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Japanese Language Lecturer

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 1st, 2018
Last review date: October 15th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: January 1st, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) invites applications for a part-time lecturer positions in Japanese language starting July 1, 2019. The appointment is one year, with the possibility of renewal on a yearly basis based on performance and funding availability.

Qualified candidates must have native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and English and an M.A. in linguistics, Japanese language, education, foreign language pedagogy, and/or other language education-related areas. Qualified candidates also must have at least five years of experience in teaching all levels of Japanese language courses. A Ph.D. is preferred, but not required.

The GPS Language Program offers intermediate and advanced levels of Japanese language courses for professional purposes. The successful candidate is expected to work with existing faculty members to design and develop professional-oriented, thematic-based courses.

We welcome applications from those who demonstrate strong or potential accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego’s commitment to achieving excellence and diversity.

Salary is commensurate with teaching experience, and is based on University of California salary scales.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018 and will continue until a qualified candidate is selected.

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Candidates should submit: a curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation, recent course evaluations, a personal statement that includes a description of teaching and a summary of past or potential contributions to diversity (see

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. GPS is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Diego, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to diversity - Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process.

  • Recent Teaching Evaluations - Applicants should include their most recent teaching evaluations.

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

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