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Adjunct Professor, Modern Japanese History
Simmons University

Date Posted Nov. 29, 2018
Title Adjunct Professor, Modern Japanese History
University Simmons University
Boston, MA, United States
Department History
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Spring 2019
  • Adjunct/Clinical Professor
  • History - Asian

The Department of History at Simmons University seeks an adjunct professor to teach one section of a course on Modern Japanese History during the Spring 2019 semester. The course is scheduled to run on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-5:50pm, is capped at 25 students, and is typically taught as a combination of lecture and discussion.

Course Title and Description
HIST201: Dynamics of Japanese History
Examines the rise and fall of imperial Japan (1868-1945) and certain trends since 1945. Considers the history and ideology of a nation that believed in military prowess and authoritarian government as a national honor. Discusses factors that led Japan to this view, its consequences, and Japan's path to postwar democracy and prosperity.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. (or be an advanced PhD candidate) in History and possess a commitment to excellence in teaching.

Instructions for Applicants:
Please submit a cover letter and CV (including references) to Professor Stephen Berry
The Department will interview selected candidates, and applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

As a University committed to diversity, Simmons encourages applications broadly. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body and curriculum.

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