Job Opening: Japanese or Korean humanities, Johns Hopkins University

Institution: Johns Hopkins University, Program in East Asian Studies
Location: Maryland, United States
Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow in Japanese or Korean Humanities

The program in East Asian Studies at Johns Hopkins University is pleased to announce a two-year teaching Post Doctoral Fellowship in Japanese or Korean Humanities to begin July 1, 2018.  Applicants in the following disciplines will be considered: film, literature (classical or modern), art history, philosophy, religion, archaeology, anthropology, and museum studies. The post-doctoral fellow will be expected to teach two courses per semester and present his or her research at least once as part of the East Asian Studies speaker series.

We specifically seek a recent PhD who would benefit from collaboration with (and mentorship from) our current faculty and who would, by means of teaching and research, contribute to the vitality and intellectual diversity of our program.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample syllabi, writing sample, and three confidential letters of recommendation by way of Interfolio. In the cover letter, please describe the four classes per year that you propose to teach as part of our program, as well as the ways in which your teaching and research interests will contribute to the East Asian Studies program at Johns Hopkins. Review of applications will begin on April 22, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The position will commence on July 1, 2018.

Questions may be directed to Tobie Meyer-Fong.

Apply through Interfolio at

Contact: Tobie Meyer-Fong (


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