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Title:
Assistant Professor (Japanese)
Position Number:
0084536
Hiring Unit:
Department of East Asian Languages & Literature
Location:
Manoa
Date Posted:
October 10, 2017
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins November 22, 2017
Salary Information:
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Tenure
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary/Permanent:
Permanent
Funding:
General

Other Conditions:
Appointment to begin August 1, 2018, subject to position clearance and availability of funds.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach introductory and upper division undergraduate courses in Japanese language and linguistics;
  2. Teach graduate courses in Japanese language, linguistics and/or pedagogy, including teaching practica;
  3. Advise undergraduate and graduate students;
  4. Conduct and publish research in area(s) of specialization; participate in departmental and university service;
  5. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Ph.D. in Japanese language or Japanese linguistics or closely related field from a college or university of recognized standing with demonstrated expertise in Japanese pedagogy and clear evidence of research potential (all requirements for the doctorate must be completed by 07/31/2018);
  2. High level of proficiency in Japanese and English;
  3. Experience in teaching Japanese at a college level;
  4. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Research emphasis on phonological development including prosody/intonation, or JSL/JFL literacy development, or heritage language learning;
  2. Demonstrated capacity to instruct and/or advise graduate students in the relevant field

To Apply:
Submit electronically to ealljobs@hawaii.edu a letter of application, CV, a one-page statement on teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence (if available), a statement of current and future research plans, representative publications or writing samples and official graduate transcripts (copies acceptable with application, original required at time of hire) as e-mail attachments in pdf format. In addition, three letters of recommendation (on institutional letterhead) should be sent directly by recommenders to ealljobs@hawaii.edu in pdf format. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Address:
  1. University of Hawaii
  2. Department of East Asian Languages & Literature
  3. 1890 East-West Road, Moore Hall 382
  4. Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries:
  1. Dr. Robert Huey, Chair; 808-956-7283; huey@hawaii.edu

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