Senior Instructor/Instructor of Japanese Language

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Senior Instructor/Instructor of Japanese Language

Japanese Language

(Reference No.: FAH/JS/SI/01/2019)

Academic Staff

The Centre for Japanese Studies of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for the position of Senior Instructor/Instructor of Japanese Language in the following discipline:

Japanese education and Japanese popular culture

The Centre for Japanese Studies is an established and distinguished scholarly community with a strong international tradition for the teaching of Japanese language. In addition to its undergraduate BA programme in Japanese Studies, the Centre offers an undergraduate Minor in Japanese Studies, as well as possible PhD supervision across the range of the department’s expertise. The Centre has particular strengths in Japanese linguistics and Japanese Education. In addition to undergraduate language teaching, graduate-level teaching and supervision may be possible within related areas of study.

Applicants must hold a MA Degree or above in Japanese Studies or in a related area. Applicants should have an excellent record of tertiary teaching of Japanese language to non-native speakers, supervision experience and a record of research and publication. Applicants with academic specialization in Japanese popular culture, especially Japanese animation culture would be particularly welcome. Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in Japanese along with extensive experience teaching Japanese as a second/foreign language. A good command of English, Chinese (Putonghua or Cantonese) and administrative experience are especially welcome.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty as early as August 2019.

Position and Remuneration
Remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicants’ academic qualification, current position and professional experience. The current local maximum income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5% – 7% after various discretionary exemptions.

Application Procedure
Applicants should visit for more details, and apply ONLINE. When applying, please upload a cover letter, a current CV (with English translations wherever relevant) and a writing sample (i.e. ‘Research Work/Publication’). Other documents may be submitted as needed or as available. Review of applications will commence on 04 March 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they are not invited for an interview within 3 months of application.

Human Resources Section, Office of Administration
University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China
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Tel: +853 8822 8553; Fax: +853 8822 2412

The effective position and salary index are subject to the Personnel Statute of the University of Macau in force. The University of Macau reserves the right not to appoint a candidate. Applicants with less qualification and experience can be offered lower positions under special circumstances.

***Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only***
** Under the equal condition of qualifications and experience, priority will be given to Macao permanent residents**

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