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Assistant Professor of Japanese

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 11/24/22

Job Description


Assistant Professor of Japanese

Job No: 519553
Work Type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty - Letters/Humanities, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time

Position: Assistant Professor of Japanese
Effective Date: August 17, 2023 (Fall Semester)
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Application Deadline: Review of applications to begin December 12, 2022. Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

College of Liberal Arts
Department of Asian and Asian American Studies

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Japanese Language, Second Language Acquisition, Linguistics, or related fields from an accredited institution. Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2023.
  • Demonstrated potential for successful teaching at the college-level
  • Demonstrated potential of scholarly activities in Japanese language and pedagogy
  • Demonstrated potential for continued development of research, scholarly and creative activities
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated effectiveness of scholarly activities in Japanese applied linguistics or pedagogy, including Japanese Heritage language teaching and learning, and language assessment and testing
  • Experience of successful teaching Japanese language courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor students and supervise research
  • Experience of working with Japanese language community organizations, non-profits, and/or programs
  • Experience of successfully working with populations demographically and socioeconomically similar to the CSULB student body

Duties:
  • Teach courses in the Japanese program at the undergraduate and graduate levels. (Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof.)
  • Participate in Japanese program coordination and activities
  • Advise and mentor students and supervise student research
  • Participate in curriculum development and updates, including new courses, to meet the needs of a diverse student body
  • Develop and engage in research and scholarly and creative activities that lead to peer-reviewed presentations and publications
  • Engage in professional development activities
  • Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University's strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:

https://www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/careers/benefits/Documents/employee-benefits-summary.pdf

How to Apply - Required Documentation:
  • An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit: http://www.csulb.edu/EquityDiversityStatement
  • Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • CV
  • Names and contact information for three references (to be contacted for confidential letters of recommendation should you reach the finalist stage)
  • Finalists should be prepared to submit an official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)

How to Apply: Click Apply Now icon to complete the CSULB online application

Requests for information and process should be addressed to:

California State University, Long Beach
Department of Asian and Asian American Studies
Attn: Michelle Okawa
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-1002

[Register to View] or E-Mail: michelle.okawa@csulb.edu

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:

A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

CSU Vaccination Policy
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at [Register to View] 53768273%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=x%2FssSWPU79Zsua9mscL47uEVKOTRjZoGoZEI79urdVU%3D&reserved=0">https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to fahr@csulb.edu.

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race or ethnicity (including color or ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or military status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Long Beach, California, United States
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.