Job Opening: Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in Japanese Religions

Institution: University of Southern California, Center for Japanese Religions and Culture and the School of Religion
Location:       California, United States
Position:       Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in Japanese Religions

The Center for Japanese Religions and Culture (CJRC) and the School of Religion at the University of Southern California invite applications for an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship, beginning Fall 2013. The fellowship is for one year and is non-renewable.  The fellowship has an annual salary in the first year of $60,000, plus a research/travel allowance of $2,000 annually, and fringe benefits. The field of specialization is Japanese religions. The Fellow will teach one course each semester in the School of Religion, will be given research space at CJRC, and will be expected to participate in CJRC research relevant to his or her interests.  The Fellow must have a Ph.D. in hand, and should be within 5 years of receiving the Ph.D., at the beginning of the appointment.

To apply, please submit an application letter, a CV, a brief description of your research (including both the dissertation and current/future projects), and a dossier of three letters of recommendation to Kana Yoshida at cjrc@dornsife.usc.edu.  The letters should be sent directly by the referees, and one must speak to the candidate’s teaching abilities.

In order to be considered for this position, applicants are also required to submit an electronic application through the USC Jobs Web site, https://jobs.usc.edu/.  Please reference requisition #016384 to locate the job posting for this position.  Review of applications will begin on Jan. 1, 2013, though applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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.

Contact:

Kana Yoshida, Program Specialist
Center for Japanese Religions and Culture
University of Southern California
Tel. 213-821-4365
cjrc@dornsife.usc.edu

Website:        http://dornsife.usc.edu/cjrc

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