Kalamazoo College seeks applications for a one-term (10 week) position beginning 1 April 2013 and ending on 12 June 2013 (the last day of final exams). The successful candidate will teach two courses, the Modern Japan history course and one additional course of his/her choosing. Area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to those with demonstrated aptitude for and interest in undergraduate teaching. Ph.D. (or evidence of imminent completion) preferred; advanced graduate students with relevant experience considered.

Kalamazoo College is a highly selective, nationally known liberal arts college offering an integrated undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into educational experiences in both domestic and international settings. The campus is located midway between Chicago and Detroit in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a metropolitan community of 225,000 which supports four college and university campuses along with numerous civic arts and cultural associations. Thirty-five miles from Lake Michigan, the area offers many opportunities for outdoor activities.

Completed applications received by December 31, 2012 will receive full consideration, with later applications reviewed as needed until the position is filled. Send electronic copies (MS Word or PDF format) of letter of interest, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable) and a list of references including contact information to Dennis Frost, Chair, East Asian Search Committee, Two letters of reference can be sent under separate cover to Dennis Frost, Department of History, Kalamazoo College, 1200 Academy Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-3295. For more information about the College, see our home page at

Kalamazoo College encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the College to apply and to identify themselves if they wish. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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