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Lecturer of Asian Studies / Japanese Language and Culture

Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, Georgia
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Start date
Nov 1, 2023

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Lecturer of Asian Studies / Japanese Language and Culture

Department of World Languages and Cultures

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track faculty position as Lecturer of Asian Studies / Japanese Language and Culture in the Department of World Languages and Cultures (WLC) beginning August 2024. 


  • Teaching undergraduate courses in the areas of Asian Studies and Japanese Language and Culture.
  • The position also requires some departmental service commitments such as organizing co-curricular activities, program recruitment, and limited committee work.
  • The current typical teaching load is 4/5 for the year.
  • A commitment to excellence in teaching and service to the university, department and/or discipline is expected of all non-tenure track faculty.

Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

Required Qualifications Include

  • A Master's or terminal degree (e.g., Ph.D.), or the foreign equivalent, in Asian Studies and/or Japanese or a closely related field.
  • Documented record of experience in teaching undergraduate level Asian cultural courses and/or Japanese courses in face-to-face and/or hybrid or online environments.
  • Native/near-native language proficiency in Japanese and English.

Preferred Qualifications Include

  • Experience developing and/or teaching on-line or hybrid courses.
  • Experience with developing effective assessment.
  • Familiarity with current trends in language and cultural studies pedagogy and related technologies.
  • Experience in organizing co-curricular activities, program recruitment and advising student groups.

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit Search for Job ID 265088.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia’s largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for living, work and study. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policy, and University policy, the University prohibits harassment of or discrimination against any person because of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment, pregnancy, and medical conditions related to pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran or military status by any member of the KSU Community on campus, in connection with a University program or activity, or in a manner that creates a hostile environment for members of the KSU community.

For additional information or to file a complaint under the provisions of this policy, students, employees, applicants for employment or admission or other third parties should contact the Office of Institutional Equity at English Building, Suite 202,, or by making a report at the following website:

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