Dean's Postdoctoral Scholar in Japanese

Job description

Job ID: 43144

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Apply On Or Before: 06/25/2018


Modern Languages and Linguistics, Japanese Program


The Japanese Program in the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at Florida State University invites recent PhDs to apply for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Japanese Studies including such fields as Japanese Literature, Linguistics, and Cultural Studies beginning in Fall 2018. We welcome applicants with a broad range of research interests, and we are especially interested in scholarship that transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries and/or engages multiple historical periods or cultures.
The selected candidate is expected to engage in original research, to teach two courses per semester, and to actively support the Japanese undergraduate and graduate curriculum and programming outreach.


Applicants should have degree in hand by May 2018.

Contact Info

Please address questions about this position to Professor Laura Lee, Coordinator of the Japanese Program, at [email protected]

Pay Plan

This is an OPS/temporary Job.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.
Only electronic applications are accepted. Applications must include: (1) a letter of application; (2) a C.V.; (3) a writing sample, (4) a syllabus for a graduate seminar on a topic of the applicant’s choosing, and (5) three letters of recommendation (submitted per instructions below). Please upload all documents (cover letter, CV, writing sample and syllabus) as a single PDF.

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Open until filled

Review of applications will begin on April 24, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

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Posted: 3/29/2018
Application Due: 5/9/2018
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