Japanese Language Teaching Assistant

Contact Name: 
Kirk L. Van Scoyoc
Contact Email: 
Job Location: 
UW - Seattle campus
Position Description: 
Japanese Language Teaching Assistant Department: Asian Languages and Literature Date Available: Winter and Spring quarters, 2022-2023 Application Deadline: Priority deadline is Monday, October 31, 2022, but applications received later will be considered for alternate pool status. The Department of Asian Languages and Literature is seeking applicants for Japanese language Teaching Assistants for Winter and Spring quarters 2022-23 (December 16, 2022 – June 15, 2023). General Duties/Description: Job duties include, but are not limited to, teaching Japanese language classes in Japanese (usually in the morning), preparing/grading tests, homework, and assignments, keeping student records, participating in TA meetings, attending course lectures, and collaborating with the supervisor and other TAs. Requirements: Graduate students enrolled in the University of Washington are eligible to apply. Previous teaching experience is a plus. Strong Japanese language skills are required. TA positions require strong organizational and communication skills and the ability to work well both individually and as part of team. By the time of appointment, non-native English-speaking applicants must satisfy the English speaking proficiency requirements found in Graduate School Memo 15. Compensation: Salary is commensurate with academic standing, qualifications, and experience. The position includes a full tuition waiver, salary, and benefits including health insurance. How to Apply: Application forms and instructions are available at https://asian.washington.edu/how-apply. Submit the complete application through the online form. The online application includes: 1. a completed Teaching Assistant Application form (Google Form); 2. a one-page cover letter addressed to the department chair, Professor Zev Handel; 3. your CV/resume, including previous teaching experience and any relevant coursework; 4. your most recent academic transcript (UW unofficial transcript (PDF), or, if a new student, a digital copy of your most recent non-UW transcript); 5. any records of past teaching experience (optional); The Home Department Statement of Support and Letter of Recommendation are not required at this time. Offers will be made by November 14 with a response deadline two weeks after the offers are made. Application inquiries may be made with Kirk L. Van Scoyoc (asianadv@uw.edu, 206-543-4997), Academic Counselor, Department of Asian Languages and Literature. Notes: This job classification is governed by a negotiated labor contract and is subject to union shop provisions. For more information about union shop provisions, visit: http://www.washington.edu/admin/hr/jobs/apl/union-info.html University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. To request disability accommodation in the application process contact the department at 206.616.0937 or the Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance at: 206.543.6450/V, 206.543.6452/TTY, 206.685.7264 (FAX), or e-mail at dso@u.washington.edu.
Job Type: 
Target Audience: 
Graduate Students
Application Deadline Date: 
Monday, October 31, 2022