Montana State University Japanese Non-Tenure Track Faculty (Applicant Pool) in Bozeman, Montana
Announcement Number FAC - VA - 19004
For questions regarding this position, please contact:
Galen Brokaw, Department Head
Classification Title Instructor
Working Title Japanese Non-Tenure Track Faculty (Applicant Pool)
Brief Position Overview
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures maintains an applicant pool for Non-Tenure Track Instructors in Japanese. Instructors typically teach 1 to 4 language classes/semester. All positions are pending adequate enrollment and funding. This advertisement is for an applicant pool. It does not indicate whether or not there are any current openings. Qualified candidates will be contacted in the event a position comes open.
Faculty Tenure Track No
Faculty Rank Non-Tenure Track
Position Number 4A6151
Department Modern Languages & Literature
Division College of Letters & Science
Appointment Type Non-Tenure Track (Pooled)
Contract Term Other
Semester Fall & Spring
If other, specify From date
If other, specify End date
Union Affiliation Exempt from Collective Bargaining
FTE 0.10 to 1.0
Benefits Eligible Depends on FTE (please contact Human Resources - 406-994-3651)
Salary Salary commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications
Contract Type LOA
If other, please specify
Recruitment Type Open
Montana State University seeks qualified individuals to provide non-tenurable level instruction and/or related functions. Instructors are needed to teach classes depending upon need and available funding.
Applications are accepted on a continual basis (unless otherwise indicated) and will be maintained in pool for two years. After two years, candidates will be notified to re-submit materials for continued consideration.
The department or program search committees or hiring authority will review and evaluate the submitted application materials. Applicants will be notified if their application is being retained in the non-tenure track faculty hiring pool.
Appointments may be on a part-time or full-time basis and vary in duration (a couple weeks, a semester, or an academic year) depending on the specific needs of the department/program. Salary is dependent on qualifications and number of courses taught.
We seek individuals who work professionally and effectively with diverse individuals, possess effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and have the ability to contribute positively to the academic success of the students and the mission of Montana State University.
Duties and Responsibilities
Instructors typically teach 1 to 4 language classes/semester. All positions are pending adequate enrollment and funding.
Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a foreign university.
Proficiency level in Japanese appropriate to the position.
Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
PhD in Japanese or other relevant discipline.
Superior level proficiency in Japanese.
Experience teaching at the college level.
The Successful Candidate Will
Have effective interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate successfully and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, staff, and students.
Position Special Requirements/Additional Information
The position for which you have applied MAY BE a Union position. Union affiliation is determined by job duties and the collective bargaining unit.
Non-Tenure Track Faculty – Any position that is .5 FTE or more is represented by the Associated Faculty of Montana State University ( AFMSU ). Faculty covered by AFMSU must begin paying either membership dues or representation fees within thirty (30) days of hire. This is a condition of employment. Additional information can be found at AFMSU (http://afmsu4ntt.org) or by emailing AFSMU (firstname.lastname@example.org) .
Any position less than .5 FTE is not represented by the Union and is not required to pay dues.
If the FTE changes during employment, the representational status of this position could be impacted.
** Exceptions: Anyone having successfully completed a PEI exam or any faculty working in Extension are exempt from the Union
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Modern Languages & Literatures offers courses in Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, French, German, and Spanish. Students may major or minor in Asian Studies, French & Francophone Studies, German Studies, Hispanic Studies, and Latin American & Latino Studies. Teaching options in French, German, and Spanish are also offered.
The College of Letters and Science (L&S), the largest center for learning, teaching and research at Montana State University, offers students an excellent liberal arts and sciences education in nearly 50 majors, 25 minors and over 25 graduate degrees within the four areas of the humanities, natural sciences, mathematics and social sciences.
Building on the great strength of our traditional disciplines, the college provides exciting opportunities for faculty and students at the cutting edge of interdisciplinary inquiry. L&S is dedicated to supporting student success, discovering and disseminating new knowledge, and providing an atmosphere in which discovery and learning are integrated and valued. L&S is at the confluence of intellectual tradition, discovery, and innovation.
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies Multiple Positions
Desired Start Date Review of applications will be on a continual basis and will continue until the position(s) are filled. Applicants will be notified if their application is being retained in the hiring pool for up to two years.
Position End Date (if temporary)
Applications will be:
Applications will be accepted and screened for the duration of this pool.
Review of applications will be on a continual basis and will continue until the position(s) are filled. Applicants will be notified if their application is being retained in the hiring pool for up to two years.
Instructors typically teach 1 to 4 language classes/semester. All positions are pending adequate enrollment and funding. This advertisement is for an applicant pool. It does not indicate whether or not there are courses to teach right now.
Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples. https://www.montana.edu/hr/recruitment/dualcareer.html.
In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile. https://www.montana.edu/hr/recruitment-guidelines/affirmative_action_plan.html.
MSU’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Website: https://www.montana.edu/policy/discrimination/index.html.