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LINGUIST List 19.375

Fri Feb 01 2008

Jobs: Japanese & Applied Ling: Visiting Instructor/Asst Prof, U Montana

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        1.    Phyllis Duran, Japanese & Applied Linguistics: Visiting Instructor / Assistant Professor, University of Montana, Missoula, USA


Message 1: Japanese & Applied Linguistics: Visiting Instructor / Assistant Professor, University of Montana, Missoula, USA
Date: 31-Jan-2008
From: Phyllis Duran <duranpjmso.umt.edu>
Subject: Japanese & Applied Linguistics: Visiting Instructor / Assistant Professor, University of Montana, Missoula, USA
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University or Organization: The University of Montana
Department: Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures
Job Location: Montana, USA
Web Address: http://www.umt.edu/mcll
Job Rank: Visiting Instructor / Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Literature

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)

Description:

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at the
University of Montana invites applications for a two-year, non-renewable
position in Japanese language and literature, beginning Fall 2008.
Applicants with an ABD/PhD are preferred, but MAs in the field with prior
tertiary JSL teaching experience will also be considered. Candidates must
also exhibit native or near-native fluency in Japanese and English and have
documentation of excellence in teaching. A specialization in JSL pedagogy
or applied linguistics is most desirable; otherwise a specialty in a field
of Japanese literature or culture (with strong language-teaching skills and
interests) is also satisfactory. Courses to be taught include Japanese
language (Beginning and Intermediate levels, using the Yookoso! textbook),
and one elective in the applicant's field of interest and expertise.
Qualified applicants should send materials (a letter of interest, current
curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, three letters of reference, two of
which must address teaching ability, and a videotape, at least 15 minutes
long, showing teaching in a Japanese language class) to Robert W. Acker, Chair.

Review of applications will begin on Mar. 1, 2008, and continue until the
position is filled. The University of Montana is an EOE/Affirmative Action
employer. This position announcement can be made available in alternative
formats upon request.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Robert Acker
The University of Montana
Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures
Missoula, MT 59812
USA
Email Address for Applications: mcllmso.umt.edu
Contact Information:
Phyllis Duran
Email: mcllmso.umt.edu
Phone: (406)243-5942



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