Gerald L. Curtis Professor of Modern Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy
Location: New York, NY
Internal Number: 112462
The Columbia University Department of Political Science and the School of International and Public Affairs invite applications for a distinguished scholar at any academic rank, from tenure-track assistant professor to tenured full professor, to fill the Gerald L. Curtis Professorship in Modern and Contemporary Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy to begin July 1, 2023.
A Ph.D. and the ability to do research in the Japanese language are required. Candidates will be expected to teach and sustain an active research and publication agenda involving public policy issues in contemporary Japanese politics and/or foreign relations. The candidate will be expected to play a leadership role in the Weatherhead East Asian Institute in organizing research and programmatic activities concerning Japanese politics and foreign policy.
All applications must be submitted through Columbia University's Academic Search and Recruiting (ARS) system here:
Non-tenured applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of references, and at least two brief writing samples.
Tenured applicants should upload a vitae and letter of interest detailing current and future research plans.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Pay Transparency Disclosure
The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.
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