LINGUIST List 28.1583

Fri Mar 31 2017

Jobs: Japanese; General Linguistics: Visiting Professor, University of Arizona

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 30-Mar-2017
From: Mariko Karatsu <>
Subject: Japanese; General Linguistics: Visiting Professor, University of Arizona, Arizona, USA
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University or Organization: University of Arizona
Department: East Asian Studies
Job Location: Arizona, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor, Japanese

Job Rank: Visiting Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)


The Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Arizona invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in Japanese linguistics. Teaching load will be six courses (3-3).

Primary responsibilities include teaching Japanese language classes at the basic and advanced levels, several survey linguistics courses at the basic level, and a seminar in the candidate’s area of specialization. The candidate will also be supervising teaching assistants.
The successful candidate should have a minimum of 3 years teaching experience (including Japanese language and content courses) at the college level in the US. Native/near native proficiency in Japanese and English is required.

A PhD in (Japanese) linguistics or related field is required by August 1, 2017. Applicants currently A.B.D. will be considered.

We value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Hiring Committee Chair Mariko Karatsu

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