Lecturer in Japanese, MIT
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Location details
- Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
- Position type
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- Language teaching
- Employment category
- Tenure Status
- Non-tenure track
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Global Languages unit, invites applications for one full-time position as a Lecturer in Japanese. This is a three-year appointment beginning July 1, 2023, with the possibility of indefinite renewals based on favorable performance reviews. This position includes full benefits.
Responsibilities include teaching six Japanese language (undergraduate-level) sections annually, developing innovative curricular materials for Japanese language instruction, student advising, and other program duties.
Candidates must have:
- A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Japanese language, teaching Japanese as a foreign language, second language pedagogy, linguistics, or a related field;
- Superior level of language proficiency in Japanese and English, according to the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines;
- A minimum of three years of post-degree (M.A.) teaching experience in a North American institution of higher education;
- A record of demonstrated excellence in teaching;
- A minimum of three years demonstrated experience in curriculum design and development of new instructional materials (print, audio, video or digital); and
- A record of on-going professional engagement and development.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV clearly showing requisite qualifications, a sample syllabus, a sample of materials development (not to exceed 25 pages), and three letters of recommendation. Applicants should be prepared to submit a 20-minute recorded teaching demonstration upon request in January 2023, if selected for an interview. All other materials should be submitted no later than November 1, 2022, via Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/21949
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