Washington University in St. Louis, East Asian Languages and Cultures
Japanese Language Lecturer
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Missouri, United States|
The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Washington University in St. Louis seeks to hire a fulltime Lecturer on the teaching track in Japanese language starting in August 2023 for the nine-month academic year.
Initial appointments at the rank of lecturer are renewed on an annual basis, and reappointment is contingent upon a successful annual evaluation and review.
This role requires duties equivalent to a full-time teaching load, which the university defines as at least 12 credit-hours of classroom teaching in each semester, and which may include a combination of teaching and other departmental service and advising as appropriate.
Teaching track faculty will not be evaluated on or expected to engage in research or scholarship as part of their appointment.
Applicants are expected to have a minimum of an M.A. in Japanese linguistics, language pedagogy, second-language acquisition or a related field by the time of appointment. Requirements include native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and English, and evidence of experience and commitment to language teaching.
Applicants should be able to teach or co-teach all levels of modern Japanese language, as well as develop teaching materials. The successful candidate will teach at all levels of Japanese, which may include teaching first-level through fourth-level Japanese.
Applications should include:
- a cover letter describing ongoing teaching interests
- a current CV
- a statement regarding the candidate’s approach to, and experience in, language teaching
- a teaching demonstration (youtube link, etc.)
- sample syllabi
- teaching evaluations
- three letters of reference
All application materials should be submitted via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/117480
Applications received by January 4, 2023 will receive full consideration.
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Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those underrepresented in their academic fields. It is the University’s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or genetic information.
Questions about the position may be addressed to Dr. Rebecca Copeland, search committee chair, at email@example.com.
|Secondary Categories:||Japanese History / Studies