Required qualifications include: Master's degree in Japanese, Japanese Studies, or Second Language Acquisition and Teaching or area of specialty in linguistics or applied linguistics with a focus on the Japanese language; two years of experience teaching Japanese as a foreign language at the college or university level; and native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and English.
Finalists will be asked during their screening interview to discuss how the topics of diversity and inclusion are incorporated into their teaching.
Job duties include teaching language skills and content courses at all undergraduate levels, fully participating in the Japanese program, and working with colleagues to enhance the use of technologies and social media resources in language instruction, delivery, and learning.
Minimum Experience / Education:
UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned masters and/or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
Desired qualifications: doctoral work in Japanese or a related area; demonstrated ability to develop content courses in area of expertise, for example, Japanese civilization and culture, Japanese business culture, Japanese art, calligraphy, or Japanese theater; and a stated commitment to diversity and working with underrepresented groups.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.