Job Opening: Comparative English and Japanese Literature or Linguistics

job opening - 5Full-time Associate Professor or Assistant Professor of Literature or Linguistics
Department of English Linguistics and Literature,
Faculty of Letters, General Department of Humanities, Kansai University

Vacancy No: D114051130

The Department of English Linguistics and Literature in the Faculty of Letters at Kansai University, Suita Japan, invites applications for a position teaching comparative English and Japanese literature or linguistics tenable from 1 April, 2015.

The successful applicant will become a member of the Department of Linguistics and Literature and will be expected to develop and teach a course in comparative English and Japanese literature or linguistics in English, as well as teach seminars in English literature or linguistics at all levels, in addition to supervising graduation and graduate theses written in Japanese or English and to carry out administrative duties in Japanese. Applicants should hold a PhD or have conducted equivalent research and have native or near-native competence in English as well as a high level of Japanese proficiency.

Those seeking further information should contact:

To learn how to apply for this vacancy and download the necessary forms, please visit: (Japanese) or

Closing date: 31st July, 2014.

Interviews are scheduled for Saturday, October 4, 2014.

Kansai University is an equal opportunity employer.

About Paula

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