Full-Time (Rank Open) Instructor

Kansai Gaidai University

Kansai Gaidai University is seeking a full-time (rank open) instructor to teach all levels of Japanese Language for English speaking college students and one undergraduate course for native Japanese students. Responsibilities include 1) teaching Spoken Japanese as well as Reading & Writing Japanese classes, 2) teaching one undergraduate course related to teaching Japanese as a foreign language (TJFL), 3) supervising TJFL trainee teachers, 4) providing a few office hours per week.

Qualifications: 1) M.A. or higher in a field related to teaching Japanese or linguistics (required by the end of the 2016-2017 academic year), 2) College-level Japanese experience teaching to English speaking students from basic to advanced levels, 3) Native fluency in Japanese, 4) Excellent command of English (for advising international students and participating in meetings). Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Materials required: 1) Cover letter addressing your qualifications and statement of purpose for this position, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) List of courses previously taught, 4) List of publications, 5) Brief summary of three publications.

Appointment begins from Spring (Middle of January) 2018, but candidate may be required to attend preliminary meetings.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Finalists may be asked to visit Kansai Gaidai University for an interview and to teach a model lesson. Please send application materials to:
    Dean of Academic Affairs
    Center for International Education
    Kansai Gaidai University
    16-1 Nakamiyahigashino-cho
    Hirakata City, Osaka 573-1001, Japan
    Fax: +81(country code) 72-805-2866
    Email: kobo2018@kansaigaidai.ac.jp

Posting Date: 
June 6, 2017
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