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Lecturer, Japanese Studies

Job No.:562420

Work type:Continuing

  • Teach Japanese language and Japanese Studies at all levels.
  • Full Time
  • Teaching and Research
  • Continuing role based at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • $98,510 - $116,332 per annum plus up to 17% superannuation
  • Intended commencement date from July 1, 2022


About the role

The Department of Languages and Linguistics in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences is seeking to appoint a lecturer in Japanese Studies. The appointee will teach undergraduate subjects in Japanese language and in Asian Studies, drawing on his or her specialist discipline; and contribute to postgraduate supervision and research activities of the School.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will possess a PhD in a relevant field of Japanese Studies. It is essential that you have native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and English with a minimum of JLTP N1 or equivalent. You be experienced in developing and delivering a range of LOTE teaching methods including the development of online materials. You will have a record of quality research. To be successful you also will possess strong analytical, organisational, and communication skills.                                                                                                                                                                                 


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How to Apply

Closing date: 11pm Sunday 16th January 2022

Position Enquiries:  Professor Kaori Okano, TEL: +61 3 9478 1394 Email: k.okano@latrobe.edu.au

HR/Recruitment Enquiries: recruitment@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description below:

Download File PD Level B Japanese Studies.pdf

In order to work onsite in higher education, TAFE, training and adult education settings, the Victorian Government requires workers to provide evidence to their employers that they are fully vaccinated with two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine or have a medical exemption evidenced by an authorised medical practitioner.  This position will require the incumbent to work onsite;

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

Please scroll down to apply.


La Trobe Cultural Qualities: 
We are Accountable, We are Connected, We are Innovative, We Care

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful working environment for all staff. We offer flexible work arrangements that can assist you in balancing your work and other responsibilities.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.


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