Assistant Professor of Japanese. Tenure-track position in Japanese with a specialty in literature, cultural studies, film studies, or equivalent. The qualifications for this position include: Ph.D. in Japanese (language and literature) or equivalent, by August 15, 2019; native or near-native proficiency in both Japanese and English; a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching; demonstrated ability to teach language (beginner through advanced levels); ability to teach specialized courses such as translation, business Japanese, a literature capstone course for majors, or an English-language introduction to Japan; and demonstrated willingness to perform departmental, college and university service. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion. We will conduct interviews at the 2019 meeting of the MLA in Chicago.
For first consideration, application packets should be uploaded to the online system by November 15, 2018, and include: 1) CV, 2) cover letter, 3) teaching philosophy, 4) unofficial transcripts, 5) Diversity Statement. References (3 required) will be contacted to upload the letter of reference directly.
For further information, contact Stephen Filler, Chair, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, 372 O’Dowd Hall, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309. Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.