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Japanese Language Course Lecturer

The Department of East Asian Studies, McGill University invites applications for a Course Lecturer position in Japanese Language beginning May 1, 2014. Minimum qualifications are an MA in linguistics, applied linguistics, and/or teaching foreign language education. Applicants should have experience teaching Japanese as an instructor at the college level. Candidates should be able to teach Japanese writing courses and Japanese language at all levels and should possess native or near-native fluency in Japanese with an excellent command of English. The courses to be taught include: First Level Japanese language (9 credit course) to be held during the summer 2014 academic session. The appointment will begin May 1, 2014, and may terminate Aug. 31, 2014. Should funding become available, this position will continue with Japanese Writing I (Beginners) and Japanese Writing II (Intermediate) (3 credits each) in the Fall term (Sept. 1 to Dec. 31, 2014), with a repeat in the Winter term (Jan. 1 to April 30, 2015). Remuneration will be at $7200.00 per 3-credits with benefits (total salary anticipated: $57,600). Knowledge of French is an asset. Candidates should send a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and one confidential letter of reference electronically to livia [dot] nardini [at] mcgill [dot] ca, with the subject line: Japanese Course Lecturer. The deadline for receipt of applications is April 25, 2014. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities and others who may contribute to further diversification.