The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Wake Forest University is seeking to fill a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor position in Japanese to begin Fall 2017. The responsibilities include teaching courses in Japanese literature, culture and film, as well as team-teaching a course in elementary Japanese. The successful candidate may also work with an adjunct instructor and other faculty members to organize extracurricular activities. Applicants must have a PhD or ABD in Japanese literature, culture, second language pedagogy, or a related field. Review of applications will begin March 3, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
Applicants should apply online and submit a cover letter, CV, a sample syllabi, and a teaching demonstration. Please note materials should be in either Word or PDF format and there is a limit of 5 file uploads per applicant. The submission of an online application for Wake Forest University is required for this position.
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