University of Chicago, East Asian Languages and Civilizations
POSTDOCTORAL TEACHING FELLOW IN EARLY MODERN JAPAPNESE STUDIES
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Illinois, United States|
|Position:||Instructor, Post-Doctoral Fellow|
The University of Chicago's Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations is pleased to announce a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in Early Modern Japanese Studies. We invite researchers pursuing innovative work in the fields of history, literature, religion, and visual culture with a focus on the Edo period to apply. The successful candidate, appointed at the rank of Instructor, will teach two undergraduate courses over the course of the academic year and will be expected to participate actively in the graduate workshops, symposia, and other events associated with the Japanese Studies program. A University of Chicago faculty member will serve as a mentor to the Fellow. Applicants who have earned their Ph.D. no earlier than 2007 will be considered. The initial appointment is for two years, and renewal for a third year is possible, contingent upon budgetary approval and satisfactory review of performance. Salary is competitive and includes benefits. The anticipated start date for the appointment is September 1, 2013.
Applications must be received by the closing date of March 1, 2013. Materials received after this date will not be considered.
Applicants should submit:
1) a letter of application,
2) abstract and one chapter of the dissertation (or other suitable writing sample),
3) syllabi of two proposed courses,
4) a current curriculum vitae, and
5) two letters of recommendation.
All materials except letters of recommendation must be submitted online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website at http://tinyurl.com/9c2g446
Letters of recommendation can be sent in any of the following ways:
1) uploading at the University of Chicago’s Academic Career Opportunities website
2) emailing a signed pdf to firstname.lastname@example.org
3) using Interfolio
4) mailing a signed original letter to EALC, The University of Chicago, 1050 E. 50th Street, Wb. 301, Chicago, IL 6063, attn. D. Brennan
Dawn Brennan, Dept. Coordinator
|Primary Category:||Japanese History / Studies