Job Opening: Japanese literary study, Yale University

job opening - 5The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Yale University seeks to hire a scholar in the field of Japanese literary study who concentrates in any period from 1600 to the present. We encourage applications from scholars with any area of specialization, but we particularly encourage those with expertise in gender and sexuality studies, theater studies, media studies, or history of the book. This is an open-rank search, with appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications. Duties include teaching and advising at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

More information on the department can be found at

For questions about the position, please contact Professor Edward Kamens (, Chair of the Search Committee.

Administrative questions should be directed to Maura Turner (

Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, a chapter-length writing sample prepared for anonymous reading, and three letters of references through Interfolio at

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.

Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, faculty, and staff. Applications from women, members of minority groups, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are particularly welcome.

About Paula

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