Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Japanese, Grinnell College

GRINNELL COLLEGE.

The Department of Chinese and Japanese invites applications for a three-year appointment in Japanese beginning Fall 2019. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests might include, but are not limited to: Japanese Language at all levels, Japanese Literature and Culture, Japanese Linguistics, Japanese Pedagogy, or Second Language Acquisition.

Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by October 20, 2018. Please visit our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), a sample of scholarly writing, and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Mariko Schimmel, at [JapaneseSearch@grinnell.edu] or 641-269-3272.

Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.

An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.

Website:   https://www.grinnell.edu/academics/majors-concentrations/chinese-japanese

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57406

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