LINGUIST List 11.1098

Mon May 15 2000

Jobs: Japanese Lang Assist Prof, U of Montana

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  1. Maureen C.Curnow, Japanese Lang: Assist Prof at The University of Montana, Montana USA

Message 1: Japanese Lang: Assist Prof at The University of Montana, Montana USA

Date: 15 May 2000 17:28:43 -0000
From: Maureen C.Curnow <>
Subject: Japanese Lang: Assist Prof at The University of Montana, Montana USA

Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Areas Required: Japanese language
Other Desired Areas: applied linguistics and pedagogy
University or Organization: The University of Montana
Department: Foreign Languages & Literatures
State or Province: Montana
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: June 15, 2000
Contact: Maureen C. Curnow, Chair

Address for Applications:
32 Campus Drive
MT 59812-6192

UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA, Missoula, MT 59812-6192. The Department of
Foreign Languages and Literatures invites applications for a
tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Japanese language, applied
linguistics and pedagogy, beginning Fall, 2000. Course load of 5-6
courses per year will include undergraduate Japanese language courses,
Business Japanese, and other courses in the area of linguistics and
pedagogy. Candidate may be asked to teach Japanese culture, should be
prepared to assist with departmental internships in Japan, and must be
willing to organize and lead a Japanese study-abroad program.

Evidence of prior successful Japanese language teaching experience at
the university level is required, as is expertise in Japanese pedagogy
and curriculum development. Near-native or native fluency in English
and Japanese is required. Knowledge of computer assisted instruction
in Japanese is helpful. Ph.D. with speciality in Japanese
language/linguistics is required and must be totally completed at the
time of application. Indication of promising research agenda essential.

Send application, including a letter of interest in position, vita, 3
letters of reference, proof/date of highest academic degree, and a short
tape of candidate's conversational Japanese and English to Prof. Maureen
C. Curnow, Chairer; Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures; The
University of Montana; Campus Drive 32; Missoula, MT 59812-6192. 
Deadline for receipt of application and all supporting materials is June
15, 2000. AA/EOE
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