Academic Jobs Wiki

Wiki page for Academic Jobs in East Asian Studies, Languages, and Literatures advertised during the 2022-2023 hiring season. This page is for jobs that begin in 2023.

Next year: East Asian Studies 2023-2024

Last year's page: East Asian Studies 2021-2022

See also: Ethnic Studies 2022-2023, Asian and Asian American Studies, 2022-2023


Please add jobs in the following format and order them alphabetically by institution.

  1. Example University (State/Province, Country). Position Title. Specializations. Deadline. TT/NT. FT/PT. Link to Job ad(s). Updates:

TT/NT: Tenure-track or Non-tenure track.

FT/PT: Full-Time or Part-Time

For the sake of user-friendliness, please do not add more detailed content of the job ad on this page. (This is a departure from previous years, when these pages tended to become difficult to navigate. The new guidelines are modeled on more user-friendly Academic Wiki pages serving other disciplines.)

Add updates to the end of each entry as they come in: Additional materials requested, video interview scheduled, campus visit scheduled, offer extended, offer accepted, rejection received.

Please post "Have you heard?" questions above, under Word on the Street.

See also Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2022-2023

RECENT ACTIVITY on East Asian Studies 2022-2023[]

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Jobs for 2023[]

  1. Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ, USA). The School of International Letters & Cultures (SILC) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for a 𝗳𝘂𝗹𝗹-𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗲, 𝘁𝗲𝗻𝘂𝗿𝗲-𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗰𝗸 𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗼𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗶𝗻 𝗞𝗼𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗻 𝗦𝘁𝘂𝗱𝗶𝗲𝘀 at the rank of 𝗔𝘀𝘀𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗻𝘁 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗳𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗼𝗿. Anticipated start date is August 2023. Disciplinary specialization may include Korean film, animation, popular culture, literature, and media studies. In addition to expanding our range of course offerings in Korean, the candidate will be expected to collaborate with colleagues in both the East Asian section and SILC more generally, to design courses with transnational and comparative topics. Expertise in a second East Asian language or film tradition is strongly desired, as is evidence of ability to design undergraduate- and graduate- level courses on transnational East Asian and interdisciplinary comparative topics that put Korean studies in dialogue with broader regional and global currents in film, media, and visual studies. Application deadline is 𝗡𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝟭, 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯. How to Apply:
    Any news on this position?
  2. The Department of World Languages and Literatures at Boston University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in premodern Chinese Literature before 1911, to begin July 1, 2023. A Ph.D. in Chinese Literature, Comparative Literature, or a related field must be completed by the time of employment. We are interested in candidates with a strong foundation in classical Chinese literature and Literary Sinitic and innovative approaches to critical Asian humanities, including but not limited to intellectual history, gender/sexuality studies, material culture, translation, visual arts, popular culture, literary theory, and comparative literature. At Boston University, the successful candidate will join a vibrant faculty community in East Asian literature, comparative literature, and interdisciplinary Asian studies. We expect a publishing record, significant teaching experience, and a willingness to participate actively in student advising. We are excited about assisting rising scholars in their growth as researchers and educators, and in turn look forward to having a scholar on campus who is eager to actively engage with and contribute to the events and intellectual life of the department. The successful candidate will teach an undergraduate survey course, “Masterpieces of Premodern Chinese Literature,” as well as three additional electives in their areas of specialization. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample of scholarly writing, sample course syllabi (including “Masterpieces of Premodern Chinese Literature”), and three references via this Preference will be given to applications received before March 24, 2023. Questions can be directed to Petrus Liu, search committee chair,
