The Department of East Asian Studies at New York University invites applications for an open-rank and open field tenure-track position in Japanese Studies. We encourage all applicants engaged with critical and methodological issues connected to Japan and East Asian Studies, including those working within and across media and film, literature, intellectual history, urban studies, gender/sexuality studies, postcolonial studies, and cultural studies. The rank is open but preference will be given to junior or mid-career candidates. We seek candidates interested in working in a department that encourages transregional and global perspectives. The initial appointment begins September 1, 2020, and it is subject to budgetary and administrative approval.
The successful candidate must be in possession of a relevant doctoral degree and demonstrate scholarly excellence and a commitment to both graduate and undergraduate teaching.
Applicants should submit a letter, a CV, a writing sample (20-30 pages), sample syllabi for both an undergraduate and a graduate course, three reference letters, as well as a statement detailing their commitment to diversity equity and inclusion, using this link on the department website.
Application deadline: Review of applications will begin on December 6, 2019.
Please note that we do not accept electronic applications sent by email.
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