Job Opening: Japanese history, Connecticut College

Institution: Connecticut College
Location:  New London, Connecticut
Position:  Visiting Assistant Professor, History

The Department of History invites applicants for a one-year visiting position in Japanese History, beginning in July 1, 2017. 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 teaching load for the position is three courses per semester. The position is open to specialists in all fields of Japanese History. PhD preferred, but ABD will be considered. This is a benefits eligible position.

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. We encourage applications from candidates who share this understanding of the faculty role and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, including members of historically underrepresented groups. 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 be addressed to Lisa Wilson, Chair, History Department, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT 06320;


Lisa Wilson, Chair, History Department, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London, CT 06320;


About Paula

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