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Asian Languages and Cultures: Japanese Literature
The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at Macalester College announces an opening for a tenure-track position in Japanese literature, rank open, beginning Fall, 2013. Applicants should have a Ph.D. at the time of application in the field of Japanese literature or related subjects, possess native or near-native proficiency in Japanese, and demonstrate ability and commitment to teach all levels of language. Scholarly promise, college teaching experience, an interdisciplinary approach to the teaching of Japanese culture, and knowledge of current pedagogical methodologies are desirable. The teaching responsibilities will involve both language and literature or culture courses.
We seek applicants who can contribute to the broader intellectual life of the College, which may include involvement in such activities as cross-listing courses with other departments, first year courses or faculty seminars. Successful applicants may also contribute to the advancement of one or more of the College's interdisciplinary programs.
Send letter of application, CV, a brief statement of philosophy on teaching at a liberal arts college, sample syllabi of language and culture courses, and three letters of reference to www.academicjobsonline.org. Questions regarding the application should be directed to Katie Scott at email@example.com. Applications received before or on October 1, 2012 will receive primary consideration.
Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester's diverse student body comprises over 1900 undergraduates from 49 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. We are especially interested in applicants dedicated to excellence in teaching and research/creative activity within a liberal arts college community. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.