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Earned Doctorate in Japanese or a related discipline by the time of appointment. Advanced ABD will be considered.
Demonstrated excellence in, or potential for successful teaching.
Native or near-native fluency in Japanese and English.
Demonstrated potential for continued development of research, scholarly or creative activities.
Ability to contribute to the minor in Japanese and the major in East Asian Languages and Cultures.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach courses in Japanese language and Japan-related content courses at all undergraduate levels.
Advise East Asian Languages and Cultures major and Japanese minor students.
Maintain an active research program and profile leading to publications and presentations.
Provide service to department, college, university and community as appropriate.
Ability to develop upper-level courses taught in Japanese.
Willingness to teach Japanese language at all levels.
Interest in teaching and research collaboration with related fields and disciplines.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.