University of Victoria Canada
Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives
invites applications for 
One Japan Program Visitorship, 2009-2010
(3 months between September 2009 and June 2010) 
The Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives (CAPI) invites applications for one visiting appointment tenable at the Centre and a host disciplinary Department/Faculty during 2009-2010.  The Visitorship will appeal to tenured Japan-related scholars who are on study leave for at least one term of the 2009-2010 academic year or who are otherwise free to take up a short-term appointment. 
The CAPI Japan Program Visiting Associate will be expected to provide a CAPI Brown Bag seminar and contribute to CAPI program activities in the wider community, including the organization of a campus Colloquium.  The Visiting Associate may also teach a senior undergraduate or graduate level seminar in the co-host Department/Faculty or provide guest lectures on campus in relevant courses.  The Visiting Associate will be provided with office space, computer facilities and access to electronic and library services.  The Visitorship is valued at Cdn $20,000. 
Japan-related scholars with an established scholarly reputation in their field and a network of personal and institutional contacts in Japanese studies are encouraged to apply.  CAPI is the University’s interdisciplinary research and activity unit established to conduct research, advisory and teaching programs in the Asia-Pacific region.  Please consult the CAPI website [http://www.capi.uvic.ca] for full details of CAPI’s programs, publications and management and the UVic website [www.uvic.ca] for information on UVic’s academic programs and host Departments/Faculties with whom you would be seeking a Visitor relationship. 
Visitorship applications will be considered on an on-going basis, effective immediately.  Applicants should send their full academic resume, details of proposed research plans, proposed host Faculty/Department, preferred teaching subject(s) and two references to the Director, Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives, Sedgewick Building, Room C135, P.O. Box 1700 STN CSC, Victoria, B.C. Canada, V8W 2Y2, or e-mail to capi@uvic.ca. 
The University of Victoria offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants, regardless of race, religion or gender.  In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, first priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.