The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures in Indiana University’s School of Global and International Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position as assistant professor in modern and contemporary Japanese literature and cultural studies. The successful candidate will contribute to the undergraduate and graduate programs of the department. Teaching load is two courses per semester.

Basic Qualifications

The successful candidate will be able to work across arts and humanities disciplines and have expertise in one or more of the following areas: modern and contemporary Japanese literature, film, popular culture, and media studies. Candidates must have a doctoral degree or clear indication that the degree will be in hand by July 31, 2019 and a strong research record.

Department Contact for Questions

Questions regarding the position or application process may be directed to Prof. Edith Sarra, Chair, Modern and Contemporary Japanese Literature and Cultural Studies Search Committee, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Global and International Studies Building 2035, 355 N. Jordan Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405-1105, or via e-mail at: esarra@indiana.edu.

Additional Qualifications

We especially encourage those scholars to apply whose work cuts across genres and media.

Salary and Rank
Tenure Track position; Compensation to be competitive.

Special Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application describing academic preparation, current research and future research plans; CV; three letters of recommendation; official transcripts of graduate studies; a 25-30 page writing sample; and two syllabi, one in the area of specialization and one in a survey literature or cultural-studies content course for undergrads at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/6252 .

All applications received by November 9, 2018 are guaranteed full consideration.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.