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Lecturer, Japanese

Department of Linguistics and Religious Studies
1 Year Term in Japanese

The Department of Linguistics and Religious Studies, College of Arts and Science, University of Saskatchewan, invites applications for a one year term appointment at the rank of Lecturer (current base salary of $77,613) with primary specialization in the area of Japanese language teaching, commencing on 1 July, 2017. This position comes with a comprehensive benefits package which includes pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), sick leave, travel insurance, death benefit, dental plan, extended health and vision care plan, employee assistance program and flexible health and wellness spending program.

The position is subject to budgetary approval.  The successful candidate should have significant graduate level training (minimally MA) in Japanese language teaching. Demonstrated excellence in teaching will be preferred.

The responsibilities of the position include teaching 18 cu, six three credit unit classes per academic year.  Classes to be taught may include JPNS (Japanese) 113.3 Introductory Japanese I, JPNS 117.3 Introductory Japanese II, JPNS 233.3 Popular Culture and Cinema in Japan, and upper level classes in the area of the candidate’s specialization or research interest.

The College of Arts & Science offers a dynamic combination of programs in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and fine arts.  There are over 10,000 students in the College and 295 faculty, including 12 Canada Research Chairs.  The College emphasizes student and faculty research, interdisciplinary programs, community outreach and international opportunities.

The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 23,000. The university is one of Canada's leading research-intensive universities.

Interested candidates should apply electronically by May 14, 2017 with a complete dossier including CV, peer and student evaluations of teaching if available, three letters of reference, copies of publications/writing samples, and other pertinent information to:

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The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.