Part-Time One-Year Assistant Professor of Japanese

Institution: 
University of Virginia

The Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applications for a part-time, non-tenure-track one-year position as Assistant Professor, General Faculty of modern Japanese literature and culture beginning in fall 2017. Responsibilities include teaching two undergraduate courses per semester, one of which will be a 4th-year Japanese language class in the fall involving the candidate's area(s) of expertise, and one of which will be a survey of modern Japanese literature in the spring.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. The anticipated appointment start date is July 25, 2017.

To apply, please submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVA (https://jobs.virginia.edu): search on posting number 0620326 and electronically attach the following: curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and sample syllabi. Please arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be emailed to Charles A. Laughlin at cala5m@virginia.edu.

Review of applications will begin on March 3, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to:
Gustav Heldt
Chair, Search Committee
434-924-3740
gch8r@virginia.edu

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Posting Date: 
February 13, 2017
Application Deadline: 
Monday, February 13, 2017
Job Status: 
open