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Assistant Professor in Japanese Literature at Dept. of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Yale University, USA.

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Yale University seeks to make a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Japanese literature and/or related humanities fields who concentrates in any period from the premodern to the modern, to begin July 1, 2022.

Qualifications: Scholars with any area of specialization, including those whose work traverses multiple East Asian languages and/or is comparative in method are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent degree at time of hire.

Application Instructions: A letter of application, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation, and a sample chapter or scholarly paper (maximum 30 pages) in electronic formats should be submitted online to Interfolio at

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2021.

Questions should be directed to the chair of the search committee: Aaron Gerow (