Job Opening: Lecturer in Japanese History at UW Seattle

job opening - 5(cross-posted from PMJS)

Institution: University of Washington
Location: Seattle, WA
Position:  Full- or Part-Time Lecturer in Japanese History (1- or 2-year appointment from September 16, 2015 to June 15, 2016 or June 15, 2017)

Job Description:

The Department of History and the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies seek a full- or part-time lecturer to teach six (if full-time) or four (if part-time) courses, including a large lower-level lecture course in Japanese civilization, and one upper-level lecture course on the history of modern Japan (from the late Tokugawa period to the present). Other possibilities include four (if full-time) or two (if part-time) other undergraduate courses such as an upper-level lecture course on pre-modern Japan and some seminars.  If candidates are able to teach a Korean history course as part of their load, that would be a positive but secondary consideration.

Qualifications:

Candidates are expected to possess: a Ph.D. in Japanese history, and experience teaching history to undergraduates as an instructor or teaching assistant.  Candidates with an ongoing research agenda and scholarly publications are preferred.

Deadline:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but preference will be given to applications received by April 15, 2015.

To Apply:

Please send to the below address:
*a cover letter that describes your teaching interests and experience, and academic preparation, and, if they exist, publications;
*a curriculum vitae;
*syllabi for courses in Japanese civilization, history of modern Japan, and any other courses the candidate has taught in Japanese or Korean history.
*Three letters of recommendation

Japanese History Lecturer Search Committee
Department of History
Smith 315
University of Washington
Campus Box 353560
Seattle, WA  98195-3560

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to the Department of History at: (206).543.6224 or histfacs@uw.edu

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I am an aspiring scholar of Japanese & Luchuan history with a particular interest in cultural history & the arts, from the traditional to the contemporary, the elite to the popular.
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