Thursday, January 9, 2020

Pitt hiring Visiting Lecturer for Japanese Literature and Culture Program for 2020-2021 academic year.

The University of Pittsburgh's Department of East Asian Languages & Literatures is hiring a Visiting Lecturer in Japanese for the 2020-2021 academic year.
The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures of the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for the position of Visiting Lecturer for its Japanese Literature and Culture Program, pending budgetary approval. The appointment will begin on September 1, 2020 and end on April 30, 2021. The successful candidate must hold a PhD by the time of appointment and possess broad competence in teaching Japanese studies courses in literature, popular culture, performance, theater, translation studies, or media and film. The successful candidate will teach six undergraduate courses per year, five courses from the aforementioned areas and one course in her/his area of expertise. The candidate should have experience teaching Japan studies courses at a North American institution. Other duties may include mentoring students, normal service duties in the Department, and working with other Asia specialists in the Department and on campus.