LINGUIST List 13.624

Thu Mar 7 2002

Jobs: Applied Ling: Assoc/AsstProf at Mie Univ, Japan

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  1. Takame Sabine, Applied Linguistics: English Asst/AssocProf at Mie University, Japan

Message 1: Applied Linguistics: English Asst/AssocProf at Mie University, Japan

Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2002 17:18:33 +0900
From: Takame Sabine <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: English Asst/AssocProf at Mie University, Japan

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 October 1, 2002.

(i) English skill courses in the university-wide English curriculum
(ii) Undergraduate English linguistics courses offered within the Faculty of
Humanities and Social Sciences
(iii) MA courses offered within the faculty

Rank: Associate/assistant professor

A prospective candidate must:
(i) be a native (or near-native) speaker of English,
(ii) have at least an MA (preferably a Ph.D. in hand) in linguistics,
(iii) have an excellent teaching and research profile to be able to
 teach at the graduate level,
(iv) be 35 years of age or under at the time of appointment,
(v) be proficient in Japanese,
(vi) and be capable of coordinating the university-wide English curriculum
with part-time lecturers whose native language is English.

 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)
(vi) A statement of self-evaluation of your proficiency in Japanese.

Deadline: Application materials must arrive by April 12, 2002

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

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

Contact Takashi Akaiwa at for informal inquiries.

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

Takame Ueki-Sabine
Asian Languages and Studies
University of Tasmania
G.P.O. Box 252-91
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Ph. 61-3-62262360
Fax 61-3-62267813
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