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Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature

Brown University - Department of Comparative Literature

Location: Providence - United States
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 22nd October 2018
Closes: 15th November 2018

The Department of Comparative Literature at Brown University seeks a scholar of Comparative Literature and Modern Japanese or Chinese Literature at the rank of Assistant Professor (Tenure Track). Ph.D. must be completed by the time of employment or firmly expected. Native or near-native fluency in Japanese or Chinese, and English, is required. The field of specialization within the modern period is open. Candidates in their application should outline their current and future research in Comparative Literature and Modern Japanese or Chinese Literature, and make suggestions for courses at introductory and advanced levels. Demonstrated excellence in both scholarship and teaching is essential.

Please submit complete dossier, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, dissertation abstract, sample of scholarly writing, and three letters of recommendation, online at the link above by November 15, 2018. Review of applications will begin then; however, applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled.

Please also indicate whether you will attend the MLA in January 2019.

Brown University is an AA/EEO employer.

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