Job Title: Instructor, Modern Languages

Full Time/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary:  Temporary

Posting Type: Concurrent

Department/Program: Modern Language

Subject Area: Japanese Language

Description of Position:       

A position as a Japanese language instructor. Currently available are two sections of Japanese 1115 (Beginner’s Japanese 1) for the spring 2019 semester.

Required Qualifications:     

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Japanese language, linguistics, or related field in which the candidate has specialized in the teaching of a foreign or second language.
  • A minimum of two-year experience teaching Japanese at the college or university level. Applicants should have knowledge and ability to teach Japanese grammar, composition and oral communication skills from beginners to advanced levels.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to participate actively in departmental and college administrative tasks.
  • A strong ability to work both independently and as a part of a team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Native or near native level of fluency in Japanese
  • Ability to work with educational technologies used in language instruction and learning, and curriculum development: word processing, PowerPoint, Spread Sheet, applications used with mobile devices, online media, etc.
  • Knowledge about class management such as BrightSpace.

Length of appointment: Recruiting for spring 2019. Initially a term appointment but may lead to additional work in the department. 

Start Date: December 1, 2018, teaching begins January 2, 2019.

salary Range: Salary placement is on Langara instructors’ salary scale in accordance with qualifications and experience.

Employee Group: LFA

Application Information: Please forward your resume and cover letter, no later than 4:30pm of the closing date to “Apply Here”.

Competition No.: F078-18

Deadline: October 22, 2018

We thank you for your interest and advise that only those shortlisted will be contacted. Langara is committed to enhancing our diverse workforce.

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