Job Opening: Visiting Asst Prof, Japanese, Centre College


Institution: Centre College
Location: Danville, Kentucky, United States
Position: Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese

Centre College invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor of Japanese beginning in August, 2015. The successful candidate will hold a PhD or be ABD in Japanese or a related field and possess native or near-native fluency in Japanese. The successful candidate will teach a range of courses in Japanese language and culture as well as a course for first-year students during our three-week January term.

Centre College, a highly selective liberal arts college of about 1,400 students, has one of the nation’s premier study abroad programs and is ranked among the top fifty National Liberal Arts Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. Classes are small and academic standards are high. Centre graduates enjoy extraordinary success, with entrance to top graduate and professional schools, prestigious fellowships for further study abroad, and rewarding jobs. The College is located in Danville, Kentucky, a town of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life. It is within easy driving distance of Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati. Centre College is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. Centre strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated rather than discouraged, where the individuals have the opportunity to exchange ideas and share in the richness of mutual experiences. Please view the Statement of Community. For information concerning the college, visit our web site at www.centre.edu.

To apply, please go to http://apply.interfolio.com/30240 and submit a letter of application, CV including names of three references, and a transcript. Applications will be reviewed as they arrive and an appointment will be made as soon as possible. Centre College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualifications

The successful candidate will hold a PhD or be ABD in Japanese or a related field and possess native or near-native fluency in Japanese.

Application Instructions

Please submit a letter of application, CV including names of three references and a transcript.

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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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