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Lansing Community College Adjunct Instructor - Japanese in Lansing, Michigan

Adjunct Instructor - Japanese

Adjunct Positions are filledby semesteron an as needed basis. Applicants in this applicant pool are reviewed when the department has an immediate need to fill a vacancy. Review of applications will then stop for the semester once the vacancy has been filled.

Posting Closes at 5 p.m. on: 11/30/2020

Hours per Week: Up to 28 Hours

PT Faculty-Pay Based on PT Salary Schedule

Full Pay Range for Position: $42.81 to $63.88

Number of openings: Multiple positions available

Department: World Languages

Position Type: Regular

Position Level: Adjunct-MD

Position Number: PFLANG

Bargaining Unit: MAHE (Michigan Association for Higher Education)

Job Summary and Description

Adjunct (part-time) faculty to teach courses in Japanese. Depending upon the program’s needs and the candidate’s qualifications, teaching assignments may be on LCC’s downtown campus, at an extension center (within 40 miles of the downtown campus), and/or via online delivery methods. Adjunct faculty are expected to work collaboratively with senior department faculty to develop course content consistent with official course syllabi, to deliver course instruction to students and to be available for student assistance and advising outside of class. Additional responsibilities may include participation in course assessment, department/program meetings, professional development activities and other duties as assigned.

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Education and Experience:


  • Master's degree in Japanese Studies OR Master's degree in related field (e.g. linguistics, second-language acquisition, language pedagogy) with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Japanese from a regionally accredited institution.

  • Native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and English.

  • Must have the ability to demonstrate the use of technology in the online classroom.

Alternative Requirement:

  • If the candidate is in a PhD program, without having a Master’s degree, then a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Japanese studies is an alternative to the minimum Master’s degree qualifications. The coursework within the graduate hours must reflect competencies in the course(s) to be taught.


  • Online Japanese teaching experience at the beginner and intermediate level.

IMPORTANT:If an educational degree is required for this position, unofficial copies of transcripts from each institution of higher learning where either a degree has been conferred or coursework completed are required documents that must be submitted as part of the online application process.

Applicants with foreign education credentials (i.e. earned degree and related to this position) must contact a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) credential evaluation services (www.naces.org) and request an academic transcript evaluation. Three of NACES member credential evaluation services are: Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (email: eval@ece.org) ; World Education Services, Inc.(email: info@wes.org) ; International Education Research Foundation, Inc. (email: infor@ierf.org). The credential evaluation must be submitted with the application materials.

Coursework information, if applicable, must be added as an attachment under Additional Attachments.

REMEMBER: If an educational degree is required for this position, applications lacking these required documents will not be considered.

Lansing Community College is an equal opportunity, educational institution/employer.

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