LINGUIST List 16.365

Sat Feb 05 2005

Jobs: Japanese/Lang Acquisition: Asst Prof, U of Montana

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        1.    Phyllis Duran, Japanese/Language Acquisition & Literature: Asst Prof, University of Montana, MT, USA

Message 1: Japanese/Language Acquisition & Literature: Asst Prof, University of Montana, MT, USA

Date: 04-Feb-2005
From: Phyllis Duran <>
Subject: Japanese/Language Acquisition & Literature: Asst Prof, University of Montana, MT, USA

University or Organization: The University of Montana
Department: Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Language acquisition & literature
Required Language: Japanese (JPN)


The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures invites
applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Japanese language and
literature, beginning Fall 2005, pending final funding approval. Courses will
include undergrad Japanese language courses, Japanese culture (including survey
courses taught in English), and modern (and medieval/Edo) Japanese literature. A
research/PhD specialization in either the early modern (Edo) or modern
literature area is particularly sought. Near-native or native fluency in
English & Japanese is required, as is a PhD in hand at time of appointment. A
promising research agenda and documentation of excellence in post-secondary
level teaching (Japanese language and literature) is essential. Willingness and
ability to direct study abroad in Japan is also required. Send application,
including a letter of interest, vita, 3 letters of reference, a tape with
English/Japanese conversational speech, and proof of highest academic degree to
the address below; screening of complete applications will begin February 25,
2005, and continue until position is filled. AA/EOE

Address for Applications:

Dr. Linda Gillison, Chair
Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures
The University of Montana
Missoula, MT 59812-1015
United States of America

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:

Dr. Yuka Tachibana
Phone: (406) 243-5480

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