Faculty, Lecturer - Japanese - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Japanese Lecturer teaches a diverse student population using a variety of instructional modes and acknowledged best practices under the administrative direction of the Dean of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences and the Chair of the Department of Languages & Cultures. The Department and Japanese Program support the university in its mission to provide students with opportunities to engage with real-life contexts and local and global communities and helps them prepare for success in his/her educational, professional and personal goals. The position includes a teaching load of 15 credit hours a semester, departmental and university service assignments and coordinator/administrative responsibilities. A teaching load of 9-10 credit hours for summer may be available with additional compensation. There is also a possibility of reassigned time for some administrative responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a doctorate degree in a related field to the coursework being taught or master’s degree plus two years of experience in a related discipline. Demonstrated successful teaching at the college or university level is required.


Knowledge of principles and methodologies of language-learning and teaching of the Japanese language and course content.

Knowledge of curriculum development, program development and evaluation.


Skill in instructional strategies and techniques of student-management, motivation, and evaluation.

Skill in curriculum and course development and evaluation.

Interpersonal problem-solving, decision-making and supervisory skills.


Engage in innovative, student-centered pedagogy.

Ability to follow written and oral procedures and instructions.

Ability to communicate effectively in English and Japanese, verbally and in writing.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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