Published: Oct. 10, 2022

The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ( invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in modern Japanese studies to start July 1, 2023. Selected candidates who have significant international experience will receive the additional honorary title of Kaufman Family Global Fellow.

Candidates should have completed Ph.D. in Japanese studies or related field and should possess native or near-native fluency in English and Japanese. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses; conducting research on Japanese literature, theatre, film, animation, and/or other forms of cultural production; and service work such as participating in the continued development of the Department’s program in Japanese studies.

Qualified applicants should apply online at Applications should include a letter detailing research and teaching interests, CV, sample syllabi (if available), writing sample, and a list with names, titles, and email addresses of four professional references who may be asked for letters of recommendation.

The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies seeks to foster a climate where diversity is valued in all its forms. Please see our website for further details.

Review of applications begins on November 7, 2022; search will remain open until the position is filled.