The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures in the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Iowa invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in modern and contemporary Japanese literature and culture. Appointment requires the Ph.D. in Japanese literature or related areas by August 2012. Applicants should show evidence of an active research agenda and successful teaching experience, with ability to contribute to general undergraduate courses, majors courses, and graduate seminars. In addition to literature, one or more desirable areas of special expertise may include film/media, popular culture, literary translation, gender, or transnational dimensions of Japanese culture.
The salary for this position is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Interested candidates must include letter of interest, curriculum vitae, one article-length scholarly essay, and the introduction to, or one chapter from, the dissertation to the Search Committee via online application at http://jobs.uiowa.edu and arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted online to the same link. Refer to requisition number 60070. Paper applications will not be accepted. Screening will begin on November 1, 2011.
Contact: The University of Iowa
Online App. Form: http://jobs.uiowa.edu/