JobPosting: Full-time Faculty Position in Digital Humanities at Waseda University, Tokyo

29 May 2020 (All day)

Waseda University invites applications for a full-time faculty position (with tenure or tenure-track) in the field of Digital Humanities at its School of International Liberal Studies.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in the humanities or social sciences as well as expertise in computer science. A research specialization in either Social Media Analytics and Multimodal Communication, Spatial Data Analysis and Mapping, Digital Art History, Digital Musicology, Digital History, Digital Teaching and Learning, or Visual Analytics is desirable. Preference will be given to candidates with a proven record of interdisciplinary and collaborative research.

Located in the heart of Tokyo, Waseda University is a private research-intensive institution which provides a stimulating academic environment for its 60.000 students from around the world. Waseda consistently ranks among the most academically selective and prestigious Japanese universities in rankings. As a member of the Top Global University Project of the Education Ministry Waseda University is in the top class of research schools to lead Japanese academia in the global era. The School of International Liberal Studies (SILS) is Waseda University’s flagship school for the globally minded. SILS conducts its classes in English, actively welcomes international students, and makes it mandatory for students whose mother tongue is Japanese to study abroad. A third of its students are from outside Japan, representing around 50 countries.

Application Deadline: May 29, 2020
Start of employment: April 1, 2021
For more information, please refer to the university's application guideline: https://www.waseda.jp/fire/sils/assets/uploads/2020/03/200302-Digital-Humanities-Application-Guidelines.pdf