The Department of East Asian Languages & Civilizations at the University of Chicago seeks candidates for a tenure-track, beginning assistant professorship for ay 1999-2000 in the study of modern Japanese culture and society. Candidates grounded in the study of literature and/or cinema are especially welcome. The Department is open to a variety of methodologies. The candidate will be expected to teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels, and the letter of application should include brief descriptions of four courses the applicant is prepared to offer. Send letter with vita, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to Chair, Japanese Search Committee, Department of East Asian Languages & Civilizations, University of Chicago, 1050 E. 59th Street,Chicago, Illinois 60637. Strong preference will be given to applicants (a) with the PhD in hand and (b) whose complete applications are filed by Friday, October 24, 1998, when review will begin, continuing until the position is filled. The University of Chicago is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. ---- Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the University of Alabama.