Japanese Language Fellow
Chinese & Japanese Department
Duration of Position:
About Vassar College
Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is deeply committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, diversity and inclusiveness. Vassar seeks to create a pluralistic community for all staff, faculty and students. Vassar College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer, and applications from women, individuals with disabilities and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.Vassar College is a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus.
Position Summary and Responsibilities
Vassar College invites applications for Japanese Language Fellow for the 2023-24 academic year (late August, 2023 through May, 2024).
The Language Fellow, who must be a native level speaker of Japanese, has the opportunity to work closely with experienced language instructors and to gain experience in teaching non-native speakers by conducting conversation classes and drill sessions that supplement language courses. The fellow assists the Japanese faculty members in preparing teaching materials.
Language Fellows receive free room and board on Vassar's campus for the academic year, a monthly stipend of $700 for 10 months, and international health insurance coverage. They take one Vassar course per semester.
Language Fellows should at least have a B.A. and be fluent in English.
Special Instructions to Applicants
To apply, please send a cover letter, vita, an audio recording introducing yourself in both Japanese and English, and at least one recommendation letter. Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled. Please send applications to Haoming Liu, Chair, Department of Chinese and Japanese, via email to email@example.com. Do not send application material to Vassar’s Human Resources website. All applications must be sent to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org or they will not be reviewed or accepted.
For full consideration applicants should apply by:
All applicants must apply online at: https://employment.vassar.edu/postings/3293
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