Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Scholar in Japanese Digital History, University of Texas at Austin

January 3, 2022


Applicants must have earned a PhD in Japanese studies, language, literature, or history at least 15 days before the starting date of September 1, 2022. PhD to be received no more than three years prior to start date.


Annual salary is $52,000. 


The Department of Asian Studies and the Department of History at the University of Texas at Austin seek to recruit two post-doctoral fellows to work in an innovative digital humanities space, JapanLab. One position is available in Japanese literature, the second in Japanese history.

The post-doctoral fellowship will run from September 2022 to August 2024. Fellows will be expected to teach a 1/1 course load or 4 courses across the life of the fellowship. At least 2 of these courses will be focused on digital skills; the other two will incorporate digital humanities skills into a Japan-content course in the discipline of literature or history, respectively. In addition, each semester the fellows will work alongside a team of three or four undergraduate students to design a fully functional digital project. In total, they will work with four undergraduate teams across the life of the fellowship.


Please visit the posting webpage for complete application requirements. Please email [email protected] with any questions.