Assistant Professor of Japanese, Central Connecticut State University

Due January 9

The Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Japanese. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in Japanese language, literature, and culture; contribute to the development and promotion of Japanese and East Asian Studies on campus; and contribute actively and effectively to student growth, service, and scholarship. The regular teaching assignment is four three-unit courses per semester. In addition to Spanish, the Department currently offers instruction in American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, and Polish.

At CCSU, the faculty in the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures actively collaborates with the Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Center and the Africana Center. We also seek applicants who will develop a strong record of commitment to equity and inclusion in their research, teaching, and service.

CCSU is an inclusive and “student success-centered” institution with an increasingly diverse student body that represents the populations of the communities it serves. We are dedicated to enhancing our innovative practices to increase access, improve retention, engage students in campus life, incorporate high-impact practices, and promote educational achievement and career readiness.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph. D. in Japanese.
  • Native or near-native proficiency in Japanese.
  • Record of publications and scholarly work.
  • Record of successfully teaching language at college level.
  • Demonstrated experience serving culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse communities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching interdisciplinary courses and/or courses in the humanities for more general audiences.
  • Experience developing and/or leading study abroad opportunities for undergraduates.

Learn more about this opportunity here.