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Instructor (Japanese)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
College of LLL/Dept. of East Asian Languages and Literatures
Date Posted:
January 12, 2017
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins February 24, 2017
Salary Information:
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Non Tenure
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary - Not to Exceed: July 31, 2018

Other Conditions:
  • The initial term of appointment for this full-time position will be Academic Year 2017-18 with the possibility of renewal. Appointment to begin August 1, 2017. Temporary, non-tenure track appointment, pending position availability and funding, annually renewable.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach 24-credits per academic year in Japanese language courses at all levels;
  2. Advise undergraduate students;
  3. Participate in departmental and university service;
  4. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. M.A. in Japanese, foreign language pedagogy, or in a related field;
  2. High-level proficiency in Japanese and English;
  3. Teaching experience at the college level.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Familiarity with on-line courses, ACTFL proficiency standards and pedagogical practices that align with current trends in language teaching

To Apply:
Submit electronically (preferred) to, letter of intent, statement on teaching experience and educational philosophy, curriculum vitae or resume; student and/or peer evaluations if available; sample video of language teaching in Japanese, official graduate transcripts (copies acceptable with application, original required upon hire) and the names and contact information for 3 references. If you are only able to submit hard copy, please mail to the address below.
  1. East Asian Languages and Literatures
  2. 1890 East-West Road, Moore Hall 382
  3. Honolulu, HI 96822
  1. Prof. Robert Huey, Department Chair; 808-956-7283;

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