Georgia Institute of Technology: Asst Prof of Japanese (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor in Japanese, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA. Deadline: 6 March 2019.

The School of Modern Languages at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Japanese. This position is full-time with a 2/2 teaching load, with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will have (1) a PhD conferred no later than the anticipated appointment start date of August 1, 2019; (2) native or near native fluency in Japanese; (3) an active research and publication agenda; and (4) documented evidence of successful instruction and teaching of Japanese language, culture, and media, particularly at advanced or graduate levels, including applied language and content-based courses.  Preferred areas of expertise include Japanese literature, film studies, media studies, intercultural studies, and science and technology studies. Interest and/or experience in service learning, sustainability, digital humanities, experiential learning, undergraduate and graduate advising, and study abroad is preferred.  Candidates are expected to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to the teaching and mentoring of students. The candidate will be expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in Japanese culture as well as specialized courses. The candidate will eligible for consideration for a leadership opportunity to develop graduate programming, including but not limited to, recruitment and career-oriented programs.