Lecturer in Japanese

Institution: 
University of Illinois at Chicago

The School of Literatures, Cultural Studies & Linguistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Japanese.

Responsibilities: Teach six Japanese language courses over two semesters and serve as Japanese basic language program coordinator. Supervise placement process. Create opportunities and activities to use Japanese and learn about Japanese outside of class, for example, weekly conversation hours and film screenings. Review and evaluate study abroad offerings. Supervise student tutors.

Qualifications: Must have MA degree in a related subject and have expertise in Japanese language and culture. Native or near-native competence in Japanese is required. Previous teaching at the college level is preferred.

For fullest consideration please complete an on-line application at https://jobs.uic.edu and upload a C.V., cover letter and sample syllabus and the names and email addresses of 3 references by April 5, 2017.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Posting Date: 
March 14, 2017
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Job Status: 
open