Visiting Assistant Professor, East Asian Studies

University of Arizona

The Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Arizona invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in Japanese linguistics. Teaching load will be six courses (3-3). Primary responsibilities include teaching Japanese language classes at the basic and advanced levels, several survey linguistics courses at the basic level, and a seminar in the candidate’s area of specialization. The candidate will also be supervising teaching assistants. The successful candidate should have a minimum of 3 years teaching experience (including Japanese language and content courses) at the college level in the US. Native/near native proficiency in Japanese and English is required. A PhD in (Japanese) linguistics or related field is required by August 1, 2017. Applicants currently A.B.D. will be considered.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Position open until filled; review begins on April 15, 2017.


Posting Date: 
April 3, 2017
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