Job Opening: Early Modern Literature Assistant Professor

The Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Early Modern (Edo period) Japanese literature to begin August 2013. Research expertise in one or more of the following areas: fiction, drama/theatre, poetry, and/or nativist studies. Candidates should have the PhD in hand prior to the start of the appointment.

Applicants must complete the online application information at, posting #818838. All other application materials (a letter of application, a current CV, a writing sample, copies of syllabi of courses taught or proposed, and three letters of recommendation) must be submitted in hard copy via mail to: Early Modern Japanese Search Committee Chair, University of Colorado, Department of ALC, 279 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309-0279.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2012 and will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of Colorado Boulder is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at See for full job description.
Contact: Early Modern Japanese Search Committee Chair
University of Colorado
Department of ALC
279 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0279

About Paula

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