LINGUIST List 10.507

Thu Apr 8 1999

Jobs: Visual Communication, Japanese Lang

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  1. alan harris, Illustrator/Artist focused on visual communication problems
  2. Gail Riley, Japanese Lang; Visiting Prof at American University

Message 1: Illustrator/Artist focused on visual communication problems

Date: Mon, 5 Apr 1999 05:39:58 -0700 (PDT)
From: alan harris <>
Subject: Illustrator/Artist focused on visual communication problems

Position description:

The State University of New York at Buffalo is seeking a professionally
active artist/illustrator to teach in an established Illustration program
within a major research university. This is a two semester, non-tenure
track position, salary commensurate with experience. Application deadline
is May 5 or until filled. Start date is August 19, 1999.

Duties include teaching four undergraduate classes per year plus graduate
tutorials, regular departmental assignments and committees. Qualifications
include: MFA or equivalent experience in the field, record of professional
illustration which focuses on conceptual, expressive solutions to visual
communication problems. College teaching experience beyond TA not required
but is desirable. We are looking for an open minded candidate with a broad
vision, cross disciplinary interests and a contemporary approach to

Send C.V., 20 slides and list, teaching philosophy, list of 3 references
with phone numbers, and SASE. Student slides and artist statement are
optional but encouraged.
Send application materials to:

Illustration Search Committee
Art Dept., 202 CFA, Box 606010
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260-6010

For more information contact Elka Kazmierczak, (716) 645-6878 x. 1355.
The State University of New York at Buffalo is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer. Minority and Women applicants are encouraged to
apply. No person in whatever relationship with the State University of New
York shall be subject to discrimination on the basis of age, creed, color,
handicap, national origin, race, religion, sex, marital or veteran status.

The State University of New York (University at Buffalo) Department of Art
an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Art and
Design (NASAD) with 13 full-time faculty and additional adjunct faculty and
staff who serve approximately 400 majors. The department offers a
professionally oriented program leading to a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree
in Studio Art, a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Fine Arts degree.
An interdisciplinary graduate program leading to the MAH is also offered.
Major studio concentrations are available in Communication Design, Computer
Art, Illustration, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture.

Housed in the new Center for the Arts, designed by Gwathmey-Siegel, the art
department shares space with Media Study and Theater and Dance, and is
adjacent to the Department of Music, encouraging exciting opportunities for
collaboration. Studios and classrooms are intelligently designed,
organized and equipped, with natural light and state of the art ventilation
provided where needed. Digital, photo, printmaking and sculpture labs are
maintained by experienced technicians on staff.

The University at Buffalo is the State University of New York's (SUNY's)
most comprehensive university center, with the widest range of academic
programming of any public institution in New York and New England.
Currently it enrolls about 23,000 students in over 100 undergraduate
programs, 112 master's and 98 doctoral level programs.

The Buffalo metropolitan area is the second largest city in New York, with
over 700,000 residents, and supports a rich cultural life that includes a
very active literary scene, vibrant theater, symphony and one of the
nation's premiere collections of twentieth century art at the Albright-Knox
Art Gallery. The International Museum of Photography at the George Eastman
House is a 70 minute drive to Rochester, and Toronto is two hours away by

For more information on the Department of Art, please visit our web site at
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Message 2: Japanese Lang; Visiting Prof at American University

Date: Mon, 05 Apr 1999 16:27:16 -0500
From: Gail Riley <>
Subject: Japanese Lang; Visiting Prof at American University

Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese

The Department of Language and Foreign Studies in the College of Arts
and Sciences at American University, Washington DC, invites
applications for the one-year visiting position of Assistant Professor
of Japanese for AY 1999-2000. The department offers three years of
Japanese language courses. Undergraduates at AU can do a minor in
Japanese Language or a minor in Language and Area Studies:

Responsibilities include teaching courses in first, second, and/or
third year Japanese, coordinating instruction in Japanese and Chinese,
and rendering service to the department and the university.

Candidates must have a PhD in Japanese, language pedagogy,
linguistics, or other appropriate discipline, and a record of teaching
excellence. A specialty in language teaching is preferred.
Candidates should have native or near-native fluency in Japanese, and
knowledge of current theories and methods of language teaching.

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three
letters of recommendation to:

Japanese Search Committee
c/o Dr. Gail Riley,
Department of Language and Foreign Studies
American University,
Washington DC 20016-8045
FAX: 202-885-1076.

Review of applications will begin on April 5 and continue until the
position is filled. Salary commensurate with qualifications and
experience. The university is an EEO/AA employer. Minority and women
candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

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