Submitted by: Sensei Online
The World Languages Center (https://www.northeastern.edu/cssh/wlc/) in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern University seeks applications for a Teaching Professor/Academic Specialist/Visiting Lecturer in Japanese.
Duties include a teaching load of 3 courses per semester, customized language instruction offerings, and ongoing curricular and pedagogical innovation, as well as service and professional development duties. This is a one-year, non-tenure track, renewable position with full benefits, with an expected start date of Fall 2019.
This position will support the University’s commitment to innovation in teaching as well as the World Languages Center’s vision of cultivating students’ translingual and transcultural competence. Candidates should have demonstrated commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education.
A Master’s degree is required, a Ph.D. preferred. The successful applicant should be well trained in the teaching of Japanese as a foreign language, have experience teaching languages using technology, and possess native or near native proficiency in Japanese. A degree in Japanese applied linguistics, second language acquisition, or pedagogy is highly desirable.
The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is a leader in the Experiential Liberal Arts (www.northeastern.edu/cssh/ about/deans-welcome). Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a dynamic and highly selective urban research university in the center of Boston. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern provides unprecedented global experiential learning opportunities. The College is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcomes nominations and applications from members of groups that have been, and continue to be, underrepresented in academia.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.
How to Apply
Applicants should submit a CV and letter of interest along with three recommendations.
To apply, please go to http://www.northeastern. edu/cssh/faculty-positions and click on the link for full-time positions or full-time interdisciplinary positions or if viewing this description on the Northeastern University website, click “Apply to this job.” Please address inquiries about the position to Boris Rasting-Sera, at b.rastingsera@northeastern. edu. Review of applications will begin on January 7, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.