Job Opening: Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor in Japanese History, Connecticut College

job opening - 5One-year, 2/3 appointment, visiting, assistant professor or instructor in Japanese history

Japanese History, Connecticut College

The Department of History invites applicants for a one-year visiting position, beginning in July 1, 2016. This is a benefits eligible, two-thirds appointment, carrying a 2-2 load. In addition to two required introductory Japanese history classes, intermediate- or upper-level classes in the candidate’s area of expertise would be welcomed. The position is open to specialists in all fields of Japanese History. PhD preferred, but ABD will be considered.

Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. Recognizing that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable, the College has embarked on a significantly successful initiative to diversify its faculty, student body and curriculum. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity. AA/EEO

We value the contributions visitors bring to our community and encourage their active engagement with their departments and all aspects of campus life during the course of their appointment. Visiting faculty are initially participating members of the faculty and voting members in their second and subsequent years; their presence is welcome at all faculty meetings.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to Interfolio at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Questions may addressed to Lisa Wilson, Chair, History Department, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT 06320;

About Paula

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