Cornell University, Asian Studies

Position ID:Cornell-Asian Studies-SLEC [#22548, WDR-00033182]
Position Title: Japanese Language Lecturer/Senior Lecturer
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Japanese Language
Appl Deadline:2022/11/07 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/08/31, finished 2022/12/14, listed until 2022/11/07)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (rank will be based on experience) position in Japanese language beginning July 1, 2023. Initial one-year probationary contract with possible renewal, contingent upon merit, the continued needs of the department, and availability of program funding.

Minimum qualifications: Master's degree and Native and near-Native proficiency in both Japanese and English are required, as well as the ability to teach all levels of Japanese along with prior minimum three years of college-level teaching experience. Also required are an explicit understanding of the linguistic properties of Japanese; knowledge of the cultural background necessary to teach the language, technology-related pedagogy and flexibility in using different teaching methodologies; and the ability to work both in a team and autonomously at all levels of the language.

Deadline for applications has been extended to November 7, 2022. Electronic submission of applications is required. Submit a letter of application (including remarks on teaching philosophy [max two pages]), an unedited classroom teaching video of a (max 50-minute) Japanese language class (provide online access link or on USB), CV, a sample course syllabi, a Statement of Contribution to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ( and three letters of recommendation to:

Teaching videos on USB should be directed to:

Japanese Language Search Committee, Department of Asian Studies, Cornell University, 350 Rockefeller Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853-2502

The shortlist candidates may be encouraged to provide sample teaching material. Other inquiries can be made via e-mail to:

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Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Asian Studies
350 Rockefeller Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853