Drill Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Japanese

Harvard University

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University anticipates one or more openings for a full-time Drill Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Japanese expected to begin August 1, 2018 and to extend through June 30, 2019.  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 year, with the possibility of renewal dependent on performance and curricular need.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references (who will be invited to upload letters of recommendation) to https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7959. The references will be contacted separately and invited to upload letters of recommendation. Candidates should also submit a 20-minute teaching demo by URL through the ARIeS portal.

All the above should be submitted by February 12, 2018. Please note that references will only be invited to upload letters of recommendation after a complete application has been submitted online.

Selected candidates will be contacted directly in late February for an interview to be conducted either by Skype, for candidates outside the Boston area, or on the Harvard campus, for candidates within the Boston area.

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

Posting Date: 
November 15, 2017
Application Deadline: 
Monday, February 12, 2018
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