteran’s status. Colby is an equal opportunity employer and operates in accordance with federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college.

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