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Japanese Instructor (Adjunct Faculty)

University of La Verne
La Verne Central Campus

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Japanese Instructor (Adjunct Faculty)



Major Department:

College of Arts and Sciences


Modern Languages


La Verne Central Campus

Job Description:

The University of La Verne is a private not-for-profit university founded in 1891 located in La Verne, California. The core values that we live by are Ethical Reasoning, Diversity and Inclusivity, Lifelong Learning and Community and Civic Engagement.

The Department of Modern Languages is seeking a part-time instructor of Japanese, to begin August 23, 2021. The position will entail teaching Elementary and Intermediate Japanese language courses, with the possibility of advanced language, culture, and literature courses, as needed, either as regularly scheduled classes or directed studies. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate evidence of teaching excellence and a sensitivity to and respect for diverse populations.

Required Qualifications:

A Master’s degree in Japanese or allied field and native or near-native fluency in Japanese and English are required.

Preferred Qualifications:

College-level teaching experience and familiarity with current communicative, proficiency and/or task-based methodologies are highly desirable; preference will be given to candidates who can furnish evidence of strong teaching.

Benefits Summary:

Below is a list of benefits and perks offered to Adjunct Faculty:
* Benefit Hub (discount perks)
* Free Parking
* Adjunct Faculty Development Funds
* Staff discounted lunches at the Spot
* 10% off discount at the University of La Verne Bookstore and Graphics
* Tuition Remission (Senior Adjuncts)
* Contribution Retirement Plan (must meet hours) for Mandatory – Voluntary Contribution at anytime
* Medical (must meet hours)
* Utilize services offered at CTL and the wellness center.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion and clearance of a background check and employment verification.
U.S. News & World Report rates La Verne Online No. 1 in California for the third consecutive year and 24th best in the country. Washington Monthly’s 2016 “America’s Best Colleges for Adult Learners” rankings place La Verne No. 3 among private, 4-year institutions in California.
La Verne is Tier 1 in U.S. News 2017 “America’s Best Colleges” National University rankings for the seventh straight year, and again made Forbes “America’s Top Colleges” rating (WASC Accredited).

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The University of La Verne is a 124 year old, independent, comprehensive, doctoral granting institution in southern California with an emphasis on research and publication. Classified by Carnegie as a Community-Engaged University, La Verne offers high quality, liberal arts and professional degree programs at the undergraduate to doctoral levels to traditional-age and adult learners. The main campus is located in La Verne, 35 miles from downtown Los Angeles, along the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains.

The University is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution with 40% of the student population identifying itself as “Hispanic/Latino,” 55% students of color, 10% international students, and a large proportion first-generation. All programs have high retention and graduation rates for underrepresented minorities.  The University has a strong commitment to diversity and places a high priority on creating an environment that supports the growth and success of underrepresented and underserved populations.

The La Verne Experience is at the center of a strategic plan that is focused on serving an ethnically and economically diverse student population, one that is representative of the demographics of California.  The La Verne Experience pedagogical features include learning communities, theory-to-practice, experiential learning, community engagement and reflective practice.  Two prominent annual rankings of America’s Best Colleges - U.S. News & World Report, and Forbes Magazine recognize the University of La Verne as one of the nation’s top national universities. 

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