Japanese Language Lecturer/Senior Lecturer
The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (rank will be based on experience) position in Japanese language beginning July 1, 2023. 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 and near-Native proficiency in both Japanese and English are required, as well as the ability to teach all levels of Japanese along with prior minimum three years of college-level teaching experience. Also required are an explicit understanding of the linguistic properties of Japanese; knowledge of the cultural background necessary to teach the language, technology-related pedagogy and flexibility in using different teaching methodologies; and the ability to work both in a team and autonomously at all levels of the language.
Deadline for applications has been extended to November 7, 2022. Electronic submission of applications is required. Submit a letter of application (including remarks on teaching philosophy [max 2 pages]), an unedited classroom teaching video of a (max 50-minute) Japanese language class (provide online access link or on USB), CV, a sample course syllabi, a Statement of Contribution to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (for a detailed explanation see: http://facultydevelopment.cornell.edu/dapartment-resources/recruitment/contribution-to-diversity), and three letters of recommendation to: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/22548.
Teaching videos on USB should be directed to:
Japanese Language Search Committee
Department of Asian Studies
350 Rockefeller Hall
Ithaca, NY 15853-2502
The shortlist candidates may be encouraged to provide sample teaching material.
Other inquiries can be made via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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