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Japanese Language, Adjunct Faculty

Job in Misawa - Japan
Part Time position
Listed on 2020-07-14
Job specializations:
  • Language/Bilingual
    Japanese Speaking
  • Education
    University Professor, Lecturer, Part Time Teacher
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Adjunct Faculty

Japanese Language


The Undergraduate School

Locations: Misawa Air Base, Japan

University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) seeks adjunct faculty to teach on-site in Japan in the Japanese Language program.

Required Education and Experience:

Master’s degree in Japanese Language or related field from an accredited institution of higher learning
Professional experience in Japanese Language or related field
Please attach conferred unofficial transcripts and/or credential evaluations for all graduate degrees. ​
Preference given to those who can teach in multiple disciplines
You must meet the minimum technology requirements, which can be reviewed at https://(Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below)  
Experience teaching adult learners online and in higher education is strongly preferred
Local applicants only. Adjunct faculty positions are not eligible for UMGC sponsored logistical support. Applicants must have and be able to maintain their own legal status in the country in which they apply to teach. Please note that a valid passport is required as a condition of employment and you must be in possession of a valid passport at the time of final offer of employment.
Materials needed for submission:

Resume/ Curriculum Vitae
Cover letter highly preferred
Unofficial transcripts for all conferred graduate degrees with conferral date (or credential evaluations)
Two professional/academic references with email addresses and phone numbers
Part of the selection process includes providing official transcripts.
If your degrees were earned from an institution(s) outside the US: UMGC requires a 3rd party credit evaluation from a NACES approved vendor (http://)
If an unofficial copy of the evaluation is submitted to UMGC, then the official evaluation(s) would still be required.
Who We Are and Who We Serve

UMGC—one of 12 degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland (USM)—is a mission-driven institution with seven core values that guide us in all we do. At the top of the list is "Students First,” and we strive to do just that for our 90,000 students at home and abroad. From its start in 1947, UMGC has demonstrated its commitment to adult learners. We recognize that adult students need flexibility and options. UMGC is proud to be a global, 24-hour, institution of higher learning.

The typical UMGC student is an adult learner juggling a career, family, and other priorities. Roughly 80% work full time, half are parents, and half are minority students. They are continuing their education to better themselves, their families, and their professional opportunities. UMGC is also a leading higher education provider to the U.S. military, enrolling 55,000 active-duty service members, reservists, National Guard members, veterans, and family members annually. We are proud of our military heritage and are committed to this service.

The Adjunct Faculty Role at UMGC

UMGC is committed to helping students achieve success not only with us, but also in their professional fields. As a result, we actively seek faculty members who are scholar-practitioners: professionals who are actively and successfully engaged in their field who additionally wish to help the next generation of professionals grow in their knowledge and expertise through education.  Your role as an adjunct faculty member will be to:

Actively engage students through frequent interaction that motivates them to succeed, and conveys a genuine energy and enthusiasm for their learning
Guide students in active collaboration and the application of their learning in problem- and project-based learning demonstrations
Provide rich and regular constructive feedback, utilizing rubrics effectively for the assessment of student work, and acknowledging student accomplishments
Demonstrate relevant and current subject-matter expertise, and help students connect concepts across their academic program
Provide feedback to your program chair on possible curricular improvements
The Japanese Language Program at UMGC

Please visit https:// to learn more about this program, including its description, outcomes, and coursework.

Please visit https:// to learn more about teaching in Asia.

Faculty Training at UMGC

We are committed to your professional success at UMGC. Each new faculty member is required to successfully complete our online new faculty orientation, FacDev 412, as a condition of hire.

Position Available and will Remain Open until Filled

Salary Commensurate with Experience
Position Requirements
Required Language Skills:
  • English - Very good
  • Japanese - Very good
Questions to answer on applying for this job
  • Are you currently residing within 100km of Misawa?
Contact Information
Contact Name: University of Maryland Global Campus
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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