Lecturer in Japanese, Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-04-16
Req: R0005006

The Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applications for a full-time one-year Japanese Lecturer with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2019.

We seek a strong language instructor to teach three courses in the fall 2019 and three courses in the spring 2020.  Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Japanese and English, teaching experience, and have a Master’s degree in one of the following: Japanese linguistics, literature, history, applied linguistics, second/foreign language acquisition or a related field.  Preference will be given to applicants with an advanced degree and those with significant teaching experience at the university level in the United States.


Please apply at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs (or through Workday for internal applicants). Complete an application online and attach the following. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded to the application.

  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Contact information for three references

Review of applications will begin May 6, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.

For questions about the position, please contact Tomoko Marshall, Search Chair, at [email protected].

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Savanna Galambos, Senior Faculty Search Advisor, at [email protected].

UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area.  To learn more please visit https://dualcareer.virginia.edu/. For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 4/17/2019
Application Due: 6/16/2019
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