Instructional Assistant Professor of Japanese Studies, Non-Tenure Track, August 2019

Chapman University

Chapman University invites applications for a non-tenure track Instructional Assistant Professor of Japanese Studies in the Department of World Languages and Cultures within Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, beginning August 2019.

Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County, California, offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Ranked in the top tier of western universities by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman has gained national recognition with its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching. More information is available at

The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman can be found at


We seek an experienced individual with a PhD in Japanese Cultural Studies/ linguistics or related field, willing to teach all levels of second-language acquisition courses. The position requires native or near-native fluency in Japanese; teaching experience in Japanese at the university level; demonstrated organizational and management abilities; as well as willingness to work within an articulated program under the Japanese program director and department chair. Ability to teach different levels of Japanese and individual study.


The successful candidate will teach 4 courses per semester.

Contact Information

To apply submit a letter of application, faculty employment application, curriculum vitae, sample teaching evaluations and 3-5 letters of recommendation by March 8, 2019 to:

Dr. John Boitano, Search Committee and Department Chair

Please use “Japanese Studies position" as the email subject line. Only online submission of materials and application will be considered. 

Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate.

Download a copy of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

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Assistant professor / lecturer