Category Archives: East Asian Studies

Pennsylvania State University Assistant Professorship in Asian Studies and Comparative Literature

Deadline: October 22

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We are interested in Koreanists with interests in related fields such as East-West studies, intra-Asian dynamics, global Asias, diaspora studies, postcolonial studies, Cold War studies, popular culture (including Korean wave), digital humanities, and gender studies.”



Rutgers University Assistant Professorship in Korean Studies

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Applications are invited from any of the key areas of Korean Studies, including literature, history, cultural studies, gender & sexuality studies, visual & popular culture, film and new media studies.”


University of Singapore Assistant Professorship in Contemporary Japanese Society

Deadline: July 31 (posted 6/28)

Length: Tenure-track (January 2109 start)

Comments: Focus on gender studies preferred. “Applicants should have a relevant Ph.D. in sociology, anthropology, cultural or area studies, with a focus on Japan.”


Grand Valley State University Visiting Assistant Professorship in Global Studies

Deadline: September 27

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Areas of expertise could include: global inequality, migration, trans-nationalism, global health, global communication, environment/sustainability, human rights, gender, race or ethnicity.” Preferred: “Ability to contribute to an additional existing interdisciplinary program within the college, particularly area programs in Middle East Studies, East Asian Studies, African/African American Studies, Latin American and Latino/a Studies, or topical areas in Digital Studies minor.”


Georgia College Assistant Professorship in Asian History

Deadline: February 12

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Desirable teaching and scholarly sub-fields include religion, migration, gender, environment, and imperialism/colonialism.”


California State University-Northridge Assistant Professorship in Gender and Women’s Studies

Deadline: January 25

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking “a tenure-track Assistant Professor that has demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and research in Feminist Legal Studies or criminal justice law, broadly defined, which can include specializations in international law, global conflict, immigration, indigenous studies or refugee studies. We invite a focus on any of the following geographical areas: Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle-East and/or the United States. The successful candidate would articulate an intersectional, feminist postcolonial or decolonial theoretical-methodological approach.”


Duke University Assistant Professorship of Practice in International Comparative Studies

Deadline: January 16

Length: 4 years

Comments: “The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. in the humanistic and/or social sciences prior to appointment, be engaged in research and teaching that explores comparative/global topics, and be interested in pursuing interdisciplinary and cross-regional collaborations.” “Possible disciplines include cultural geography, socio-cultural anthropology, comparative/global history, political science and public policy, environmental studies, women’s studies, postcolonial studies, and comparative literature.”