Drill Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Japanese

Cambridge, MA, USA
Aug 03, 2018
Sep 01, 2018
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Full Time
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Drill Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Japanese

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Position Description

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University anticipates a possible opening for a full-time Drill Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Japanese for the Spring 2018 semester. The appointment is expected to begin in mid-January 2018 and extend through June 30, 2018. Drill instructors teach small-group drill sections in Japanese language classes under the supervision of a course head and assist the course head in preparing class materials, grading, and providing individual assistance to students.

Should this opening become available, the position will be a semester appointment for six months, with the possibility of renewal contingent on performance and curricular need.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in all modalities of Japanese (reading, writing, listening, and speaking); a bachelor's degree or higher; experience teaching Japanese, preferably at the college level to students whose native language is English; and computer literacy.

Additional Qualifications

Special Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references (who will be invited to upload letters of recommendation) to https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/8043. The references will be contacted separately and invited to upload letters of recommendation. Candidates should also submit a 20-minute teaching demo by URL through the ARIeS portal.

All the above should be submitted by January 8th, 2017.

Please note that references will only be invited to upload letters of recommendation after a complete application has been submitted online.

Contact Information

Rebecca Mahoney
Language Program Coordinator

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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