Drill Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Japanese

Harvard University

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University anticipates an opening for a full-time Drill Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Japanese expected to begin August 1, 2017 to extend through December 31, 2017.  Drill instructors teach small-group drill sections in Japanese language classes under the supervision of a course head and assist the course head in preparing class materials, grading, and providing individual assistance to students.  Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in all modalities of Japanese (reading, writing, listening, and speaking); a bachelor’s degree or higher; experience teaching Japanese, preferably at the college level to students whose native language is English; and computer literacy.

This is a term appointment for one semester.

Candidates interested in applying for the position should submit (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) the names and email contact information of two or three references to http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7564. The references will be contacted separately at our option and invited to upload letters of recommendation. Candidates should also send a 20-minute teaching demo by URL through the ARIeS portal.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posting Date: 
April 14, 2017
Job Status: