Centre for Pacific and American Studies (CPAS), University of Tokyo: Visiting Professor of Australian Studies

The Centre for Pacific and American Studies (CPAS) at the University of Tokyo is seeking applications for a Visiting Professor of Australian Studies for 2023-24 and 2024-25. This is a teaching and research position for approximately 10 months duration, and is open to Australian citizens and permanent residents only. CPAS welcomes applications from highly qualified candidates with significant academic or public achievement in the field of Australian Studies broadly defined, including but not limited to cultural studies, history, literature, politics and society, philosophy and ethics, Indigenous issues, migration, foreign policy and international relations and environmentalism. Whilst Australia should remain the main focus, applications are also welcomed from candidates whose field of study covers the broader Pacific regions including Oceania, Polynesia, Micronesia and North America, with an emphasis on issues that are of particular relevance to the changing dynamics in the political economy and cross-cultural interchange in the area.

The Visiting Professor in Australian Studies is required to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels; to present conference papers; to conduct research; and to participate in promoting Australian Studies within Japan. All teaching is conducted in English. An attractive salary package and subsidised accommodation are available. The appointment is for a period of approximately 10 months and will commence in September 2023 or September 2024. Applicants may be considered for either term or both terms.

For details, including application instructions, salary and housing arrangements, and further information, please see the position description and this file. Applications are due 1 February 2023. Enquiries should be directed to Professor Kate Darian-Smith at the University of Tasmania (kate.dariansmith@utas.edu.au), who is managing the selection process on behalf of the International Australian Studies Association (InASA).

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