Lecturer in Japanese

Institution: 
University of California, Davis

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC) at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for the position of Lecturer of Japanese for the 2017-2018 academic year. Primary duties are to teach up to seven modern Japanese courses at various levels as assigned. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This appointment is renewable contingent on departmental teaching needs.

Requirements include an MA or above in second-language pedagogy, Japanese linguistics, applied linguistics, or any closely relevant field; native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and English; and a demonstrable record of excellence in teaching. Preference will be given to candidates with college teaching experience in the U.S., knowledge of current developments of second language pedagogy, strong skills in written Japanese, and the ability to apply modern technology in classroom teaching.

Complete application should include: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) sample sets of student evaluations, 4) names of three references, and 5) video demonstration of recent classroom teaching. Please upload application materials 1-5 to https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01574 by May 25, 2017. Position will remain open until filled.

The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff. The position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

Posting Date: 
April 26, 2017
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Job Status: 
open