Recruitment Notice: Associate Professor in East Asian History

The Graduate School of Arts and Letters seeks to appoint someone with an expertise in East Asian history.

Candidates should be able to read classical Chinese texts, as well as have sufficient Japanese proficiency to teach, conduct research and carry out administrative duties.

The successful candidate may be put on tenure-track, depending on their research and education achievements. The tenure-track review will take place within the first five years of employment.

For further details, including how to apply, see here.

Position: Associate professor
Location: Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Kawauchi-Minami Campus, 27-1 Kawauchi, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8576

- A doctoral degree in a relevant field

- Extensive knowledge and accomplishments in research pertaining to Chinese history before the Tang Dynasty

- Outstanding skills in reading Chinese classical texts and the ability to teach accurate kanbun kundoku, the Japanese method of reading, annotating, and translating Classical Chinese

- Experience teaching Chinese history at a university or other educational institution.

Number of positions: 1
Job type: Tenure-track
Starting date: April 1, 2024
Application deadline: 23:00 (JST) September 29, 2023


Koji Ono,

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