LINGUIST List 14.2551

Wed Sep 24 2003

Jobs: Applied Ling: Full Prof, U/Aizu, Japan

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Message 1: English & Applied Ling: Full Prof, The University of Aizu, Fukushima

Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2003 18:53:14 +0000
From: t-orr <t-orru-aizu.ac.jp>
Subject: English & Applied Ling: Full Prof, The University of Aizu, Fukushima



University or Organization: The University of Aizu
Rank of Job: Full Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics, ELT, ESP, Applied Linguistics,
		 Technical Communication, CALL
Required Language(s): English (Code = ENG)


Description:

Tenure-Track Position for English Language Educator/Researcher
Position: Assistant Professor
Starting Date: April 1, 2004

QUALIFICATIONS:

* PhD (completed or in process) in ELT, ESP, Applied Linguistics,
 Technical Communication, CALL, or related field.
* Scholarly publications.
* Native or near-native English speaker proficiency.
* Ability to teach academic/technical English for computer science
 and computer engineering.
* Teaching experience in higher education.
* Experience with computer-assisted language learning.

DUTIES: Teaching 4-5 classes per semester (one class is 90 minutes per
week); developing course materials; participating in group projects;
serving on committees; conducting research; and carrying out other
university-related responsibilities.

SALARY: (Prefectural scale based on experience and qualifications)

BENEFITS:

* Subsidized furnished housing in faculty apartments within walking
 distance of the University
* Large, well-equipped private office in modern building
* New-employee allowance for computer equipment
* Well-equipped, air-conditioned, high-tech classrooms
* Annual budget for research, domestic conference travel, academic
 memberships, etc.
* Eligibility for one annual overseas conference trip
* Internal grant opportunities for special research projects/conferences
* Subsidies for special extra-curricular classes
* Winter cost allowance
* Two to three bonuses per year
* Regular full-time employment till age 65 with retirement and health
 benefits (tenured after three years)
* One-way airfare to Aizu-Wakamatsu
* Shipping expense allowance
* Rural setting less than 30 minutes from nearby ski resorts, hot
 springs, rivers, lakes, mountains, parks, museums, shopping,
 historical district, etc.
* Two and a half hours from Tokyo by train

SUBMISSION PACKAGE:

1) Cover letter
2) CV (education, publications, teaching experience)
3) Copies of best published papers
4) Three letters of recommendation
5) Copies of university diplomas
6) URLs of on-line syllabi or educational materials

All documents should be sent to the following address:

 Faculty Selection Committee
 c/o Personnel Affairs Section
 University of Aizu
 Aizu-Wakamatsu City, Fukushima 965-8580, Japan
 Tel: +81-242-37-2538
 Fax: +81-242-37-2531
 Email: positionu-aizu.ac.jp

Closing date for applications: November 15

The University of Aizu is the first university in Japan solely
dedicated to computer science and engineering. It has approximately
1,200 students at the undergraduate and graduate level, and about half
of its faculty are non-Japanese, coming from roughly 10 different
countries. The University is officially bilingual and all official
meetings/documents are conducted/printed in both English and Japanese.

The University of Aizu is located in Aizu-Wakamatsu City, an historic
castle town of scenic beauty with a population of nearly 120,000. For
more information about the university, please visit our web page:
http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/



Address for Applications:

	Attn: Faculty Selection Committee
	c/o Personnel Affairs Section
	The University of Aizu
	Aizu-Wakamatsu City, Fukushima 965-8580
	Japan 
 
	Applications are due by 15-Nov-2003


Contact Information:
	Faculty Selection Committee
	Email: positionu-aizu.ac.jp
	Tel: +81-242-37-2538
	Fax: +81-242-37-2531
	Website: http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/official/index_j.html
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