Job Opening: Open Rank Professor of Medieval or Early Japanese History

Institution: Princeton University, East Asian Studies
Location:   New Jersey, United States
Position:   Assistant Professor, Full Professor

Princeton University
Open Rank Professor of Medieval or Early Japanese History

The Department of East Asian Studies at Princeton University invites applications for an open ranked, senior or junior, position in medieval or early Japanese history. The appointment will be made in both the East Asian Studies and History Departments. The successful candidate should have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research.

A Ph.D. must be in hand or expected by September 1, 2013.

For full consideration, please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample (e.g., a dissertation chapter). Junior applicants should also solicit three letters of recommendation. Letters may be mailed to Medieval or Early Japanese History Search Committee, Department of East Asian Studies, Princeton University, 211 Jones Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544.

Please note: Senior faculty should NOT solicit letters of recommendation on their behalf.

The review of applications will begin on October 15, 2012. The search will remain open until the position is filled. Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations. We strongly encourage qualified women and minority candidates to apply.

You may apply online at, for job requisition 1200419.

Contact: Medieval or Early Japanese History Search Committee
Department of East Asian Studies
Princeton University
211 Jones Hall
Princeton, NJ 08544.

About Paula

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