Full-time Lecturer in Japanese Language

Institution: 
University of Iowa Libraries

The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures in the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Iowa is searching for a full-time lecturer in Japanese language, beginning in August 2018. The initial appointment will be for one year, with a possible re-appointment thereafter in three-year increments, pending college approval and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualification and experience. Responsibilities include: teaching three language courses per semester and assisting the Japanese Program Coordinator with program development, including developing new courses and organizing extracurricular activities.

Required qualifications: Master’s degree or higher in Japanese Pedagogy or relevant field. Native or near-native fluency in English and Japanese, and experience in teaching Japanese at the college/university level. The successful candidate must be able to teach at all levels from first-year to advanced-level language courses.

Desirable Qualifications: Experience in curriculum development, coordinating a multi-section course, and organizing cultural events.

To Apply: Candidates should send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, one sample of a lesson plan, and three letters of recommendations to the Search Committee online at http://jobs.uiowa.edu. Refer to requisition number 71665. Screening begins October 18, 2017, and preliminary interviews may be conducted by telephone or teleconference.

The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures, the Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to gender and ethnic diversity; the strategic plans of the University, College, Division and Department reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Posting Date: 
September 19, 2017
Job Status: 
open