This announcement is for a full-time, tenure-track position in Japanese beginning fall 2022 at Middle Tennessee State University. Please share this with interested colleagues!
The Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant/associate professor in Japanese. The start date for the position is August 1, 2022.
The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in and commitment to both scholarly research and teaching, as well as the ability to teach all levels of undergraduate courses. Responsibilities include teaching courses in the Japanese language at all levels as well as in the candidate’s specialization (e.g. Japanese literature; translation; culture; film and media; language acquisition; linguistics; professional Japanese; etc.), working collaboratively to further the development of the Japanese program, conducting and publishing research in the area (s) of specialization, participating in departmental and university service, and other duties as assigned. Candidates should be proficient at native or near-native levels in Japanese and English. A terminal degree (Ph.D.) in Japanese, East Asian Studies, or Translation Studies is required by appointment date.
Interested applicants should apply via the university website:
Review of applications will begin November 22, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.