Japanese Language Lecturer

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The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (rank commensurate with experience) position in Japanese language beginning July 1, 2020. Initial one-year probationary contract with possible renewal, contingent upon merit, the continued needs of the department, and availability of program funding.

Minimum qualifications: Master's degree and native speaker level competency in Japanese are required, as is prior college-level teaching experience (3 years of full-time teaching experience preferred) and ability to teach all levels of Japanese. Also required are an explicit understanding of the linguistic properties of Japanese; knowledge of the cultural background necessary to teach the language; familiarity with language-teaching methodologies, including technology-related pedagogy and flexibility in using different teaching methodologies; excellent English skills; and the ability to work both in a team and autonomously at all levels of the language. Supervisory experience preferred.

Deadline for applications is February 15, 2020. Electronic submission of applications is required. Submit a letter of application, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy (max 2 pages), and three letters of recommendation to: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15724.

Please send an unedited classroom teaching demo (USB or CD) to:

Japanese Language Search Committee
Department of Asian Studies
Cornell University
350 Rockefeller Hall
Ithaca, NY 15853-2502

We will also accept online videos.

The shortlist candidates will be asked to provide sample course syllabi.

Other inquiries can be made via e-mail to: asianstudiesjobs@cornell.edu.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. The College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.