Assistant Professor of Japanese

Posting Information

Posting Information

Position Title Assistant Professor of Japanese
Job Posting Number 20180035FAC
Job Location San Marcos
Department Modern Languages
Position Description

Tenure track Assistant Professor of Japanese. Area of Specialization: Open.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. or ABD in Japanese or comparable field. Ph.D. in hand at the time of employment. Native or near-native fluency in Japanese. Demonstrated excellence in language teaching. Strong commitment to scholarly research, active student engagement, and academic program development.

Preferred Qualifications


Application Procedures

Review of applications will begin October 27, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered,

To ensure full consideration, please submit the following by October 27, 2017: a cover letter addressing required qualifications, current curriculum vitae, unofficial college transcript(s), and list of three academic references who can provide letters of recommendation.

Note that as part of our application process, we are requesting 3 letters of reference. Please provide the names and email addresses for your references in the Reference Letter section of the employment application. Upon submission of your application, an automated email will be generated and sent to your references with instructions on how to attach the reference letter to your application through a confidential online portal.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Proposed Start Date Fall 2018
Open Date
Review Date 10/27/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
  4. List of References
Optional Documents