Job Details

Middlebury College’s Summer School of Japanese (SoJ) is pleased to announce a vacancy for a temporary Instructor of Japanese. The position is available for SoJ’s summer 2023 session and is located on Middlebury College campus in Vermont. The in-person program begins around June 22 and ends on August 18, 2023. Online orientation and/or workshops maybe required before the staring date.

Our unique 8-week program combines a cultural immersion environment with rigorous classroom instruction. This is an opportunity to join a community of learners and entails actively engaging in teaching, dining, residing and even recreation with students while reading, writing and speaking exclusively in Japanese.

In addition to a salary, lodging and a complete meal plan are included. Travel costs to and from Middlebury are not included.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit: letter of interest, CV, recent statistical information from student evaluations, and two letters of recommendations. A Japanese language teaching demo and sample of materials development are recommended. Only complete applications will be considered.

The application deadline is December 31, 2022, but the position will be open until filled.


Working at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, a graduate school of Middlebury College, provides international professional education in areas of critical importance to a rapidly changing global community, including international policy and management, translation and interpretation, language teaching, sustainable development, and non-proliferation. We prepare students from all over the world to make a meaningful impact in their chosen fields through degree programs characterized by immersive and collaborative learning, and opportunities to acquire and apply practical professional skills. Our students are emerging leaders capable of bridging cultural, organizational, and language divides to produce sustainable, equitable solutions to a variety of global challenges.

In 2010, the Institute became a graduate school of Middlebury College. Middlebury is known worldwide for its leadership in undergraduate language instruction and international studies, and features both summer language immersion programs and Schools Abroad in 16 countries and 37 cities around the globe. Middlebury is also home to the oldest environmental studies program in the nation.

Monterey and Middlebury share much more than a common interest in cross-cultural communication and the environment, though—we share a commitment to making a difference in the world, and are building a truly global network of programs for future leaders in areas from translation and interpretation to environmental policy, economic development to language education, conflict resolution to sustainable business.

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey offers graduate programs that prepare innovative professionals to provide leadership in cross-cultural, multilingual environments. Practical skills, collaborative processes, and innovative approaches are defining features of a Monterey Institute education. The Institute’s unique "Monterey Way" learning model ensures that students are learning through firsthand experiences in more than one language. Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey learners are problem solvers and process masters, building sustainable, equitable solutions for a global community through our interdisciplinary blend of business, policy, and language.


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