Full-Time Lecturer in Japanese - Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for one full-time lecturer position in Japanese starting Fall 2021. The position is a non-tenured one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal for up to two additional one-year periods.

We seek candidates who are committed to Japanese language education, open to new methodologies and technologies, and wish to join an established language program that supports a major and a minor. Primary teaching duties are three courses each semester at all levels of Japanese. Credentials: M.A. (Ph.D. in SLA, applied linguistic, and related fields is a plus), evidence of excellence in undergraduate language teaching, and native/near-native language ability both in Japanese and English. 

Please upload all application materials - a cover letter that addresses qualifications for this teaching position; a diversity statement that explains how diversity, equity, and inclusion inform past and/or future professional experience with further details available on the application webpage; current CV; a teaching-demo video [CD, YouTube, etc.]; teaching evaluations; and three letters of reference to: http://apply.interfolio.com/86711

Review of the applications will begin on July 7th, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the search may be directed to Dr. Damaris Puñales–Alpízar (damaris.punales-alpizar@case.edu), Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request it. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.