Senior Academic Position in East Asian Studies

Senior Academic Position in East Asian Studies
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Senior Academic Position in East Asian Studies


The Department of East Asian Studies at Tel Aviv University invites applications for a

tenure-track position in East Asian Studies, with expertise in research of Japan.


We seek candidates, working on Japanese studies, familiar with current theoretical discourse, with a proven record of excellence in research and teaching, who have published work in academic journals and presses and demonstrated their ability

 to conduct independent research in the relevant field.


The position requires teaching in Hebrew, which the successful candidate will be expected to do by the beginning of the third year of employment; teaching advanced and specific courses in English thereafter is possible, according to Departmental needs.
The successful candidate is further expected to engage with the academic community within the Department, the School, and the Faculty at Tel Aviv University, to create collaborations, to apply for competitive research grants and to be able to teach diverse courses.
Candidates must hold a PhD or receive their PhD before filling the position.


The position is effective from October 2022


Salary and conditions will conform to Tel Aviv University regulations. Appointment procedures will be carried out according to the rules and regulations of Tel Aviv University and are subject to the approval of the University authorities.


Candidates should send their applications, including: cover letter, CV, list of publications, samples of publications and other written work, a short description of their next research project (up to one page), 2-3 potential course syllabi, and a list of 3 potential referees (for letters of recommendation) to:


Dr. Ori Sela, Chair, Department of East Asian Studies

 by email:


Candidates who will proceed to the next stage will be requested to have three letters of recommendation from senior scholars in the field sent directly by the referees to this address.


The deadline of submission is February 28, 2022


The position is open to all candidates according to the above conditions. The appointment will be based on candidate qualifications and Departmental needs. The Department, Faculty or Tel-Aviv University are not obligated to appoint any of the candidates who apply for this position. We uphold a commitment to diversity.

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שני, 28 פברואר 2022
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