Full-time Position for Lecturer in the Japanese Language

University of Southern California
Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer Position in the Japanese Language, East Asian Languages and Cultures

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position in the Japanese Language with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2013.

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures provides students with a well-rounded education on East Asia by focusing on the study of the languages, literatures, and cultures of China, Japan and Korea at both the graduate (Ph.D.) and undergraduate (B.A.) level.

Applicants should have an M.A. or Ph.D. in second language acquisition, Japanese language pedagogy, or related fields, possess native or near-native fluency in both Japanese and English, and have experience in teaching Japanese at various levels at an American college or university. Salary and benefits are competitive.

Please submit application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, teaching evaluations, sample teaching video of entire lesson, and three letters of recommendation. Electronic files sent to ealc@college.usc.edu (subject line: Japanese Language position) are preferred, but hard copies may be sent to:

Japanese Language Search
East Asian Languages and Cultures
Taper Hall 356
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0357

In order to be considered, applicants must also submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser: https://jobs.usc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=66581 . Review of complete applications will begin October 15, 2012 and continue until position is filled.

USC strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.

A PDF of the information above is available here. Thank you.


  • Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
  • University of Southern California
  • Taper Hall 356
  • Los Angeles, California 90089-0357

  • All photos taken by Elissa L., Yulee Kim and Ka Wong