Global Studies and Languages, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Position ID:MIT-Global Studies and Languages-SLJ [#1512]
Position Title: Senior Lecturer in Japanese
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map]
Subject Area: Languages / Japanese
Appl Deadline:2012/10/01* finished (posted 2012/04/23, finished 2013/04/07, listed until 2012/10/23)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time Senior Lecturer in Japanese initially appointed for five years with possible indefinite renewals based on excellence in teaching, innovative curricular development, professional leadership and service to the field. The appointment begins on July 1, 2013. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate language courses, mentoring lecturers, advising students, serving on search and review committees, and participating in the administration of the language program. Candidates must have at least five years of experience in teaching Japanese at all levels in a U.S. university or college, experience in curricular design and material development, knowledge of foreign language teaching methodologies, and experience in mentoring lecturers and advising students. Minimum of M.A. in Japanese or related fields is required. PhDs are encouraged to apply. Native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and English is required. MIT is an equal opportunity/affirmative-action employer and welcomes applications from women and members of minority groups. Applications are being accepted at Academic Jobs Online. ( Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, example of material development (print or digital, no more than 25 pages, if in print), and three letters of recommendation no later than October 1, 2012. Preference will be given to complete applications received by September 24, 2012. All materials should be submitted to Academic Jobs Online at the following website:

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Global Studies and Languages
77 Massachusetts Ave. 14N-305
Cambridge, MA 02139

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