The Program in Japanese Studies (http://japan.ucsd.edu/) within the Institute of Arts and Humanities (http://iah.ucsd.edu/) at the University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and invites applications for full-time and part-time lecturer positions in Japanese language starting July 1, 2018. Appointment(s) may be part-time, full-time, quarterly, annual, or biennial, with the possibility of renewal based on performance and funding availability.
Qualified candidates must have native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and English and an M.A. in linguistics, Japanese language, education, foreign language pedagogy, and/or other language education-related areas. Qualified candidates also must have at least five years of experience in teaching all levels of Japanese language courses (including as a teaching assistant) and in supervising and training teaching assistants. A Ph.D. is desirable, but not required.
The successful candidate is expected to work with existing faculty members to design and develop content-based courses, thematic-based courses and/or Japanese language for special purposes courses. We welcome applications from those who demonstrate strong or potential accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego's commitment to achieving excellence and diversity.
The Program in Japanese Studies coordinates a variety of campus offerings related to the culture, history, political economy, and language of Japan and offers students the opportunity to major or minor in Japanese Studies. It offers six levels of Japanese language courses, including advanced Japanese and Japanese for Professional Purposes
Salary is commensurate with teaching experience and is based on University of California salary scales.
Applications will be accepted electronically at https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01471. Please submit a CV, course evaluations, and a teaching statement. Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process. Review of applications will begin September 1, 2017 and continue until all of the positions are filled.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
San Diego, CA
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