The Department of French and Asian Studies at Huron University College invites applications for a full-time probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing 1 July, 2019, subject to final budgetary approval. The successful applicant is expected to teach a Japanese language course, as well as to design and teach courses dealing with aspects of Japanese culture.
Candidates for the position will have native- or near native- command in both Japanese and English, with recent teaching experience at the post-secondary level in Canada or the United States and a proven record of academic publication. Candidates should also have a clear and verifiable record of success in teaching university level courses in both languages. We are particularly interested in candidates with a passion for undergraduate teaching, program development, including faculty-student joint research and other experiential approaches for undergraduate education, and a commitment to teaching a diverse student body. The successful applicant will also participate in the administrative life of the department and university.