Assistant Professor Japanese Studies, McGill University
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The Department of East Asian Studies, McGill University, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Japanese Studies at the Assistant Professor level. This appointment will commence on August 1, 2020. Area of specialization is open, but we encourage applications from scholars working with interdisciplinary and interregional interests in the humanities, such as the fields of literature, media, gender, and cultural studies. Time period: Edo to the present. Candidates should be prepared to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of specialization, as well as general courses including “Introduction to East Asian Culture: Japan,” have an active research programme involving Japanese language sources and have native or near-native fluency in Japanese and English. In addition to an innovative research portfolio, the successful candidate is expected to show promise of excellence in teaching. Candidates are expected to contribute to the development of the Department. Ph.D. expected at time of appointment; teaching experience preferred. Knowledge of French an asset. Salary will be negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience.