Summary Description: 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 Professorship in Modern and Contemporary Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy to begin July 1, 2017. 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.
Minimum Qualifications: All candidates must have excellent scholarship and excellent promise for future development as scholars and teachers and the ability to conduct research in the Japanese language.
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