Boston University VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, JAPANESE LITERATURE, Department of World Languages & Literatures in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

The Department of World Languages & Literatures (WLL) invites applications for a one-year non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor position in Japanese literature for the 2018-2019 academic year beginning on July 1, 2018. The successful candidate will have a PhD in hand with a specialty in premodern Japanese Literature before 1868.

We expect a publishing record, significant teaching experience, and a willingness to participate actively in student advising. In addition, we look forward to having a scholar on campus who can actively contribute to and benefit from the intellectual life of the Department. The position involves teaching two courses each semester, at least two of which may be of the candidate’s own design. The deadline for applications is February 15, 2018.

Please use AcademicJobsOnline to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample syllabi, and the contact information of two references. Applications submitted through a website other than AcademicJobsOnline will not be considered. Inquiries about the position or application process should be addressed to Cynthia Cook (

Required Skills

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Tracking Code: 9911/A2918

Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Salary: Competitive