LINGUIST List 30.4172

Mon Nov 04 2019

Jobs: Japanese; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, San Diego State University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 02-Nov-2019
From: Yoshiko Higurashi <>
Subject: Japanese; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, San Diego State University, California, USA
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University or Organization: San Diego State University
Department: Linguistics and Asian/Middle Eastern Languages
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Japanese (Tenure Track) at San Diego State U.

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)


The Department of Linguistics and Asian/Middle Eastern Languages at San Diego State University seeks to hire a tenure-track Professor of Japanese at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in fall 2020. The candidate is expected to have native or near-native proficiency in Japanese in addition to strong proficiency in English. The ideal candidate will pursue research in Japanese language and/or linguistics and demonstrate potential for substantial contribution to the field.

The successful candidate should have a proven track record of teaching undergraduate courses in Japanese, and possess knowledge of current trends in second language teaching methodologies. The candidate needs to be able to teach all levels of Japanese language courses. In addition, the ideal candidate will have the expertise to teach two or more upper-division courses that are part of the Japanese major. We are especially interested in candidates who demonstrate strong potential to direct a Japanese Language Program.

A Ph.D. in Japanese Language, Linguistics, or a related field must be in-hand at the start of the appointment. Applicants should apply via Interfolio at the application link provided below. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Chair, Japanese Search Committee Yoshiko Higurashi
Phone: 6195941005
Fax: 6195944877

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