Job Opening: One-Year Visiting Instructor of Japanese History

job opening - 5Institution:   Western Washington University, History
Location:   Washington, United States
Position:   Non-Tenure Track Faculty, One-Year Visiting Instructor – Japan

One-Year Visiting Instructor – Japan

Department of History


One-year Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of History beginning on September 16, 2015, through June 15, 2016.  The position is open to historians of Japan.


The Department of History at Western Washington University consists of nineteen tenured or tenure-track faculty whose courses serve a very active history major and make significant contributions to the university’s general education curriculum. History courses cover nearly every historical era and much of the globe. The department encourages its faculty to participate in interdisciplinary programs such as East Asian Studies, Women Gender and Sexuality Studies, International Studies, Latin American Studies, Canadian-American Studies, and the Honors program. Faculty in the department provide high quality courses that prepare majors and non-majors with skills in research, analysis, and writing. The department likewise houses a small but strong M.A. program in history and a nationally recognized M.A. program in Archives and Records Management.

Apply online at and have letters of reference sent directly to:

Jennie Huber, Administrative Services Manager
Department of History, MS 9061
Western Washington University
516 High Street
Bellingham, WA  98225-9061

Materials must be received by May 1, 2015

Other Information: For general questions contact the Department Administrator Jennie Huber at (360) 650-3457or e-mail

About Paula

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