- Location details
- Rochester, New York
- Position type
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- English, Japanese
- Cultural studies, Linguistics, Literature, non-English, Literature, other minority, Speech and communications
- Employment category
- Tenure Status
- Non-tenure track
- New York
The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at the Rochester Institute of Technology is seeking applicants for a lecturer position in Japanese.
Applicants must have MA or Ph.D. in Japanese or a related field, and at least two years of successful college-level Japanese language teaching experience.
The professional duties include, but are not limited to, instruction of Japanese at all levels through communicative-based methods, creating teaching materials, assisting with events related to Japanese language and culture, and attending curricular and department related meetings.
A successful applicant is skilled in conducting classroom communicative activities in Japanese, in which students are rigorously engaged in speaking. Those who have experience in team-teaching and/or able to teach Japanese culture formally or informally are preferable.
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.
Required Minimum Qualifications
- MA or Ph.D. in Japanese or a related field
- Native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and English
- At least two years of successful college-level Japanese language teaching experience
- Experience in teaching Japanese through communicative-based methods
- Evidence of successful teamwork and collaboration in teaching and/or projects, and literacy in technology
- Strong interpersonal, communication, organizational, collaboration, and administrative skills and adaptability
- Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
How To Apply
Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty; search openings, then Keyword Search 8511
- Link to a teaching demo video of speaking-centered class (speaking-centered session of beginning or intermediate preferred)
- Teaching portfolio (at least one syllabus and a teaching plan)
- A brief teaching philosophy
- The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
- Contribution to Diversity Statement
You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at: Yukiko Maru firstname.lastname@example.org
The review of application starts on February 1st and continues until the position is filled.
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