LINGUIST List 15.3374

Thu Dec 02 2004

Jobs: English/Applied Ling: Assoc Prof, U of Aizu

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        1.    Thomas Orr, English & Applied Linguistics: Assoc Prof, University of Aizu, Fukushima, Japan



Message 1: English & Applied Linguistics: Assoc Prof, University of Aizu, Fukushima, Japan

Date: 02-Dec-2004
From: Thomas Orr <t-orru-aizu.ac.jp>
Subject: English & Applied Linguistics: Assoc Prof, University of Aizu, Fukushima, Japan


University or Organization: University of Aizu 
 Department: Center for Language Research
 Job Rank: Associate Professor  
 Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; ELT, ESP, CALL, Technical Communication 
 Required Language: English (Language Code: ENG)
 
 
 Description:
 
 Qualification: 
 - PhD (completed) in ELT, ESP, CALL, Technical Communication, Applied
    Linguistics, 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:
 - Cover letter
 - CV (education, publications, teaching experience)
 - Copies of best published papers
 - Three letters of recommendation
 - Copies of university diplomas
 
 - 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
 
 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:
 
  Ms. Yuko Kesen 
  Faculty Selection Committee, c/o Personnel Affairs Section 
  University of Aizu 
  Aizu-Wakamatsu, Fukushima 965-8580 
  Japan  
 
 Application Deadline: 17-Dec-2004 
 
 Contact Information:
 
  Dr. Steven Tripp 
  Email: trippu-aizu.ac.jp 
  Phone: +81 242-37-2584 
  Website: http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp
 
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