The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for full-time lecturer position in Japanese language beginning August 2018. This initial one-year appointment, with the possibility of renewal, furthers the development of a prospering program in Japanese. Responsibilities include teaching beginning through advanced Japanese, active involvement in language and culture activities, as well as close collaboration with faculty to build a rigorous and cohesive program. The position offers excellent benefits and a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We are seeking highly skilled language instructors with native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and English. Candidates are expected to have an M.A. or higher degree in teaching Japanese as a foreign language, linguistics, second language acquisition, or related field; and demonstrated success teaching Japanese at the college/university level in the United States.

ABDs and Ph.Ds are encouraged to apply.

As an international Catholic, research university, the University of Notre Dame has made a significant commitment to furthering Asian studies, as evidenced in the founding of the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies and the opening of a new graduate School of Global Affairs, both of which collaborate regularly with our growing Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. Information about the University is available at http://www.nd.edu; information about the Program in Japanese Language and Culture and the Department can be found at http://eastasian.nd.edu.

Candidates will submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and an unedited video clip of classroom teaching accompanied by the corresponding lesson plan, In addition, they are to provide teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries can be made to Professor Yongping Zhu, Chair of the Department, at Yongping.Zhu.46@nd.edu.

Apply now at https://apply.interfolio.com/47819