Arizona State University, School of International Letters & Cultures (SILC)

Position ID:ASU-SILC-INJAP [#13720, 12888]
Position Title: Instructor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Tempe, Arizona 85287, United States [map]
Subject Area: Japanese / Language Pedagogy, Applied Linguistics,
Starting Date:2019/05/10
Appl Deadline:2019/05/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/05/10, finished 2019/07/12, listed until 2019/11/10)
Position Description:    

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Instructor, Japanese (Job # 12888) Arizona State University School of International Letters and Cultures

The School of International Letters & Cultures at Arizona State University invites applications for the position of Instructor. The successful candidates will be expected to teach lower and/or upper division Japanese language courses at all levels (elementary through advanced level) and work closely with the program coordinator to prepare syllabi, lectures, class materials, and class assignments. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible appointment made on an academic year basis (Aug. 16 – May 15). A typical full-time course load is four classes per academic semester. Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, the needs of the university, and sufficient enrollment in assigned courses.

Required Qualifications: o MA in Japanese language pedagogy, applied linguistics, linguistics, or related field, by time of appointment. o Three years’ experience in higher education teaching Japanese language courses (elementary through advanced level), and evidence of effective teaching. o Native/near-native proficiency in both Japanese and English.

Desired Qualifications: o Demonstrated proficiency in online teaching and/or appropriate technologies in language instruction. o Experience participating in study abroad programs. o Experience with ACTFL proficiency standards and proficiency-based approaches to teaching Japanese.

This is a paperless search; only electronic materials will be accepted. To apply, please submit electronically to: the following:

o A letter of application o Current curriculum vita (CV) o Evidence of teaching effectiveness (quantitative and sample of qualitative data from teaching evaluations). o The names, positions, and contact information of three references who may be contacted directly.

Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair at: Initial application deadline is May 31, 2019; If not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. ASU's full non-discrimination statement (ACD401) is located on the ASU website at:

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Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
(480) 727-3258
PO Box 870202
Tempe, AZ 85287-0202

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