The Japanese Language Program of the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University invites applications for a full-time position as lecturer in Japanese to begin July 1, 2020. Minimum qualifications for this position are an MA in foreign language pedagogy, linguistics, or a related field; PhD is preferred; native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and English; and at least four years’ experience in teaching various levels of Japanese to native speakers of English at the university level. Primary responsibilities include teaching two courses per semester from the first-year through fourth-year level Japanese courses and developing curricula for these courses. High value is placed on ability to work closely with colleagues in the program. Salary is competitive. All applications must be made through Columbia University’s online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS) and must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio (such as course descriptions and sample syllabi), teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Additionally, a sample teaching video should be sent to:
The Japanese Language Lecturer Search Committee
Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
1140 Amsterdam Avenue, 407 Kent Hall, MC 3907, Columbia University
New York, NY 10027.
Review of applicants will begin on November 14, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.
Columbia University is Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran