The Asian Studies Program at Bowdoin College invites applicants for a one-year Japanese Language Lecturer position for the academic year 2011-2012. The lecturer will teach a half-course load in the fall semester and a full-course load in the spring semester. Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in Japanese, a M.A. in Linguistics, Japanese Language Pedagogy, or related field, as well as teaching experience at the college level in the United States. The successful candidate will teach upper and lower level language courses and play an active role in coordinating the program through participation in Japanese language table, study abroad advising, and planning of cultural activities.
Bowdoin College is accepting only electronic submissions. Please visit https://careers.bowdoin.edu to submit a cover letter outlining your qualifications and teaching philosophy, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names of three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation. A DVD of a class taught and an accompanying lesson plan are strongly recommended. A small sample of self-designed assignments or teaching materials may also accompany the application.
Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2011 and continue until the position is filled.
A highly selective liberal arts college on the Maine coast with a diverse student body made up of 29% students of color, 3% International students and approximately 15% first generation college students, Bowdoin College is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural, socio-economic, and ethnic diversity of our college. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs. Please visit http://www.bowdoin.edu for further information.