Job Opening: Premodern Japanese humanities, Harvard University

job opening - 5The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University is conducting a search for a tenure-track position in premodern Japanese humanities. We are particularly interested in applications from scholars in pre-Tokugawa history, pre-Meiji literature, and other fields of the humanities whose work complements that of current faculty at Harvard. The deadline for applications is October 17, 2016. More details on the position, including the portal for submitting application materials, can be found at
Position Description:  The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor in pre-modern Japanese humanities. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2017. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applications from scholars working in pre-Tokugawa history or pre-Meiji literature are particularly encouraged, but we also welcome applications from other humanists whose work complements that of our current Japanese studies faculty.
Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Contact Information:  Chair, Pre-modern Japanese Humanities Search Committee, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138.
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Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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