The University of Hong Kong invites applications for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Japanese Studies in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, to commence on August 1, 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal. An appointee with demonstrated performance will be considered for tenure towards the end of the second three-year contract. Specialisations within the discipline of Japanese Studies are open.
The Worcester Art Museum seeks an exceptional Assistant Curator of Asian Art to help lead a distinctive program centered upon the Museum's significant Asian collections, launched in 1901 with a large bequest of Japanese prints by John Chandler Bancroft. Worcester's holdings of Asian Art encompass the entire continent and range from antiquities to the twentieth century. Areas of particular depth include Japanese painting, with a notable concentration of haiga, and Japanese prints, including extensive holdings from the Edo, Meiji, and postwar eras.
The Asian Studies Program at the University of Puget Sound invites applications for a tenure-line Assistant Professor position in Chinese language and literature to begin July 2015. Field of specialization is open, but preference will be given to applicants who can offer courses in both pre-modern and modern Chinese literature and contribute to the core curriculum or other inter-disciplinary programs on campus.
The Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures (REALC) at Emory University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Japanese Language and Linguistics beginning fall 2015. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Japanese linguistics by time of appointment and possess native or near-native proficiency in both Japanese and English. Specialists in sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, second language acquisition, language pedagogy or related fields are especially welcome to apply.
The University of New Mexico seeks applications for an Assistant Professorship in the History of East Asia in any time period, with an anticipated start date of August 2015. The position is probationary leading to a tenure decision. The University of New Mexico, located in Albuquerque, is a major public research university with a highly diverse student population.