Job Opening: Modern Japanese History, Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

Institution:  University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign
Location:   Illinois, United States
Position:  Department of History and Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures (Tenure-track assistant professor or tenure-eligible associate professor in Modern Japanese History)

The Department of History and the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor or tenure-eligible associate professor in Modern Japanese History with a target start date of August 16, 2012.  This will be a joint appointment in two departments.  The successful candidate will have a record of research excellence and publication in modern Japanese history or have potential to develop such a record.  Minimum qualifications include a PhD by the start of appointment.  Salary competitive.  Please create your candidate profile through https://jobs.illinois.eduand upload application materials through this system.  To ensure full consideration, upload your application letter, curriculum vitae, teaching materials, and contact information for three professional references.  Referees will be contacted electronically upon the submission of the application.  All materials must be submitted by the closing date of November 1, 2011.  Questions can be addressed to the Department of History, 217-333-1155.

For information about Illinois, visit our web pages at www.history.illinois.edu and www.ealc.illinois.edu.  Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu)

Contact: Questions can be addressed to the Department of History,
217-333-1155.

Website: http://history.illinois.edu

About Paula

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