The Department of Asian Languages and Literatures in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota seeks to fill appointments to teach Japanese starting fall semester 2019 on an as needed basis. These positions may be full- or part-time for fall semester 2019 (08/26/19-01/08/20) and spring semester 2020 (01/09/20-05/24/20). There is an option for teaching summer courses. These positions are for day, evening, or a combination of day/evening courses, taught on a semester basis. Full-time appointments are eligible for benefits. Salary range is competitive based upon qualifications. The position may be annually renewable depending on departmental need, funding and performance.
Duties and responsibilities: Teach assigned language classes/sections; keep office hours; prepare course materials; engage in curriculum development; prepare and grade exams; and participate in program governance as appropriate.
Required qualifications: M.A. or foreign equivalent, in Japanese, or related area. Native or near-native fluency in Japanese. Strong English language communication skills, and university-level teaching experience in Japanese language. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Preferred qualifications: Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in Japanese, or related area, with two or more years of university-level teaching experience in Japanese language.
Candidates with a Masters degree will be appointed as Teaching Specialist; candidates with a Ph.D. will be appointed as Lecturer.
Internal Number: 328988
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