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Japanese Lecturer Search (2018-2019)

We are no longer accepting applications for this recruitment


The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures (ALC) at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) invites applications for a full-time or part-time lecturer position in Japanese language starting Fall, 2018. The appointment is one year, with the possibility of renewal on an annual basis based on performance and funding availability.

Qualified candidates must have native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and English and an M.A. or higher degree in Japanese language/linguistics, Applied linguistics, language pedagogy, education, and/or other language education-related areas. At least three years of experience in teaching all levels of Japanese language courses at college level is desirable. Experience in instructional technologies and development of online (hybrid) materials is highly desirable.

Salary is commensurate with teaching experience, and is based on University of California salary scales. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a qualified candidate is selected.

Complete application should include: 1) cover letter; 2) teaching statement; 3) curriculum vitae; 4) sample sets of student evaluations; 5) names and email addresses of three references. In addition those who are selected for a short list will be required to submit: 6) sample lesson plans for an intermediate class and for an advanced class; and 7) link to video demonstration of recent classroom teaching.

In addition to this current position, ALC is receiving in an ongoing basis applications for quarter (Fall/Winter/Spring) positions of Lecturers in Asian Languages & Cultures. Only those with previous teaching and training experience, and who have an M.A. or higher degree should apply.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. ALC is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Sample Student Evaluations

  • Statement of Teaching

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)