Assistant Professor of Japanese Language and Pedagogy

Institution: 
University of Hawaii, Manoa

The University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Japanese Language and Pedagogy, position number 84536. Appointment to begin August 1, 2018, subject to position clearance and availability of funds. This is a permanent, tenure track appointment.

Duties and Responsibilities:
      - Teach introductory and upper division undergraduate courses in Japanese language and linguistics; teach graduate courses in Japanese language, linguistics and/or pedagogy, including teaching practica; advise undergraduate and graduate students; conduct and publish research in area(s) of specialization; participate in departmental and university service; other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
      - Ph.D. in Japanese language or Japanese linguistics or closely related field from a college or university of recognized standing with demonstrated expertise in Japanese pedagogy and clear evidence of research potential (all requirements for the doctorate must be completed by 08/01/2018); high level of proficiency in Japanese and English; experience in teaching Japanese at a college level; demonstrate ability to work effectively and collegially.

Desirable Qualifications:
      - Research emphasis on phonological development including prosody/intonation, or JSL/JFL literacy development, or heritage language learning; demonstrate capacity to instruct and/or advise graduate students in the relevant field.

Review of applications will begin November 22, 2017, and continue until position is filled. To apply, see the full ad located at: https://tinyurl.com/yd9r287d (Work at UH ad).

The University of Hawai‘i is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. UH does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or veteran status.

Posting Date: 
October 17, 2017
Job Status: 
open