CfA: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Japanese Religions


Yale University: Faculty of Arts and Sciences: Humanities: Religious Studies

Location: New Haven

Open Date: Jul 12, 2023

Deadline: Jul 12, 2024 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


Yale University’s Department of Religious Studies seeks to make an appointment in the field of Japanese Religions, beginning July 1, 2024. We are interested in reviewing applications from candidates for professorships at the assistant (non-tenured), associate (tenured), or full levels. We encourage applications from scholars who work within any humanities research methodology including but not limited to history, philosophy, literature, material culture, or ethnography, in particular those whose research is interdisciplinary and engages with other methodologies. The ability and interest to teach and mentor students working on both pre-modern and modern topics is essential. The teaching expectation is normally 4 courses per academic year, plus service to the program.


The appointee must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree or have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. by their start date.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit an application via They should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, writing sample, and for untenured candidates, arrange to upload three confidential letters of recommendation. Tenured candidates should provide the names of three referees. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. For questions regarding this position, please email Ms. Lisa DeAngelis, Senior Administrative Assistant for Religious Studies, at