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LINGUIST List 16.3208

Tue Nov 08 2005

Jobs: English & Applied Ling: Asst Prof, U of Aizu

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        1.    Steven Tripp, English & Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Aizu, Fukushima, Japan

Message 1: English & Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Aizu, Fukushima, Japan
Date: 07-Nov-2005
From: Steven Tripp <trippu-aizu.ac.jp>
Subject: English & Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Aizu, Fukushima, Japan

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University or Organization: University of Aizu
Department: Center for Language Research
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; CALL, Technical Communication, ESP
Required Language(s): English (eng)


- PhD in CALL, Technical Communication, Applied Linguistics, ELT,
ESP, 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.

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

Salary: (Prefectural scale based on experience and qualifications)

- 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 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 (degrees with years of enrollment and graduation, publications,
teaching experience with starting and ending dates)
3) Copies of your best published papers
4) Three current letters of recommendation
5) Copies of university diplomas
6) URLs of on-line syllabi or educational materials

All documents should be sent to the address below.

Interviews (in Japan) are to be held in the first or second week of
December. 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 is 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

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:

Address for Applications:

Faculty Selection Committee, Dr. Steven Tripp
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

Application Deadline: 30-Nov-2005

Contact Information:

Dr. Steven Tripp
Email: trippu-aizu.ac.jp
Phone: 81 242-37-2584
Fax: 81 242-37-2599
Website: http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp

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