Drill Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Japanese

Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
14 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Drill Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Japanese
School Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department/Area Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Position Description

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University anticipates an opening for a full-time Drill Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Japanese expected to begin August 1, 2017 to extend through December 31, 2017. 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.

This is a term appointment for one semester.

Basic Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree or higher and experience teaching Japanese. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in all modalities of Japanese (reading, writing, listening, and speaking.) Computer literacy is also required.

Additional Qualifications

Experience teaching Japanese at the college level to students whose native language is English is preferred.

Special Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of two or three references to http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7564 . The references will be contacted separately at our option and invited to upload letters of recommendation. Candidates should also submit a 20-minute teaching demo by URL through the ARIeS portal.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Contact Information

Carolyn Choong
Language Program Coordinator

Contact Email eal@fas.harvard.edu Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

Minimum Number of References Required 2 Maximum Number of References Allowed 3 Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter

Optional Documents

  1. URL
  2. Video

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