FACULTY POSITION IN JAPANESE BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, DEPARTMENT OF JAPANESE STUDIES, NUS
The Department of Japanese Studies, National University of Singapore (NUS), is one of the largest Japanese Studies departments in the Asia-Pacific. The Department invites applications for the position of Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Japanese Business Management.
Applicants can come from various disciplines and specializations but must have a PhD and must be able to teach basic courses on Japanese Business and the Japanese Economy in addition to more specialized courses in their field of specialization. We are especially interested in candidates who have worked on creative industries, entrepreneurship or the internationalization of Japanese business and economy.
Applicants should be able to demonstrate strong academic and teaching abilities, and willingness to promote a collaborative departmental culture. They are expected to teach existing classes within the department and are encouraged to also propose new undergraduate and graduate courses based on their area(s) of expertise. Fluency in English and Japanese is required. Scholars who can contribute to interdisciplinarity in research or teaching are particularly encouraged to apply.
The Department of Japanese Studies was founded 40 years ago and currently has eleven faculty members specializing in a variety of fields such as anthropology, politics, history, popular culture, literature, performance, linguistics and geography. The Department belongs to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) that houses both disciplinary and area studies departments. The Japanese Studies Department is supported by a comprehensive Japanese language programme in the university’s Centre for Language Studies. Courses offered by the Department are open to and attract students from other faculties across NUS.
NUS is a leading university in Asia. It provides rich resources and opportunities for research, competitive remuneration, and generous benefits, including subsidized housing and medical coverage. The selected candidate will receive a start-up grant and be eligible to apply for various other sources of internal and external funding and grants.
Candidates with outstanding research achievements may be eligible for appointment as a Presidential Young Professor (PYP) at the rank of Assistant Professor. This offers a start-up grant package of up to SGD 250,000, and an additional SGD 250,000 for discretionary spending.
Applicants should send, by email attachment, to the Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org, a dossier comprising:
- Cover letter
- Statements of research accomplishments and plans and teaching philosophy/methodology
- Complete list of publications (including theses and dissertations) and samples, as well as citation and impact analysis of research output (if available)
- List of course taught and teaching evaluations (if available)
- Names and contacts for three referees and the PhD supervisor (total four)
Applicants may contact the Search Committee Chair, Associate Professor Emi Morita via email@example.com if information is required prior to application. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. The first review date of applicants is 25 February (local time GMT+8). Application will continue to be accepted until 25 March 2024 but only be reviewed if the position has not been filled.
For more information, please refer to these websites:
– Working in National University of Singapore
– Department of Japanese Studies
– Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
– National University of Singapore