Lecturer of Japanese
The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Smith College invites applications for a one-year, benefits eligible position at the rank of Lecturer to begin July 1, 2021. Teaching responsibilities for this position will regularly include Japanese language courses. Other courses may be taught depending upon the candidate’s field of specialization. Candidates should have native or near-native fluency in Japanese and English and experience in teaching college-level Japanese. A Master’s degree in Japanese language pedagogy or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, is expected by the time of appointment. Candidates from groups underrepresented in Japanese studies are encouraged to apply.
Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Smith College offers opportunities to foster faculty success at every career stage, such as those listed here. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges. Details about the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures may be found at https://www.smith.edu/academics/east-asian-languages-cultures.
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Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/84589 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, a sample syllabus, a diversity and inclusion statement and three confidential letters of recommendation. Finalists will be asked for additional materials. Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2021.