Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Colgate University

Position ID:Colgate-Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures-JAPNAP [#7471]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Area: East Asian Languages and Literatures / Japanese
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2016/07/08, finished 2017/01/06)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Colgate University. The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the Assistant Professor level in modern Japanese language and literature, beginning Fall semester 2017. Native or near-native command of both Japanese and English are required. Completion of the Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire, and college-level teaching experience is preferred. Teaching responsibilities include language at any level as well as modern Japanese literature in translation. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to Asian Studies. All Colgate faculty are expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core. The position offers opportunities to be involved in other interdisciplinary programs such as Film and Media Studies, and Women’s Studies. The successful candidate will also direct in rotation a semester-long study-abroad program in Kyoto. The normal teaching load is five courses per year. Colgate is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the East Asian Languages and Literatures department can be found at Please submit a letter of application, CV, and three letters of reference through Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. Salary and benefits are very competitive. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

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Further Info:
Department of EALL
Colgate University
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346

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