Japan Anthropology Workshop

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Job Posting: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the Anthropology of Japan

Oxford Brookes University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, is advertising for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the Anthropology of Japan. They are seeking a specialist in the Anthropology of Japan who will also have significant expertise in an additional area of general Social Anthropology and/or expertise in an additional ethnographic area. The successful candidate will [...]

Job Posting: Assistant Professor of Japanese Studies and Chinese Studies (two positions)

The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology seeks two tenure-track assistant professors, one in China Studies and one in Japanese Studies, to start August 2014. Candidates must have an earned PhD or be near completion in anthropology, sociology, or a related discipline. A strong commitment to and experience in undergraduate [...]

Position in Japanese Studies, Manchester Univ.

Position available for new permanent faculty member in Japanese Studies. For more information, see the Postings page.

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Japanese, University of Canterbury, NZ

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Japanese School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics Full time (1.0 FTE), continuing / permanent position The closing date for this position is: Wednesday 22th June 2011 (5pm, NZ GMT+12) Applications are invited for the above position in the Japanese Programme, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics, to commence January 2012. The [...]

Visiting Prof. of Anthropology, Amherst College, 2011-2012

Amherst College, Department of Anthropology-Sociology, seeks a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor in Cultural Anthropology for the academic year 2011-2012. Ph.D. is required. The position involves teaching four courses (two each semester), one of which must be in Qualitative Field Methods. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to supervise honors theses. Ethnographic area [...]

Lecturer, Brandeis Univ., Fall 2011

The Department of Anthropology at Brandeis University seeks to hire a Lecturer to teach a graduate course in anthropology (at the doctoral and masters level) that addresses a broad theme of central interest in contemporary sociocultural anthropology, in Fall 2011. Possible topics include, but are not limited to, the following: vernacular modernities; anthropology of religion; [...]

Assoc. Dir. Asian Studies Center, Univ. of Pittsburg, USA

University of Pittsburgh, University Center for International Studies seeks to fill the position of Associate Director (AD) of its Asian Studies Center (ASC). With an international reputation for excellence, the Asian Studies Center has been designated a National Resource Center in East Asian Studies by the U.S. Department of Education. Organizationally, the Center is part [...]

Lecturer in Japanese Studies at Newcastle University

The School of Modern Languages wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Japanese Studies. The post is supported by the Japan Foundation. The successful candidate will have outstanding research potential, a clear research agenda, native or near-native competence in Japanese and English, and relevant teaching experience. The post is tenable from September 2011. See the JAWS [...]

Positions available at the Max Planck Institute

Department II of the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology has the opportunity to offer 8 PhD positions/ PhD grants and 1 Postdoctoral position, starting 1 October 2011 (or as soon as possible thereafter). See the JAWS Postings page for information.