LINGUIST List 12.2337

Fri Sep 21 2001

Jobs: Ling/Literature: Assc/Asst Prof, Japan

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  1. Tsuyako Sakamoto, Literature/Linguistics: Assc/Asst Prof at Mie University, Mie Japan

Message 1: Literature/Linguistics: Assc/Asst Prof at Mie University, Mie Japan

Date: 19 Sep 2001 07:19:35 -0000
From: Tsuyako Sakamoto <>
Subject: Literature/Linguistics: Assc/Asst Prof at Mie University, Mie Japan

Rank of Job: Associate/Assistant Professor
Areas Required: Literature/Linguistics
Other Desired Areas: English Language teaching/language communication
University or Organization: Mie University
Department: Humanities 
State or Province: Mie
Country: Japan
Final Date of Application: November 5,2001
Contact: Tsuyako Sakamoto

Address for Applications:
1515 Kamihama
Mie 514-8507

Linguistics/Literature and English Language Teaching Position in Mie,

The Division of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Humanities
and Social Sciences, Mie University announces a tenure-track position
(three-year contract (renewable) without Japanese citizenship) at the
assistant/associate professor level, beginning April 1, 2002.

1. Teaching:

(i) English skill courses in the university-wide English curriculum
(ii) One of the following undergraduate subjects offered within the
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences: English linguistics, English 
literature, or language communication

2. Rank: Associate/assistant professor

3. Qualifications: 

A prospective candidate must:
(i) specialize in linguistics or literature (native speaker of English
(ii) have at least an MA (preferably a Ph.D.) in linguistics or
(iii) teach at the graduate level as well, if hired as an associate
(iv) be proficient in Japanese, if s/he is a native speaker of
(v) and be capable of coordinating the university-wide English
curriculum with part-time lecturers whose native language is English.

4. Required documents (either in English or in Japanese):

(i) Curriculum vitae (a photo attached)
(ii) List of publications, oral presentations and others (list them
under respective categories)
(iii) A copy of all the publications
(iv) An abstract each of the five selected publications (200 words/abstract in 
English, or 400 characters/abstract in Japanese)
(v) An essay stating your aspirations for research and teaching (two
pages, double-spaced on A4 in English, or 1,500 characters in Japanese)

5. Starting date: April 1, 2002

6. Deadline: Application materials must arrive by November 5, 2001

7. Send your application materials in recorded mail (write "English
faculty position application materials enclosed" in red on the
envelope) to:

	Prof. Hiroshi Nishikawa
	Dean, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
	Mie University
	1515 Kamihama, Tsu
	Mie 514-8507

8. The successful candidate will be expected to reside in or near the
city of Tsu. 

Mie University is a national, comprehensive university and is
approximately a one-hour train ride from Nagoya.

Any inquiries about the position should be sent to

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