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Recommendations for Employment Seekers in and Beyond Academia

Today’s guest post is by Philip C. Brown, Professor of Japanese history at The Ohio State University. This is a complementary article to his submission to Round 2 of the “The ‘Rebirth’ of Japanese Studies” virtual roundtable for the Association … Continue reading

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Job Opening: President and Executive Director, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i

Position Title: President & Executive Director Institution: Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i Location: Honolulu, HI Start Date: Flexible: November 2018 to January 2019 From official job posting on JCCH.com For more than 30 years, the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Academic Translators and Editors (Freelance)

Academic Language Experts Academic Translators and Editors (Freelance) Academic Language Experts is a company dedicated to helping academic scholars publish their research in prestigious academic fora around the world. We help scholars translate, edit and format their research for publication in academic journals, books, conferences, … Continue reading

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Job Opening: University of Mississippi, Assistant Professor of History, East Asia

Institution: University of Mississippi, Department of History Location:Mississippi, United States Position: Assistant Professor of History, East Asia East Asia. The Arch Dalrymple III Department of History at the University of Mississippi (http://history.olemiss.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track position of assistant professor in East … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Postdoctoral Fellow, East Asia and the Americas, Columbia University

2017-2018 Dorothy Borg Postdoctoral Fellowship in East Asia and the Americas: The Weatherhead East Asian Institute invites applications for its 2017-2018 Postdoctoral Fellowship on “Global Circuits” through the Dorothy Borg Research Program. The Institute is searching for a postdoctoral scholar who … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Postdoc, modern Japanese history, University of Zurich

Institution:           University of Zurich, Department of History Location:              Switzerland Position:               3-year Postdoc (80% position) in Modern Japanese History Starting Date: 1 September 2016 Applicants are invited to join an international team in the Humanities in … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Pre-modern Japanese Literature and Culture

Institution: University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign, EALC Location: Illinois, United States Position: Lecturer The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a one-academic year Lecturer/Instructor in pre-modern Japanese literature and culture. … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Shinjo Ito Postdoctoral Fellowship in Japanese Buddhism, UC Berkeley

With the generous support of the Shinnyo-en Foundation, Center for Japanese Studies at UC Berkeley is pleased to invite applications for a postdoctoral teaching and research fellowship. The term of the appointment is August 1, 2016, to July 31, 2017, with the possibility … Continue reading

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Resource: JREC-IN

I was recently introduced to the website JREC-IN, a portal for job listings in university teaching and research fields in Japan. As tenure track positions here in the US (I apologize, I’m not familiar with the situations in Canada, UK, … Continue reading

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What can you do with a BA in Japanese? Welcome to the Wonderful World of Patent Law

[Today’s post is by a graduate of Gettysburg College who spent several years working in the patent field. Here she introduces the various opportunities that graduates with skills in Japanese and a variety of other fields can take advantage of to … Continue reading

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