Visiting Assistant Professor, Japanese Studies

  • Middlebury College
  • Middlebury, VT
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Languages & Literature

Job Description

Visiting Assistant Professor, Japanese Studies, Middlebury College

The Department of Japanese Studies at Middlebury College seeks a Ph.D. in Japanese Studies in any discipline for a one-year replacement position for academic year 2023-2024. Ideal candidates will be interested in working in a collaborative environment in a residential liberal arts college setting. Applicants must have native or near-native command of Japanese and should have at least one year of language teaching experience. All requirements for the Ph.D. should be completed by August 2023. Candidates must show evidence and/or promise of excellence in teaching students from diverse backgrounds and have an active research agenda. Teaching responsibilities will include a combination of language courses and content courses in area of specialization taught in English. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach at all language levels. Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. The College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body.To this end, the College recruits talented and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across the United States and around the world. Middlebury College encourages applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, and members of other protected classes and historically underrepresented communities. The College also invites applications from individuals who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information on our background check policy can be found here:

Through Interfolio please submit: a letter of application addressed to Linda White, Chair, that includes a statement of teaching and research plans; reference to how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion; a curriculum vitae; and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability/promise no later than October 1, 2022.

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