Located in central Minnesota, College of Saint Benedict, for women, and Saint John's University, for men, are nationally recognized Catholic liberal arts colleges and ranked as two of the top three Catholic colleges in the nation. They share one academic program, and students attend classes together on both campuses. This integrated learning experience combines a challenging academic program with extensive opportunities for international study, leadership, service learning, spiritual growth and cultural and athletic involvement. The combined enrollment of more than 3,800 students makes CSB and SJU the largest of the nation's liberal arts colleges. The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University, are located four miles apart in Central Minnesota just outside metropolitan St. Cloud and 70 miles from Minneapolis. Both are Catholic colleges in the Benedictine tradition, which emphasize quality teaching and a commitment to intercultural learning. For further information, see http://www.csbsju.edu.
The Department of Languages and Cultures at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University invite applications for a tenure track,assistant professor of Japanese to begin August 2014. The successful candidate will have expertise in Japanese language, literature, and culture, providing courses and programming for a growing Japanese minor; the candidate will also teach literature and culture courses in English for CSB/SJU’s multi-disciplinary Asian Studies Program. Native or near native fluency in Japanese and English, evidence of excellence in teaching, and a strong commitment and dedication to undergraduate teaching required. PhD in related language discipline (ABD accepted). The successful candidate may also direct semester-long study abroad programs, usually after the third-year review.
PhD in related language discipline (ABD accepted).
APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications are accepted online only at http://employment.csbsju.edu . Required documents include letter of application that includes a statement summarizing the dissertation topic and research plans, curriculum vitae, *three letters of reference, statement of teaching philosophy of teaching and learning, evidence of teaching excellence and copies of transcripts, (official transcripts required for interview).
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Women, individuals of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employers.