Lecturer in Japanese

The Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of North Texas is seeking a full-time Lecturer in Japanese to begin September 1, 2020 (classes begin 08/27/2020). The position of Lecturer comes with full benefits. Duties: Teach four undergraduate courses (all levels from beginning through advanced) in Japanese language, literature and/or culture per semester. Active participation in Department activities and committees is expected. 

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. 

Minimum Qualifications:

MA in Japanese language, literature, or culture, or related field required. Native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and English.
US college/university level teaching experience in Japanese language. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

At least two years’ experience successfully teaching advanced level Japanese language, literature and/or culture courses, and language for the professions to native English speakers at the post-secondary level. Experience with program coordination/supervision.
Evidence of commitment to departmental service and commitment to study abroad. Experience coordinating student activities such as Japanese table, Japanese culture club, or Japanese film series. 


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