Teaching Professor/Academic Specialist in Japanese

Institution: 
Northeastern University

The World Languages Center (https://www.northeastern.edu/cssh/wlc/) in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern University seeks applications for a position as Teaching Professor/Academic Specialist to teach elementary through advanced language courses in the World Languages Center. Duties include a teaching load of 3 courses per semester, directed studies, and ongoing curricular and pedagogical innovation, as well as service and professional development duties. This is a one-year, non-tenure track, renewable position with full benefits, which will begin on July 1, 2018.

This position will support the University's commitment to innovation in teaching as well as the World Language Center's vision of cultivating students' translingual and transcultural competence. Candidates should have demonstrated commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education.

Qualifications: A Master's degree is required, a Ph.D. preferred. The successful applicant should be well trained in the teaching of Japanese as a foreign language, have experience teaching languages using technology, and possess native or near native proficiency in Japanese. A degree in Japanese applied linguistics, second language acquisition, or pedagogy is highly desirable.

Additional Information: The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is a leader in the Experiential Liberal Arts (www.northeastern.edu/cssh/about/deans-welcome). Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a dynamic and highly selective urban research university in the center of Boston. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern provides unprecedented global experiential learning opportunities. The College is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcomes nominations and applications from members of groups that have been, and continue to be, underrepresented in academia.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

How to Apply: Applicants should submit a CV and letter of interest along with three recommendations. To apply, please go to https://neu.peopleadmin.com/postings/52105.

Please address inquiries about the position to Boris Rasting-Sera, at b.rastingsera@northeastern.edu. Review of applications will begin on December 11, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Posting Date: 
November 27, 2017
Job Status: 
open