Assistant Professor of Japanese

Texas State University

United States

February 1, 2022


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Job Posting Number 202248TTL Job Location San Marcos Department Department of World Languages and Literaures Position Description

The Department of World Languages and Literatures at Texas State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Japanese. Area of Specialization: Open. This is a full-time position with a nine-month academic year appointment to begin Fall 2022. All positions are subject to availability of funds.

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

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https: //

For full consideration, please submit the following by February 1, 2022: a cover letter addressing required qualifications, current curriculum vitae, unofficial transcript(s), and list of three academic references who can provide letters of recommendation.

As part of our application process, we are requesting contact information for three (3) academic references. 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. Applicants are highly recommended to remind their referees to respond to the letter request in a timely manner.

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

Proposed Start Date Fall 2022 Posting Date 11/24/2021 Evaluation of Applications Begins Full Consideration Date: 02/01/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled? Yes EEO/AA Statement

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Reasonable Accommodation

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Record Checks and Verifications

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Eligibility for Employment

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

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Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Why Work at Texas State?

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts (all in one document)
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

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