LINGUIST List 29.3774

Tue Oct 02 2018

Jobs: Japanese; Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Rank Open, Duke University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 01-Oct-2018
From: Melinda Marcus <>
Subject: Japanese; Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Rank Open, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
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University or Organization: Duke University
Department: Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Department
Job Location: , USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant/Associate/Professor of the Practice of Japanese Language & Linguistics

Job Rank: Open Rank Professor of the Practice; Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)
                            Japanese Family


The Department of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies at Duke University invites applications for an open-rank Professor of the Practice position that begins August 1, 2019. This is a regular rank renewable faculty position with a four- or five-year term, depending on rank. The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. prior to appointment with a strong record of teaching, and evidence of ongoing scholarly and professional development. Experience in administrative service will be desirable. The selected candidate will be responsible for coordinating and developing the four-level Japanese language curriculum, and expected to contribute to the newly established Critical Asian Humanities M.A. program by offering courses in the candidate’s field for graduate as well as undergraduate students. In addition to administrative duties related to the position, the teaching load for this faculty position is 2/2. We strongly prefer applicants with a principal expertise in the following fields: applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, second-language acquisition, linguistic anthropology and related fields. Their command of Japanese should be the equivalent or near that of native speakers.

To be assured of consideration, submit an application by December 1, 2018, consisting of:
- A current cv;
- A letter of application detailing professional activities, scholarly interests, and administrative experience;
- A portfolio including, but not limited to, the following: sample syllabi for courses in years 1 and 2 of a Japanese language course sequence; video of teaching demonstration; official teaching evaluations for at least the past three years; evidence of pedagogical innovation and/or curriculum development;
- The names of three referees (the search committee will request these letters at a later stage of the search).

Applications and letters of recommendation should be uploaded to Academic Jobs Online via the application link provided below.

Additional information may be obtained from the Japanese Search Committee at

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2018

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Japanese Search Committee Japanese Search Committee

Page Updated: 02-Oct-2018