Assistant Professor

Charlottesville, VA
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Assistant Professor

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 02-10-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applications for a part-time, non-tenure-track one-year position as Assistant Professor, General Faculty of modern Japanese literature and culture beginning in Fall 2017. Responsibilities include teaching two undergraduate courses per semester, one of which will be a 4th-year Japanese language class in the fall involving the candidate's area(s) of expertise, and one of which will be a survey of modern Japanese literature in the spring.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. The anticipated appointment start date is July 25, 2017.

To apply, please submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVA (, search on posting number 0620326 and electronically attach the following: curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and sample syllabi. Please arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be emailed to Charles A. Laughlin at

Review of applications will begin on March 3, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to:

Gustav Heldt
Chair, Search Committee

Questions regarding the application process in Jobs@UVA should be directed to:

Jean Blackwell
Department Administrator

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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