LINGUIST List 24.2269

Sun Jun 02 2013

Jobs: Japanese; Applied Ling: Lecturer, American University

Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel <>

Date: 31-May-2013
From: Lauren Pav <>
Subject: Japanese; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, American University, District of Columbia, USA
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University or Organization: American University Department: World Languages and Cultures Job Location: District of Columbia, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Lecturer; Professorial Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)


The Department of World Languages and Cultures at American University in Washington, DC, invites applications for a one year full time term faculty position at the rank of professorial lecturer in the Japanese language for the academic year 2013-2014. The position may be renewable.

The primary responsibilities are teaching the first, second and/or third year level Japanese courses. Teaching load will be six courses (or equivalent) for a minimum of 18 credit hours per year, supervising advanced student independent studies, and carrying out duties as the Japanese language coordinator. Required qualification include:
- A Ph. D. in Japanese language, linguistics, or a related field
- Native or near-native fluency in Japanese and English
- Strong evidence of excellence in college-level teaching
- Ability to work effectively with Japanese adjunct faculty colleagues, including possible team-teaching

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to the application address listed.
Applicants can either send their dossier electronically to Kelly Wyndham via the application email, or by standard mail. For best consideration, apply by June 14, 2013.

American University is an EEO/AA University. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Japanese Professorial Lecturer Search Committee Department of World Languages and Cultures American University 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW 20016-8045, DC USA Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Lauren Pav Email:

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