Term Assistant Professor of Japanese

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jul 07, 2020
Sep 26, 2020
Full Time
Term Assistant Professor of Japanese

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages at George Mason University (Fairfax, VA campus) invites applications for a term assistant professor in Japanese, beginning in August 2020, renewable yearly depending on budgetary approval and satisfactory performance. The position includes a full range of benefits. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities include Japanese literature and culture courses taught in English with an interdisciplinary emphasis in popular culture such as manga/anime studies, cultural studies, film and/or literary studies depending on the candidate's area(s) of specialization as well as Japanese language courses at all levels. The teaching load is 12 credit hours (four courses) per semester.

Required Qualifications: * Candidates should be fluent in Japanese and English with a Ph.D. in Japanese or relevant field; * Experience in curriculum and program development, and a commitment to excellence in teaching both language courses and courses within their specialization.

Preferred Qualifications: * Experience in online instruction and undergraduate student advising and mentoring.

"For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/ ; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information."

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George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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