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Kiriyama Professor/Chair
University of San Francisco


Date Posted Jul. 15, 2019
Title Kiriyama Professor/Chair
University University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Professor
  • History - Asian
 
 


Kiriyama Professor/Chair

University of San Francisco


R0001500

USF Hilltop Campus


Job Title:
Kiriyama Professor/Chair

Job Summary:
Spring 2020 Kiriyama Professor for Asia Pacific Studies

The USF Center for Asia Pacific Studies invites applications for its Spring 2020 Kiriyama Professor in Asia Pacific Studies through its Kiriyama Endowment.

The center seeks an established scholar in the field of Asia Pacific Studies to spend the spring 2020 semester in residence at the University of San Francisco. Applications are welcome from scholars who teach in the disciplines of history, literature, religion, sociology, political science, or anthropology.

For Spring 2020, we are particularly interested in candidates who specialize in Korea Studies and/or scholars who can lead a 3-part graduate workshop on international relations, human rights, migration, issues of gender and/or other timely, relevant contemporary issues of the Asia Pacific.

The ideal candidate will be interested in becoming an engaged member of the USF community through teaching, sharing his/her research, participating in center events and programs, and interacting with faculty and students.

Full Job Description:

Spring 2020 Kiriyama Professor for Asia Pacific Studies

The USF Center for Asia Pacific Studies invites applications for its Spring 2020 Kiriyama Professor in Asia Pacific Studies through its Kiriyama Endowment.

The center seeks an established scholar in the field of Asia Pacific Studies to spend the spring 2020 semester in residence at the University of San Francisco. Applications are welcome from scholars who teach in the disciplines of history, literature, religion, sociology, political science, or anthropology.

For Spring 2020, we are particularly interested in candidates who specialize in Korea Studies and/or scholars who can lead a 3-part graduate workshop on international relations, human rights, migration, issues of gender and/or other timely, relevant contemporary issues of the Asia Pacific.

The ideal candidate will be interested in becoming an engaged member of the USF community through teaching, sharing his/her research, participating in center events and programs, and interacting with faculty and students.

Privileges of the Kiriyama Professor

  • A shared office for use up to 3 days/week (will have sole use of the office on


those days)

  • Full access to USF's libraries and electronic resources
  • Email account for use during the duration of his/her stay at USF
  • Access to the USF gym


Additional Requirements

  • The Kiriyama Professor is responsible for finding and making arrangements for his/her housing for the duration of their stay.
  • For international candidates, appointment as a Kiriyama Professor is contingent upon obtaining a J-1 visa. International candidates will also be required to meet funding and health insurance requirements for the duration of their period of their affiliation.
  • To acknowledge the Center for Asia Pacific Studies in any publications that result from research performed while affiliated with USF. The Center appreciates copies of publications or papers completed during the Chair's affiliation with the Center.
  • Submit a short (two page maximum) final report on their affiliation.


Application Procedure

To apply, please submit the following documents electronically in pdf format:

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Teaching proposal (1-2 pages).
  • Research proposal (1-2 pages).


The Kiriyama Professor for Asia Pacific Studies

This short-term visiting professor position is designed to bring a recognized leader in the field to teach and conduct research in line with the Center for Asia Pacific Studies (intercultural/cross cultural or transnational issues and/or research that pays attention to the contribution that religious, ethical, and cultural understanding can make to bridging cultures.

The Center for Asia Pacific Studies

The Center for Asia Pacific Studies is San Francisco's academic gateway to the Asia Pacific, fostering and promoting innovative research, teaching and public programs on the people and cultures of the Asia Pacific region. The Center facilitates research and teaching on Greater China, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, and India through public programs, academic conferences and symposia, and its peer reviewed journal.

Full-Time/Part-Time:
Part time

Pay Rate:
Hourly

To apply, visit https://usfca.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/USF_Staff/job/USF-Hilltop-Campus/Kiriyama-Professor-Chair_R0001500.

The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the worlds most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco's first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a students passion for social justice and a desire to Change the World From Here. For more information, visit http://www.usfca.edu.


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