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.

Georgia Institute of Technology: Visiting Prof of Chinese (USA)

“JobVisiting Assistant Professor of Chinese, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA. Deadline: 25 February 2019.

The School of Modern Languages at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese. This position is full-time with a 2/2 teaching load and is renewable for up to two years.   The successful candidate will have (1) a PhD in hand by August 1, 2019; (2) native or near native-level competence in Chinese; (3) an active research and publication agenda; and (4) documented evidence of successful teaching of Chinese language, at both lower and upper levels, particularly content-based language courses. The candidate will join a robust Chinese program, with  undergraduate majors and minors in Chinese, as well as graduate level instruction. The candidate may teach a variety of courses of interest, including Chinese-American and Chinese culture; cross- and intercultural studies (including languages for business, technology, science, and heritage learners); environmental and media studies; Chinese civilization, thought and philosophy; and the Chinese classics, as well as other specialized courses. The candidate will also be involved in graduate curriculum development in Chinese. Preferred areas of expertise include Chinese-American culture; Chinese literature, culture, history, and media; environmental and digital humanities; and the study of science and technology.