LINGUIST List 25.4097

Thu Oct 16 2014

Jobs: Japanese; Applied Linguistics: Instructor, University of South Florida

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 14-Oct-2014
From: Myrna Lugo <>
Subject: Japanese; Applied Linguistics: Instructor, University of South Florida, Florida, USA
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University or Organization: University of South Florida
Department: World Languages
Job Location: Florida, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Instructor of Japanese

Job Rank: Instructor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)


The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. USF ranks 50th in the nation for federal expenditures in research and total expenditures in research among all U.S. universities, public or private, according to the National Science Foundation. Serving more than 47,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.5 billion and an annual economic impact of $3.7 billion. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

The Department of World Languages at the University of South Florida invites applications for a position of full-time instructor in Japanese, beginning January, 2015. Native or near-native fluency in Japanese is required. An M.A. degree or higher in Japanese Pedagogy, Foreign Language Pedagogy, Second Language Acquisition or a related field is preferred. Applicants should have teaching experience at the university level and must demonstrate excellence in teaching a proficiency-based curriculum. Responsibilities include teaching elementary to advanced level Japanese language courses. Applicants should submit 1) a letter of application; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy or teaching portfolio; 4) three letters of reference, at least one of which specifically addresses the candidate’s qualifications as a teacher; 5) a demo lesson video.

According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. USF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution. For disability accommodations, contact Myrna I. Lugo at (813-974-5510), a minimum of five working days in advance.

Application Deadline: 06-Jan-2015 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Manager Myrna Lugo
Phone: 813-974-5510

Page Updated: 16-Oct-2014