Job Opening: Japanese art and material culture, Leiden University

job opening - 5Institution: Leiden University, Leiden University Institute for Area Studies (LIAS)
Location: Netherlands
Position: Assistant Professor, University Lectureship in Japanese Art and Material Culture

Leiden University invites applications for a University Lectureship in Japanese Art and Material Culture. Applicants have must specialist expertise in art and material culture of Japan, with proven affinity with pre-Meiji sources, be able to teach on traditional and contemporary topics at the undergraduate level, and be able to engage with the wider East Asian and Asian contexts and position the study of Japanese art and material culture in transnational and global configurations. Appointment will initially be for three years starting August 2017, with the possibility of a permanent position thereafter. Leiden University is committed to diversity, inclusiveness, and equal opportunities. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break. Application deadline: 1 April 2017. Please read the full CFA at http://www.werkenbij.leidenuniv.nl/vacatures/wetenschappelijke-functies/17-045.html

Contact:

Ivo Smits
Professor of Arts and Cultures of Japan
Leiden University Institute for Area Studies (LIAS)
Leiden University
P.O. Box 9515
2300 RA  Leiden
The Netherlands
E-mail:  i.b.smits@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Website:http://werkenbij.leidenuniv.nl/vacatures/wetenschappelijke-functies/17-045.html

 

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Paula lives in the vortex of graduate life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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