Dec 14

Job: Assistant Professor in Japanese – CUNY, Baruch College (New York City, NY, USA)

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Position: Assistant Professor in Japanese
Posted by: CUNY, Baruch College
Location: New York City, NY, USA
Contract: Full-time

The Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature at Baruch College of the City University of New York invites applications for a tenure track position for an assistant professor in Japanese language, literature and culture. We are seeking a candidate who is able to teach a broad range of areas and periods of Japanese literature, as well as Japanese language courses at all levels and Japanese studies courses in English. Additional responsibilities will include student advisement and assistance with co-curricular activities and administration of the Japanese Section.

Candidates with the experience and ability to integrate visual culture and cinema, and an interdisciplinary approach in their teaching will be preferred. In addition to these, a strong research portfolio will be essential. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity are particularly encouraged to apply. For full consideration, applications should be received by Janurary 20th, 2024.

Our Department and College is committed to building and supporting a diverse faculty that values undergraduate teaching and mentorship as well as interdisciplinary research and teaching. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who are under- represented in the profession across color, creed, race, class, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, and gender and sexual identity. Baruch College serves one of the most culturally diverse undergraduate student bodies in the nation and ranks #1 in the country for providing social mobility for students.

“At Baruch College we believe that student success is everyone’s responsibility”

Compensation and Benefits:

$79,188- $93,134; Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


A Master’s degree (MS, MBA, or equivalent) is required. Specialization in a quantitative discipline (such as operations research or operations management) is desirable. A PhD in operations research or a related discipline is desirable.

College level teaching experience in quantitative methods and decision analytics is required. Additional teaching experience in operations management is desirable. Related industry experience is also desirable.

Applicants should demonstrate effectiveness in teaching applied regression modelling, decision modeling, and solution of linear and non-linear optimization models, including the use of software. Applicants should demonstrate the ability to teach the full range of quantitative problem-solving skills and techniques, analytical solution methods, and interpretation and communication of model and results.

Applicants should demonstrate preparedness to teach effectively in at least two of three modalities: in-person, hybrid, and online. Applicants must live in a commutable distance of the Baruch College campus, or be willing to relocate if hired.

How to Apply:

To be considered for this position, please submit your application online by clicking on “Apply Now” below.

Qualified applicants should submit the following materials:A cover letter explaining the candidate’s qualifications for the positionA curriculum vitae.
A 1-2 page diversity statement: the statement should detail experience and/or commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of students who are among the first generation of their family to attend college.

Candidates who are selected to be interviewed will be asked to provide the following additional materials:3 letters of recommendation
A 1-2 page teaching philosophy

Go to the CUNY website to see the complete position description and job requirements in CUNYFirst under Job Opening ID #27626 . You can view and apply for this job in CUNYFirst via the following direct link to the posting

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