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LECTURER IN JAPANESE

Requisition # 73509

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, October 19th, 2018
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Asian & Slavic Languages & Literature

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

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 2019. The initial appointment will be for one year, with a possible re-appointment for two additional years, and thereafter in three-year increments, pending college approval and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience. Responsibilities include: teaching three language courses per semester (at least a minimum of 24 s.h. per year) and assisting the Japanese Program Coordinator with program development, including developing new courses and organizing extracurricular activities.



Required qualifications: Master’s degree or PhD in Japanese Pedagogy or relevant field in hand by the start date. Native or near-native fluency in English and Japanese, and experience in teaching Japanese at the college/university level in the U.S. 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.



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 73509. Screening begins November 12, 2018 and preliminary interviews may be conducted by telephone or videoconference.



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.

Education Requirement:

Master’s degree or PhD in Japanese Pedagogy or relevant field in hand by the start date.

Required Qualifications:

Native or near-native fluency in English and Japanese, and experience in teaching Japanese at the college/university level in the U.S. 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.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Teaching Philosophy
Sample Lesson Plan
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

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Contact Information


Contact:Rebecca L Tritten - dwllc-searches@uiowa.edu
Clas-Wrld Lng, Lit, & Cultures
Phillips Hall
16 North Clinton Street
111-C PH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-2235
Department URL: https://clas.uiowa.edu/dwllc/



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