The Japanese Program in the East Asian Languages and Literatures Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a one-year position in Japanese Culture/Language at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, effective July 2012. Responsibilities include teaching cultural aspects of Japan in the successful candidate’s specialization (e.g., literature, cinema/media), as well as language courses. We seek applicants with Ph.D. in hand or near completion, fluency or near fluency in Japanese and English, strong commitment to teaching undergraduates within an interdisciplinary context. Training and actual experience in Japanese language teaching at college level is strongly preferred. Consideration of applications will begin in February and continue until the position is filled.
Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and two sample syllabi in the applicant’s field to: Professor Kyoko Omori, Japanese Culture Search Committee Chair, Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Road, Clinton, NY 13323 (or to firstname.lastname@example.org). Applicants should also have transcripts and three letters of recommendation sent to the Committee Chair. For full consideration, submit all materials by February 1, 2012.
Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at www.upstatenyherc.org. Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.
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Hamilton College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer and encourages diversity in all areas of the campus community.Posted 01/11/2012