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Visiting Assistant Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Japanese

Employer
Whitman College
Location
Washington, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jul 15, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literatures
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Visiting Assistant Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Japanese
Whitman College

Located in the historic community of Walla Walla, Whitman's beautiful tree-lined campus is home to an intellectually diverse, dynamic, and supportive community of some 500 staff and faculty serving roughly 1,500 students from the local region and across the globe. With exceptional students, accomplished faculty and staff, along with a fiercely loyal and growing number of engaged alumni, Whitman College continues to build on its national reputation for academic excellence as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country.

The Japanese Program in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Whitman College is seeking candidates for a one-year position, at the rank of visiting assistant professor (or visiting instructor if ABD), beginning August 2022. The successful candidate will offer five courses in Japanese, or four courses in Japanese and one course in the field of the candidate's specialization, during the 2022-2023 school year.

Qualified candidates will have a master's degree or higher in Japanese Studies, linguistics, language pedagogy, second language acquisition, or a related field; native or near native fluency in Japanese; and experience in teaching Japanese at the college level.

Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community. In their cover letter, applicants should explain how their classroom will serve to create and sustain an inclusive learning environment. This statement can be included in the cover letter or the teaching statement. In their cover letter, candidates should address their interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction.

To apply, go to https://whitman.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=217. The online application will prompt you to upload all of the required materials: a letter of application; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction; and contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Whitman College is cultivating a community built on inclusion and belonging. We recognize the value of those who can offer historically underrepresented perspectives and encourage applications from those whose background, knowledge, and insights from lived experience can add to the college's working and learning environment. Whitman College is an EEO employer.

No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.

For additional information about Whitman College and the Walla Walla area, see www.whitman.edu and www.wallawalla.org.
For full application instructions and position description, visit https://whitman.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=217




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