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Industry: Foreign Languages/Linguistics, International Studies, Instruction

Company: University of Oregon

Pro Tem Instructor of Japanese – Open Pool

Job no: 533738
Work type: Faculty – Pro Tempore
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Foreign Languages/Linguistics, International Studies, Instruction

Department: CAS East Asian Languages & Literature
Rank: Instructor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins

Applications will be reviewed as needs arise

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested applicants should submit:
• A CV
• Names and contact information for three professional references

Department Summary

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures offers programs and courses related to the languages, literatures and cultures of China, Japan and Korea. The department has majors and minors in Japanese and Chinese and a minor in Korean. We also offer graduate programs across all three regions.

Position Summary

The Pro Tem Instructor of Japanese will teach Japanese language courses at a variety of levels and will take on other responsibilities associated with these courses such as developing teaching materials, supervising Graduate Employees and meeting and communicating with students. The Pro Tem Instructor of Japanese may also be asked to serve on department committees.

Minimum Requirements
• M.A. degree in Japanese language pedagogy, linguistics, or related field
• Experience teaching Japanese at the university level
• Sufficient language skills in the target language and English to teach at any level within the curriculum

Professional Competencies
• Ability to teach effectively both independently and a in a team environment at a variety of levels (beginning to advanced)
• Knowledge of foreign language teaching methodologies
• Knowledge of teaching material development
• Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience in implementing classroom technology
• Experience in using content-based teaching methodologies

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

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Advertised: April 26, 2024 Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: April 26, 2025 Pacific Daylight Time

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