Jan 25

Job: Japanese/Korean Lecturer – Auburn University (Auburn, AL)

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Position: Japanese/Korean Lecturer
Posted by:
Auburn University
Location: Auburn, AL
Contract: Full Time

Thank you to our friends at the American Association of Teachers of Japanese for this Job Posting.

The Department of World Languages and Literatures at Auburn University invites applications for a non-tenure track position as Lecturer of Korean and Japanese to begin fall 2024. This is a full-time nine-month position with benefits and possibility of renewal and career advancement by mutual agreement annually, contingent upon availability of funds, enrollment, and satisfactory performance.

Teaching load is 4/4 per academic year of mostly language courses with the possibility of one or more classes per year in area of specialization. The candidate should be willing to take part in extra-curricular activities to help promote participation in the Japanese and Korean language programs.

Minimum Qualifications include: Masters degree in Japanese or Korean Language, Linguistics, Literature, or related field at the time appointment begins, native or near-native fluency in both Japanese and Korean, teaching experience, positive teaching evaluations, familiarity with current language pedagogy, and willingness to use Canvas course management software.

Desired Qualifications include: PhD in Japanese or Korean Language, Linguistics, Literature, or related field at the time appointment begins.

The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills required.

Auburn residents enjoy a thriving community, recognized as one of the “best small towns in America,” with moderate climate and easy access to major cities or to beach and mountain recreational facilities. Situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama, the combined Auburn-Opelika-Columbus statistical area has a population of over 500,000, with excellent public-school systems and regional medical centers.

Application Process: To apply for this position, please upload your cover letter, transcripts, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, recent teaching evaluations, and reference letters to: https://www.auemployment.com/postings/42821.

Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples http://www.auburn.edu/academic/provost/facultyjobs/. Review of applications will begin February 5, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability employer and committed to building an inclusive and diverse community.

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