Lecturer in Japanese

Notre Dame, Indiana, United States
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Job description

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for full-time lecturer position in Japanese language beginning August 2018. This initial one-year appointment, with the possibility of renewal, furthers the development of a prospering program in Japanese. Responsibilities include teaching beginning through advanced Japanese, active involvement in language and culture activities, as well as close collaboration with faculty to build a rigorous and cohesive program. The position offers excellent benefits and a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS
We are seeking highly skilled language instructors with native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and English. Candidates are expected to have an M.A. or higher degree in teaching Japanese as a foreign language, linguistics, second language acquisition, or related field; and demonstrated success teaching Japanese at the college/university level in the United States.

ABDs and Ph.Ds are encouraged to apply.

As an international Catholic, research university, the University of Notre Dame has made a significant commitment to furthering Asian studies, as evidenced in the founding of the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies and the opening of a new graduate School of Global Affairs, both of which collaborate regularly with our growing Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. Information about the University is available athttp://www.nd.edu; information about the Program in Japanese Language and Culture and the Department can be found athttp://eastasian.nd.edu.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Candidates will submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and an unedited video clip of classroom teaching accompanied by the corresponding lesson plan, In addition, they are to provide teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin January 31, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries can be made to Professor Yongping Zhu, Chair of the Department, atYongping.Zhu.46@nd.edu.

How to apply

Apply now at https://apply.interfolio.com/47819

This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at http://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/university-policies/background-check-procedure-for-prospective-faculty/.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT STATEMENT

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

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