Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and East Asian Studies

Brown University seeks a scholar of Japanese Literature of any period at the rank of assistant professor (tenure track) for a joint appointment in the Departments of Comparative Literature and East Asian Studies. Ph.D. must be completed by the time of employment or firmly expected. Proficiency in Japanese, and English, is required. The field and period of specialization is open, but the successful candidate will be expected to teach a comprehensive range of genres and historical periods. Candidates in their application should outline their current and future research in Comparative Literature and East Asian Studies.  Candidates should also suggest courses at introductory and advanced levels illustrating range in historical and critical approaches. Demonstrated excellence in scholarship and teaching, and a commitment to diversity and inclusion in education, are essential. Please submit complete dossier, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, dissertation abstract, sample of scholarly writing, and three letters of recommendation, online at the link above by October 15, 2019. Review of applications will begin then; however, applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled.

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