Lecturer (multiple-year)

Denton, TX
Sep 19, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

World Languages & Literatures (122800)

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences http://class.unt.edu

Lecturer (multiple-year)

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of North Texas is seeking a full-time Lecturer in Japanese to begin September 1, 2018 (classes begin 08/27/2018). The position of Lecturer comes with full benefits. Duties: Teach four undergraduate courses in Japanese language, literature and/or culture per semester. Active participation in Department activities and committees is expected.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.
The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications:
MA in Japanese language, literature, or culture, or related field required; native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and English; US college/university level teaching experience in Japanese language.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience teaching advanced level Japanese language, literature and/or culture courses, and language for the professions; experience with program coordination/supervision; evidence of commitment to departmental service and commitment to study abroad preferred.

Area of Specialty:

Position Type:

Tenure Status:
Non-Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
3 Years

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Review of Applications Begins:

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
Summary of Teaching Evaluations
Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Special Instructions to Applicants:
A short list of candidates will be required to submit 3 letters of reference, a 50-minute teaching demonstration, and sample lesson plans, syllabi, and supplemental teaching materials.


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