Part-time Instructor in Japanese

Institution: 
Augustana College

The Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures / Japanese at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, invites applications for the position of part-time instructor in Japanese, beginning November 2017. Augustana College is a selective liberal arts college of approximately 2,500 students, most of whom live on a wooded 115-acre campus. Rock Island, Illinois, is part of the Illinois-Iowa Quad Cities along the Mississippi River, a diverse metropolitan area with 400,000 residents, located about three hours west of Chicago and 45 minutes east of Iowa City, home of the University of Iowa.

Masters degree or foreign equivalent required. Near-native or native fluency in Japanese and English are required. The ideal candidate has experience teaching beginning and/or intermediate Japanese and shows an ability to teach a diverse student body to support the Japanese program and the mission of the college. The teaching load for 2017-18 is five 3-credit Japanese language courses, spread over two ten-week trimesters.

Details about Augustana College, our expectation of the faculty, the selection process, and the Quad Cities all are available at the Faculty Search website: http://www.augustanafaculty.org.

Augustana College is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds. We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, ethnic origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, or creed.

To apply, please email application materials to sherrydocherty@augustana.edu using subject line: "Search #118-17 Japanese". Alternatively, application materials can be mailed to: Search #118-17 Japanese, c/o Wendy Hilton-Morrow, Associate Dean, Augustana College, 639-38th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201.

Application materials include: a letter of application, curriculum vita, copy of graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness or summary of teaching evaluations, and two letters of recommendation (including contact information).

Questions may be directed to the co-chair of the department, Lisa Seidlitz, at lisaseidlitz@augustana.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Posting Date: 
April 4, 2017
Job Status: 
open