Job Opening: Japanese Language, Non-Tenure Track, Professorial Lecturer, American University

job opening - 5Institution: American University
Location: Washington, DC
Posted: 06/04/2013
Type: Full Time
Education: Ph.D.
Deadline: June 14, 2013

The Department of World Languages and Cultures at American University in Washington, DC, invites applications for a one-year full-time term faculty position at the rank of professorial lecturer in the Japanese language for the academic year 2013-2014. The position may be renewable.

The primary responsibilities are teaching the first-, second- and/or third-year level Japanese courses. Teaching load will be six courses (or equivalent) for a minimum of 18 credit hours per year, supervising advanced student independent studies, and carrying out duties as the Japanese language coordinator. Required qualification include: a Ph. D. in Japanese language, linguistics, or a related field; native or near-native fluency in Japanese and English; strong evidence of excellence in college-level teaching; ability to work effectively with Japanese adjunct faculty colleagues, including possible team-teaching.

For best consideration, apply by June 14, 2013. American University is an EEO/AA University. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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