Japanese Language and Literature, Vol.52, No.1, April 2018


A Critical Pedagogy of Lexical Accent in L2 Japanese: Insights into Research and Practice, Seth Goss

The Emergence of the Japanese Expletive mattaku through the Discourse Strategy of Upgrading in Showing Agreement, Koji Tanno

Characteristics of a Conclusion: Global vs. Local Conclusions in Literature Summary Reports by JSL College Students, Nobuko Koyama


Cronin, Orikuchi Shinobu, Osaka Modern: The City in the Japanese Imaginary, reviewed by Stephen Dodd

Visting Instructor of Japanese

The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures in the Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Iowa seeks a full-time Visiting Instructor in Japanese language for the 2018-19 academic year. The successful candidate will teaching three language courses per semester (at least a minimum of 24 s.h. per year) and assist the Japanese Program Coordinator with program development, including organizing extracurricular activities.

One-Year Lecturer Position in Japanese Language

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, invites applications for a one-year, full-time teaching-track lecturer position in the Japanese language for the 2018-2019 academic year.

One-year Visiting Japanese Instructor Position

The Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures (REALC) at Emory University invites applications for a temporary position in Japanese language for the academic year 2018-19.  Applicants should have a minimum of an MA in Japanese linguistics, cultural studies, pedagogy, or a closely related area and possess native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and in English.  A record of successful teaching at the college level and familiarity with technology in teaching is required.  The candidate should be prepared to teach all levels

Immersion Teacher in Elementary School

Level: Elementary

City: Herndon, VA

School: Fox Mill Elementary School of Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS)

Work Location: Please see https://foxmilles.fcps.edu/.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Japanese Cultural Studies

The Asian Studies Program at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, invites applications for a full-time, clinical line position in Japanese Cultural Studies, starting Fall 2018. The position requires teaching up to four interdisciplinary courses per semester in humanities and/or social sciences, specifically including Japanese anime. Other courses include but are not limited to: a survey of Asian literature, a first-year seminar on Japan Studies, and new courses that prepare students for professional careers in Asia or with Asian business and communities.

Adjunct Faculty Credit-Japanese

The World Languages Department at Harper College (Palatine, IL) is seeking applications for the Adjunct Faculty Credit - Japanese position. The instructor will design and teach a dual-credit, college-level, intermediate Japanese course beginning in Fall 2018. This position requires experience in curriculum development, as well as high school or college-level teaching experience using multiple formats (online, blended, distance, and/or face-to-face courses).

Part-time Japanese Teacher

Oak Park River Forest High School (Oak Park, IL.: Chicago suburb) seeks applicants for a part-time Japanese position for the 2018-2019 school year (and beyond).  Teach 2~3 classes of 2nd-year Japanese.

Contact:  Yoko Schmadeke at yschmadeke@oprfhs.org.

Japanese Dual Language Immersion K-5 Teacher

Seattle is seeking teachers qualified to teach in our K-5 Dual Language Immersion (DLI) programs in Japanese. We currently teach Japanese DLI in two schools. Our DLI programs are part of Seattle's International Schools and are located in the NW region of the district. McDonald International School will be seeking to fill a vacancy for a Japanese teacher this fall.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese 2018-2019

The Department of Modern Languages at Oakland University (Rochester, MI) invites applications for a one-year appointment as Assistant Professor of Japanese with possible renewal. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Japanese (language & literature) with a specialty in literature, cultural studies, film studies, or equivalent; native or near-native proficiency in both Japanese and English; and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching with demonstrated ability to teach in an undergraduate Japanese program.


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