LINGUIST List 30.3154

Fri Aug 16 2019

Jobs: Japanese; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Williams College

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 16-Aug-2019
From: Lucy Green <>
Subject: Japanese; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Williams College, Massachusetts, USA
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University or Organization: Williams College
Department: Asian Studies
Job Location: Massachusetts, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Japanese

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)


The Department of Asian Studies at Williams College invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Japanese, beginning in the fall of 2020. We seek someone who can teach all levels of Japanese language and contribute at least one course per academic year in the candidate’s disciplinary specialization, which can include literature, cultural studies, linguistics, or any related field. We welcome innovative scholars whose teaching and research can creatively contribute to our Japanese major and to our interdisciplinary Asian Studies major.

Candidates should have a Ph.D., or all requirements for the Ph.D. degree, completed by September 2020.

Application Instructions:
Review of applications will begin on October 7th, 2019.

To apply, send:
- Letter of application,
- Curriculum vitae,
- Three letters of recommendation, and
- A link to a sample video clip of language teaching in Japanese.

Your cover letter should include a statement concerning your ability to work effectively with a student population that is broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. All materials should be addressed to Professor Sam Crane, Department of Asian Studies, and submitted through Interfolio at the application link provided below.

Application Deadline: 15-Oct-2019

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Sam Crane

Page Updated: 16-Aug-2019