Job Opening: Visiting Assistant Professor in Japanese Studies, UCSB

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2019-2020 academic year.

We seek applicants with expertise in Japanese literature from the Meiji Period to the present and Japanese film from a cultural studies perspective. We seek candidates with active research agendas who will participate in research activities in the department and be available to graduate students with relevant topics. The candidate will be expected to teach five courses related to their expertise and to advanced language training: Survey of Modern Japanese Literature, Topics in Modern Japanese Literature (topics to be chosen by the candidate), Japanese Cinema, and two classes of advanced Japanese readings (readings to be chosen by the candidate) or one class of advanced Japanese readings plus a second class to be determined. The candidate would also be asked to contribute to department programs by planning events related to their expertise, such as film showings and visiting speakers.

The position will remain open until filled, but complete applications received by May 13, 2019 will receive full review.


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About Paula

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