Boston University FULL-TIME LECTURER IN JAPANESE, Department of World Languages & Literatures in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

Boston University’s Department of World Languages & Literatures invites applications for a full-time lecturer in Japanese beginning July 1, 2018, renewable based on satisfactory performance. Responsibilities will include teaching all levels of Japanese language and collaborating with faculty in related fields across campus. Requirements include an M.A. (at minimum) in Japanese linguistics, language pedagogy, second-language acquisition, or a relevant field; native or near-native command of Japanese and English; commitment to a proficiency-based communicative curriculum; demonstrated excellence in college-level Japanese language teaching; leadership and administrative ability; familiarity with the North American higher education system; and experience using technology in the language classroom. The successful candidate will join a growing and vibrant community of scholars of Japan and of the world's languages, literatures, and cultures. The position is in a professional career track with possibility of growth.

Required Skills

Please submit a letter of application, CV, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, two sample syllabi, and, if possible, a link to a teaching video to AcademicJobsOnline. Three confidential letters of recommendation should be submitted as well. Applications submitted through a website other than AcademicJobsOnline will not be considered. If electronic submission is not possible, send materials by postal mail to Japanese Lecturer Search, Department of World Languages & Literatures, 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215. Review of applications will begin on January 10, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries to Emi Yamanaka at

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Tracking Code: 9903/L1417

Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Salary: Competitive