Assistant Professor in Japanese

Florida State Univeristy

Deadline May 30, 2012
Date Posted April 27, 2012
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

Florida State University's Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics East Asian Division invites applications for a tenure-track position in Japanese culture and film, to begin August 2012.


The ideal candidate will focus on contemporary visual culture and emerging technologies, with a research program that positions film in relation to other arts and media. The candidate should demonstrate broad knowledge not only of Japanese cinema, but also of international film history and global cinemas, in addition to film theory and film aesthetics. Applicants with secondary research and teaching interests in other East Asian cinemas are especially encouraged to apply. The ability to teach a range of undergraduate courses in Japanese language, art history and literature is also desirable.


A PhD in film studies or a closely related field must be completed by the beginning of the position. A strong commitment to teaching and an outstanding potential for scholarly publication are required.


Applicants should send a current CV and three letters of reference electronically to:

Dr. William Cloonan


Florida State University is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action Employer

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