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2022-2023 Lecturer in Japanese

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer

Application Window

Open date: October 14th, 2021

Last review date: Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Monday, Dec 13, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures (ALC) at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) invites applications for one or more full-time or part-time lecturer position(s) in Japanese language starting Fall 2022. Percentage and duration of employment will vary according to number of courses taught.
Positions may be part-time, limited duration appointments not to exceed one year without a further competitive search. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and continue until positions are filled.

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.

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

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

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.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
    Please include link of demonstration of recent classroom 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)

Department is requesting names of references first. If candidate is chosen for the interview round, Department will contact the references for a letter.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06988

Help contact: khsu@humnet.ucla.edu

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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 & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA