Fixed-Term Teaching Fellow in Japanese Studies - B165725A

Newcastle upon Tyne
30,395 - £39,610
Oct 23, 2018
Nov 14, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Salary: 30,395 - £39,610
Closing date: 13 November 2018

The School of Modern Languages wishes to appoint a fixed-term Teaching Fellow in Japanese. You will be expected to offer specialist teaching in the form of a stage 2 module (Contemporary Japanese Popular Culture), a stage 4 module (Contemporary Japanese Literary and Cultural Expressions) and a contribution to the Stage 1 module Introduction to Japanese studies. You will also be required to deliver language teaching in Japanese (including some translation). Applicants must hold a good first degree in a subject area relevant to the post, and a PhD (or PhD in progress) in a relevant subject area. A research specialism in contemporary Japanese literature/culture is also essential. Applicants must also have experience of undergraduate teaching and assessment in Japanese Studies.
Applicants must have native or near-native fluency in both Japanese and English. You must have the qualities required to provide excellent teaching to undergraduates and postgraduates.

This is a fixed term post for 12 months from 1st February 2019 or as soon as possible after.

Informal enquiries to: Andrea Wilczynski, Acting Head of School of Modern Languages. +44 (0)191 208 3909 Or Gitte Hansen, Senior Lecturer in Japanese Studies

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