26 October 2014

Visiting position in Japanese and Linguistics

The Department of Asian Studies at Williams College invites applications for athree-year open-rank full-time visiting position in Japanese and linguistics beginning September 2015. The successful candidate will teach five courses over two semesters, including at least three language courses. We welcome candidates who can teach all levels of Japanese language and also contribute courses on Japanese linguistics or related topics (taught in English) to the broader curriculum. Minimum requirements include native or near-native proficiency in Japanese; Ph.D. or ABD; strong teaching experience at the college level; and ability to teach all levels of language courses in close coordination with departmental colleagues. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available here: http://dean- faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy/.

To apply, please submit letter of application, curriculum vitae and 3 recommendations. Candidates are recommended to submit a link to a sample video clip of language teaching in Japanese. The deadline to submit application materials is January 1, 2015. More information at http://apply.interfolio.com/26736

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