  3. University of Oregon (Eugene, Oregon, USA). TT Assistant Professor in Global Studies (Global Political Economy focus). Disciplinary field is open. Deadline October 15. The Department of Global Studies at the University of Oregon seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Global Political Economy to start in Fall 2023. We seek a scholar who holds a Ph.D. in a relevant social science, humanities, or interdisciplinary program by the time of appointment and whose expertise addresses one or more of these areas in qualitative and/or quantitative perspective: economic globalization and its political and social impacts; international political economic institutions and processes; debt, dependency, and the legacies of colonization; and the relationships between global political economy, human development, and development strategies and policies. We are especially interested in candidates who take critical, interdisciplinary, and decolonial approaches to the global political economy; and whose teaching and research complement core foci in our department, including food systems, education, global health and wellbeing, and environment and climate change.
  4. University of California Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA, USA). Chinese Language Lecturer in the East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies Department. Accepting applications through Sept 15, 2022.
  5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA, USA). Lecturer in Japanese language. Deadline: November 1, 2022. Three-year renewable appointment. Full-time.
  6. Ohio State University (Columbus, OH, USA). Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Korean Literature and Culture. Deadline: November 1, 2022. Apply to Academic Jobs Online at: A complete application consists of (1) a cover letter, including a statement of research interests and teaching experience; (2) curriculum vitae, including a list of college-level courses taught; (3) a diversity statement, which articulates the applicant’s demonstrated commitment to and leadership in fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, mentoring, and/or outreach and engagement; (4) a research sample (no more than 50 pages); and (5) three letters of reference.
  7. University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD) Tenure track Assistant Professor position in Korean, beginning August 2023. Deadline: November 18, 2022. We seek outstanding candidates with a teaching and research concentration in Korean cultural studies, Korean linguistics, Applied Linguistics or Second Language Acquisition (with a focus on Korean), who would also advance the MLLI department's fruitful research in intercultural communication from the perspective of cultural studies, language acquisition and pedagogy, linguistics, literature, and sociology. and [update: the HERC link was deactivated on 10/26/2022; both HERC and Interfolio links are active as of 10/27/2022]
  8. Indiana University - Bloomington (Bloomington, IN). Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary Korean Literature and Cultural Studies. Deadline: November 1, 2022. TT. Updates:
  9. Occidental College (Los Angeles, CA). Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Asian Studies. Modern and Contemporary Transnational or Global Korean Cultures. TT. Deadline: October 15, 2022. Updates:
  10. University of Houston (Houston, TX). Tenure-track Assistant Professor. Japanese, Korean, or Vietnamese. TT. Deadline: October 31, 2022. Updates:
  11. McGill (Montreal). Assistant-Professor--Department-of-East-Asian-Studies. Any word on this one?
  12. Washington University in St. Louis. TT Assistant Professor In East Asian Literature or Culture. Deadline: November 1, 2022.
  13. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. TT Assistant Professor in Chinese Studies. Deadline: November 7, 2022.
  14. UC Irvine. TT Assistant Professor in Classical/Medieval Chinese Literature and Culture. Deadline: November 11, 2022.
  15. Barnard College. TT Assistant Professor of Chinese Humanities. Deadline: December 1, 2022.
  16. Nova Southeastern University (Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA). Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature with emphasis in Asian Studies, Asian Literature, Asian/Pacific American Literature, and/or an East Asian Language. Ability to teach digital humanities and/or medical humanities a plus. Deadline: Ongoing. Submit CV and Cover Letter to
  17. NYU Shanghai. Tenured/Tenure-track Position in Global China Studies - Traditional Chinese Literature. Deadline: November 15, 2022.
  18. University of Saint Andrews (Scotland, UK) - Lecturer (Associate Professor) of Comparative Literature (FT/Tenured) (Deadline: March 8th, 2023) Start: 1 August 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Word on the Street[]

- Any news on McGill? first round zoom interview completed in early Dec. Job talks begin today (Jan. 9)

- Any news on WUSTL? any updates? rejection 1/5

- Any news on UC Irvine? Job talks begin Jan. 20.

- Any news on Barnard?

March 1. Any news here ?

3.9 Any news on interview?

- Any news on Nova Southeastern University?