Tuesday, March 19, 2019

IUP hiring language instructor fluent in Japanese and Korean.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania is again hiring a foreign language instructor fluent in Japanese and Korean to teach elementary-, intermediate-, and advanced-level courses in those languages. An excerpt from the job posting:
The Department of Foreign Languages at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) invites applicants for an anticipated full-time, and temporary faculty position for the 2019-2020 academic year.

  • Teach elementary, intermediate, and advanced Japanese and Korean.
  • The successful candidate may be asked to work at off-campus sites and/or provide instruction through distance education.

Position Qualifications


  • Candidates must be fluent in Japanese and Korean.
  • Candidates must possess a master's degree in Foreign Languages, Education, or a related field.
  • Ongoing research and publications appropriate to one's area of specialty.
  • Preferred
  • Ph.D. in Foreign Languages.
  • Teaching or field experience.
  • The department seeks candidates whose teaching, research, or services has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

  • Candidates must communicate effectively and perform well during the interview(s).

Essential Functions
The work of this position occurs in a typical office environment. Although infrequent, periods of heavy exertion may occur. Incumbent must have the following abilities:
  • Ability to travel to field locations and meeting/training sites by motor vehicle when required.
  • Communicate both orally and in writing to issue, receive and carry out instructions and orders effectively and to convey information to a variety of co-workers and the general public.
  • Use a variety of common office machines such as telephones, calculators, copiers, computer terminals, keyboards, video display terminals, auxiliary printers and similar equipment.
  • Perform manual duties such as lifting and carrying various weight limits.
  • Operate office equipment which may require stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching and prolonged standing.
  • Provide assistance and guidance to internal and external customers.
  • Follow oral and written instructions.

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