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2021-2022 Lecturer in Japanese

Recruitment Period

Open January 22nd, 2021 through Friday, Mar 12, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures (ALC) at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in Japanese language starting Fall 2021.

Qualified candidates must have native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and English. Candidates should have an M.A. or Ph.D. degree in applied linguistics, Japanese language/linguistics, education, language pedagogy, and/or other language education-related areas. Three years or more of experience in teaching all levels of Japanese language courses at the college level is desirable. Experience in instructional technologies and development of online (hybrid) materials is highly desirable.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until March 12, 2021.

Complete application must include: 1) cover letter; 2) teaching statement; 3) curriculum vitae; 4) sample sets of student evaluations, 5) names of three references, 6) sample lessons for an intermediate class and for an advanced class; 7) Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion; and 8) video demonstration of recent classroom teaching (link must be included in CV).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy – http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. Please include link to video demonstration of teaching.

  • Cover Letter

  • Sample Student Evaluations

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Sample lessons for an intermediate class and for an advanced class

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Job location

Los Angeles, CA