Yale University, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, seeks a Lector in Japanese language, start date July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2022. This is a 3-year full-time appointment with multi-year renewal contingent on excellent performance and sufficient enrollments.
Primary duties include teaching six courses or the equivalent per year, which can be realized through teaching five term courses in the language sequence with a sixth equivalent of effort in, for example, supervising graduate students in their language teaching assignments. Collaboration on curriculum development expected.
Applicants must have: 1) native or near-native fluency in Japanese; 2) at least three years of experience teaching Japanese in a U.S. university or equivalent experience using current teaching methodologies; 3) M.A. or PHD in Japanese language, literature or related field. Experience in curriculum development and incorporating technology in the classroom is desirable. Research profile in foreign language pedagogy a plus.
Please submit a letter of application, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy (not to exceed one page), three confidential letters of recommendation, and any additional relevant material online at Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/53338. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2018. Interviews will be held via Skype or Zoom. If you do not have a free dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create one during the application process. Assistance is available from Interfolio’s Customer Support – email@example.com or call (877) 997-8807.
Yale University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Yale values diversity among its students, faculty, and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.
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