Job Opening: Modern or Contemporary Japanese Literature

Institution: Yale University, East Asian Languages and Literatures
Location:   Connecticut, United States
Position:   Assistant Professor, Modern or Contemporary Japanese Literature

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures announces a search to make a tenure-track appointment as assistant professor in the field of modern or contemporary Japanese literature, to begin July 1, 2013.  The appointee will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and will be expected to contribute to Yales interdisciplinary programs.  Candidates should have completed a Ph.D. by the time of appointment.   A letter of application, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation, and a sample chapter or scholarly paper (maximum 30 pages) in electronic formats should be submitted online at:

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2012. Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women and underrepresented minorities.



About Paula

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