Job Vacancy Part-Time Lecturer in Japanese University of Chicago



Job title: Part-Time Lecturer in Japanese

Company: University of Chicago

Job description: For the autumn, winter, and spring quarters of the 2022-23 academic year, the Humanities Collegiate Division and the Department of East Asian Languages & Civilizations seeks a part-time Lecturer of Japanese language.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications are a master’s degree or equivalent in Japanese linguistics and/or language pedagogy or a related field, superior proficiency in Japanese and English according to ACTFL guidelines, and experience teaching Japanese at the college level. Responsibilities will include preparing and teaching seminar-style language courses at various levels (elementary, intermediate, and/or advanced), holding regularly scheduled office hours, and the preparing and grading of assignments and testing materials. Depending on the curricular needs of the department, the successful candidate may teach between one and four courses per academic year. In 2022-23, the minimum per-course salary is $7,319. This position is not benefits eligible.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position candidates must submit their application through the University of Chicago’s Interfolio jobs board at .

Applicants must upload a current curriculum vitae; a cover letter that addresses professional and teaching experience and discusses approaches to pedagogy, and the names and contact information of three references whose recommendation letters may be solicited. Optionally, course evaluations and a teaching demonstration video may be uploaded. This posting will expire on March 31, 2023.

This position will be part of the Service Employees International Union.

This position is contingent upon budgetary approval. Only complete applications will be considered. For further questions about this position, please contact Dawn Brennan, Department of East Asian Languages & Civilizations, .

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at .

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s .

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email with their request.

Expected salary: $7319 per month

Location: Chicago, IL

Job date: Fri, 15 Jul 2022 01:40:08 GMT

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