Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese

Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a two-year appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese beginning in Fall 2023. The successful candidate will teach five courses, both within the Japanese language program and in the candidate’s area of expertise. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in Japanese language and literature or related field; native or near-native fluency in Japanese and English; and experience in teaching Japanese to English-speaking students at the college level. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity are particularly encouraged to apply. ABDs will be considered.

To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant's research and scholarship undertaken, its relevance to the field or discipline, prior teaching experience, and courses they can offer; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) a teaching philosophy that includes a statement on promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in a liberal arts environment; 4) an unofficial transcript; and 5) contact information for three professional references. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website.

Review of applications will begin on March 24, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the March 24 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.

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