Full-time Lecturer, Japanese – University of Virginia (VA, USA)
The Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applications for a full-time, Lecturer position in Japanese language with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2020.
We seek a strong language instructor with native or near-native fluency in Japanese and English, Japanese language teaching experience, and a Master’s degree or higher in one of the following: Japanese linguistics, applied linguistics, second/foreign language acquisition, or a related field. Preference will be given to applicants who have significant experience teaching various levels of the Japanese language at the university level in the United States; developing curricula using innovative pedagogical methods and/or community engagement; and working with ACTFL guidelines. Responsibilities include teaching three courses per semester, contributing to the development of the Japanese language program, and active involvement in departmental service.
This is a three-year, tenure-ineligible appointment with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.
Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs: search for posting #R0012153 (or through Workday for internal applicants), complete the application, and attach the following:
(1) cover letter that includes:
- a brief statement of your credentials,
- relevant past experience,
- reason for applying;
- demonstrated past experience working on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and/or working with diverse populations.
(2) current CV
(3) statement of teaching philosophy;
(4) sample syllabi for at least two different levels of language instruction;
(5) dossier of previous teaching evaluations;
(6) 1 unedited video of classroom language teaching; and
(7) contact information for three professional references.
***Please note that all required documents must be uploaded in the “resume” box.***
***Applications that do not contain all the required documents will not receive full consideration.***
Review of applications will begin December 20, 2019 and, the search will remain open until filled.
Questions about this position should be directed to Tomoko Marshall at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions regarding the application process should be directed to: Nicole Robinson, Faculty Search Advisor at email@example.com.
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