Visiting Lecturer in Japanese

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The World Languages Center in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern University seeks applications for a Visiting Lecturer in Japanese.

Duties include a teaching load of 3 courses in the fall and spring semesters, customized language instruction offerings, and ongoing curricular and pedagogical innovation. Professional development and service are also expected. This is a one-year, non-tenure track position with full benefits, with an expected start date of Fall 2021.

A Master's degree is required, a Ph.D. preferred. The successful applicant should be well prepared to teach Japanese as a foreign language to students from diverse backgrounds, have experience teaching Japanese in remote and/or online formats, and possess native or near native proficiency in Japanese. A degree in Japanese applied linguistics, second language acquisition, or pedagogy is highly desirable.

Applicants should submit a CV and letter of interest along with a teaching statement, a model syllabus, recent sets of student evaluations, and contact information for three references.

To apply, please go to and click on the link for full-time positions or full-time interdisciplinary positions or if viewing this description on the Northeastern University website, click “Apply to this job.” Please address inquiries about the position to Boris Rasting-Sera, at Review of applications will begin on February 26, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is a leader in the Experiential Liberal Arts. Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a dynamic and highly selective urban research university in the center of Boston. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern provides unprecedented global experiential learning opportunities. The College is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcomes nominations and applications from members of groups underrepresented in academia.

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