Social Science Research Scholar, Japan Program

Location
Stanford
Posted
Nov 05, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Social Science Research Scholar, Japan Program

Stanford University

Job Number:
80910


The Japan Program at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia Pacific Research Center is seeking a research scholar with a Ph.D. in political science, economics, or related areas to conduct research on Japanese politics or economy and to assist in teaching a course on Contemporary Japan.

The position is one-year fixed-term. Start date September 1, 2019.

The research scholar will assist faculty members of the Japan Program in teaching a course on contemporary Japan:

  • Lecture and lead class discussions

  • Schedule guest instructors

  • Hold office hours for students

  • Maintain the course website on canvas

  • Develop topics for short papers and assist faculty instructors with evaluation process

  • Promote student awareness of course related seminars and panel discussions that are occurring within APARC and other centers at FSI

    The research scholar may help the Japan Program organize academic conferences that will be scheduled during the academic year 2019-2020:

  • Invite speakers and communicate agenda and logistics

  • Participate in the conferences

  • Author, write and publish a detailed report on the conferences

  • Publish the report on the Japan Program website

    The research scholar will contribute to the Japan Program:

  • Conduct his/her own research related to Japan

  • Present his/her own research at Japan Program colloquium

  • Interact with other researchers at the Japan Program

    Qualifications

  • Working in a capacity which ordinarily requires a Ph.D. or its equivalent in research skill and subject knowledge, a Research Scholar is involved directly in the execution, and frequently the design, of a PI's research activities.

  • For consideration and job details, please submit curriculum vitae, cover letter, two writing samples on relevant topics, and three reference letters by December 01, 2018.

  • A background check will be required for the final candidate




    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching, and clinical missions or any other characteristic protected by law.



    Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.



    Job: Academic

    Location: Dean of Research

    Schedule: Full-time

    Classification Level: R99

    Job Code 6784 - Social Science Research Scholar




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