Job Opening: Lecturer, Japanese Language, University of British Columbia

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Institution:   University of British Columbia, Asian Studies
Location:     British Columbia, Canada
Position:     Japanese Lecturer

The University of British Columbia is accepting applications for one 12-month lecturer position in Japanese language, commencing September 1, 2015.  The position is intended to be for one year, with the possibility of renewal, subject to performance appraisals, approval of the Department, and budgetary availability. The successful candidate will teach 24 credits of Japanese Language courses, possibly from first to fourth-year, over the 12-month period of appointment, as well as assist the Coordinator of the Japanese Language Program in program administration and development.

Applicants are required to have native or near-native fluency in Japanese and English, a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics, Japanese Linguistics, Language Education, or related fields and extensive teaching experience from beginner to advanced levels at the college/university level in North America.  Experience in technology-basedand/or content-based instruction and in curriculum development for distance education and/or flexible learning is also required.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please send applications, including a letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae, names and contact information of three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (include a videotape or a DVD of a class taught, as well as a lesson plan for the class taped), no later than June 30, 2015 to: Japanese 12-month Lecturer Search Committee,
UBC Department of Asian Studies, 607-1871 West Mall, Vancouver, BC Canada V6T-1Z2. Application may also be submitted electronically to asia.jobsearch@ubc.ca

Positions are subject to final budgetary approval.  UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. For information about the Department, please visit www.asia.ubc.ca.

Contact:

Japanese 12-month Lecturer Search Committee,
UBC Department of Asian Studies, 607-1871 West Mall, Vancouver, BC Canada V6T-1Z2.

Application may also be submitted electronically to asia.jobsearch@ubc.ca

http://www.asia.ubc.ca

 

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