Job Opening: Assistant Professor in Early Modern and/or Modern Japanese Literature

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Taper Hall of Humanities 356, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0357) is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Early Modern and/or Modern Japanese Literature with an anticipated start date of Fall 2012. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment, and the successful candidate will be expected to teach four courses per year, including courses in USC’s General Education program.

Please send a letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation and a writing sample (article length) to japaneselitsearch@dornsife.usc.edu . In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must also apply via  https://jobs.usc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=61150 . Review of applications will begin November 4th; applications should be complete at that time. USC strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.

About Paula

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