Global Studies and Languages, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Position ID:MIT-Global Studies and Languages-JAPLECT [#8564]
Position Title: Lecturer in Japanese
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map]
Subject Area: Languages / Japanese
Appl Deadline:2017/01/31** finished (posted 2016/11/14)
Position Description:    

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

Lecturer in Japanese
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Japanese. This is a three-year appointment beginning July 1, 2017, with the possibility of multiple renewals based on performance and budget. This position includes full benefits. Responsibilities include teaching Japanese, developing innovative curricular materials for Japanese language instruction, advising students, and other service activities relating to the program.

Candidates must have:

  • A minimum of an M.A. in a field such as Japanese language pedagogy, teaching Japanese as a second/foreign language, second language acquisition, applied linguistics, instructional technology, or similar related field. Ph.D.s are encouraged to apply.
  • Native or near-native spoken and written proficiency in Japanese and English.
  • A minimum of three consecutive years of Japanese language teaching at the college or university level in North America; preference will be given to those with more than three years of such teaching experience.
  • A strong record of effective teaching.
  • Demonstrated interest and experience in language pedagogy, curriculum design and development of new instructional materials (print, audio, video or digital).
  • A record of on-going professional engagement and development.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample of materials development (print or digital), and three letters of recommendation. All materials should be submitted no later than January 31, 2017, via Academic Jobs Online:

Any questions should be directed to Global Studies and Languages:

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
MIT Global Studies and Languages
77 Massachusetts Avenue, 14N-305
Cambridge, MA 02139

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