Job no: 761996
Inst/Ast Prof Fixed TermPosition Summary
The Department of Linguistics, Language, and Cultures at Michigan State University seeks one or two part-time Japanese language instructors or Assistant Professors of Japanese Language. The position is a non-renewable, part-time, fixed-term position, beginning on August 16, 2022 for the fall semester.
A Master's degree is required for the Instructor position; a Ph.D. for the Assistant Professor position (all degrees must be conferred by the time of hire).
Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will contribute to diversity and inclusive excellence through teaching one course in the language sequence in fall 2022 and/or spring 2023 in the Japanese Studies Program.
Teaching assignments will be determined by the Program needs, and the faculty member is expected to work collaboratively and collegially as a member of a multi-section course under the supervision of the course coordinator.
MSU will offer in-person courses in the 2022-2023 academic year; however, an alternate teaching modality might be accommodated as needed.
The successful candidate will be invited to share extracurricular responsibilities with other Japanese faculty and participate in curriculum and program development, including outreach activities.Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.Required Degree
Doctorate -Japanese LanguageMinimum Requirements
Shortlisted candidates will be asked to submit a video link (or a DVD) of their classroom teaching to the search committee chair.
Review of applications will begin February 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted electronically to the Michigan State University Human Resources website http://careers.msu.edu. For more information, contact Dr. Akiko Imamura (email@example.com), Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Linguistics, Language, and Cultures.
Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.
For information about the Japanese Program, please visit https://lilac.msu.edu/japanese/.Review of Applications Begins On
The College of Arts & Letters recognizes that only an academic and organizational culture which actively seeks out and strengthens diverse voices and perspectives among its members results in true excellence. We are an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The College of Arts & Letters is particularly interested in candidates of all backgrounds who are committed to the principle that intellectual leadership is achieved through open access and pro-active inclusion.
The Department of Linguistics, Language, and Cultures has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College of Arts & Letters' distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and values diversity and inclusion as essential to achieving excellence.MSU Statement
Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.
Advertised: Feb 9, 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Feb 9, 2024 Eastern Standard Time
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