Part-Time Faculty - Japanese Studies

Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
May 21, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Part-Time Faculty - Japanese Studies

Position Type: Part Time Faculty
Position Category: PT Faculty
Driver Classification: Non Driver
FLSA Status: Exempt
Employee Class: 03-Part Time Faculty

Position Summary:
The Department of Languages, Cultures, & Humanities at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky is accepting applications for adjunct faculty to teach 1 to 3 Japanese language and/or culture courses on a semester-by-semester basis as determined by enrollment availability.

Applications for this position will be reviewed on an as-needed basis for the Fall 2021 semester. This is for a part-time position only. The number of courses offered, one to three at maximum, will vary on availability by demand. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check and educational credential verification.

Minimum Qualifications:
Native or near-native proficiency in oral and written Japanese is required. PhD preferred; Masters with minimum 18 graduate credit-hours in Japanese studies required. Degree(s) at time of appointment must be from a regionally (SACS, Middle States, North Central, etc.) accredited institution and/or a recognized international university. Appropriate proficiency in oral and written English required.

Desired Qualifications:
Excellent teaching skills.

Division: Academic Affairs/Provost
Department: College of Letters, Arts & Soc Sci
Unit: Languages, Cultures & Humanities
City: Richmond, KY
H Code:
Funding Source: Institutional

About the College/Department:

Contact Person: Abbey Poffenberger (
Posting Number: PTF00223P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Open Date: 03/01/2021
Application Review Date:
Job Close Date: 8/11/2021
Open Until Filled: No
Special Instructions Summary:
Hardcopy applications (cover letters, vita, transcripts, references, etc.) will not be accepted without a completed application via the EKU Online Employment System. Any application materials submitted will not be returned.

Official copies of transcripts are only required for hire and are only accepted in connection to online applications. Unofficial copies of transcripts are acceptable for initial review and can be attached to online application.

Please attempt to attach a copy of your transcripts to this requisition in the space provided during the application process. If you cannot attach your transcripts, please mail them to:
Dept. Languages, Cultures, & Humanities
McCreary Hall 115
Eastern Kentucky University
521 Lancaster, Ave
Richmond, KY 40475

Letters of recommendation may also be sent to this address but are not required.

AA/EEO Statement:
Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates who support diversity.

Background Check Statement:
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

Document Link:

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