Western Washington University, Modern and Classical Languages
Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Washington, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
The Japanese Section of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages at Western Washington University seeks applicants for a full-time, non-tenure-track Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2019-20 academic year. The load will be seven courses distributed across three quarters (3-2-2), specifically six Japanese language courses at the first-, second-, and third-year levels and one 300-level course in English for the East Asian Studies program (Japanese Literature in Translation). In addition, the position carries a possible stipend for advising, depending on qualifications and experience.
Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. or ABD status in Japanese or a related field and must have native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and English with Japanese language teaching experience using the communicative approach and expertise in Japanese literature. The successful candidate is expected to design their own teaching materials, develop classroom activities, and hold regular office hours.
This is a full-time, three-term position with the possibility of renewal for the 2020-21 academic year depending on sectional need. Salary is commensurate with level of education and experience.
Interested applicants should apply to the Department of Modern and Classical Languages vacancy pool:
In addition to the documents required by the PageUp application system, applicants must also upload a statement of teaching. Both the cover letter and statement of teaching must address the qualifications above.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a qualified candidate is selected.
|Primary Category:||Japanese History / Studies