Yale University 日本語教員公募




Lector/Senior Lector I, Japanese search 2022

Position Description

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Yale University seeks a Lector/Senior Lector I in Japanese language, start date July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2026. This is a 3-year full-time appointment with multi-year renewal contingent on excellent performance and sufficient enrollments. Primary duties include teaching six courses or the equivalent per year, which can be realized through teaching five term courses in the language sequence with a sixth equivalent of effort in, for example, supervising graduate students in their language teaching assignments. Collaboration on curriculum development expected.

Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and qualifications. If the initial appointment is at the rank of Lector, a promotion review for Senior Lector I must take place in the fifth year or earlier. Senior lectors at Yale are expected to participate in teaching-related professional activities (e.g., workshops, seminars, training activities, conferences) and have no limits on reappointment, provided there is successful performance and ongoing curricular need. Lectors are eligible for Yale’s generous package of benefits, including health coverage, and they are encouraged to participate in the wide range of professional development opportunities offered through the Center for Language Study, the Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning, and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office.

Applicants must have: 1) native or near-native fluency in Japanese; 2) a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent, by the time of hire. It is strongly preferred that applicants have: 1) experience teaching Japanese in a U.S. university or equivalent to heritage and non-heritage learners, using current teaching methodologies; 2) M.A. or Ph.D. (or equivalent degree) by the time of hire, in second-language pedagogy, Japanese language/linguistics, applied linguistics, or other related field. Experience in curriculum development and incorporating technology in the classroom is desirable. Research profile in foreign language pedagogy a plus.

Please submit a letter of application, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy (not to exceed one page), three confidential letters of recommendation, evidence regarding teaching effectiveness (e.g., course evaluations or supervisor reviews), a sample syllabus (or other relevant teaching materials), and any additional relevant material online at http://apply.interfolio.com/118435. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2023. Interviews will be held via Skype or Zoom. If you do not have a free dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create one during the application process. Assistance is
available from Interfolio’s Customer Support – help@interfolio.com or call (877) 997-8807. Email inquiry may be addressed to maura.turner@yale.edu.

Yale University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Yale values diversity among its students, faculty, and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.