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LINGUIST List 21.3968

Fri Oct 08 2010

Jobs: Japanese; General Linguistics: Asst Prof, U of Kansas

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        1.    Maggie Childs, Japanese; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, KS, USA

Message 1: Japanese; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, KS, USA
Date: 07-Oct-2010
From: Maggie Childs <mgchildsku.edu>
Subject: Japanese; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, KS, USA
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University or Organization: University of Kansas
Department: East Asian Languages and Cultures
Job Location: Kansas, USA
Web Address: http://www2.ku.edu/~ealc/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)

Description:

Assitant Professor of Japanese: Tenure-track faculty position expected to
begin as early as August 18, 2011. The successful candidate is expected to
teach and advise in the undergraduate and graduate programs in Japanese, as
well as train, supervise, and coordinate graduate teaching assistants in
the Japanese language program, conduct a program of research in language
pedagogy, linguistics, literature or related field, and provide
professional service.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. or ABD in Japanese language pedagogy,
linguistics, literature or related field expected by start date of
appointment; native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and English;
demonstrated ability to teach Japanese language at all levels; experience
teaching Japanese language at the college level; and familiarity with
contemporary Japan and willingness to direct a summer study program in
Japan. Preferred Qualifications: Specialization in second language
acquisition or applied linguistics; and a record of research and
publication in linguistics, language pedagogy, literature, or related
field. For additional information and to apply on-line, go to the URL below
and search for position 00002924. Upload letter of application, c.v., and
list of 3 references. In addition, applicants must arrange to have a
graduate transcript and three letters of recommendation that evaluate
scholarly potential/achievement and teaching sent to the address below.
Review of completed applications will begin December 1, 2010, and continues
as long as needed to identify a qualified pool. The successful candidate
for the position must be eligible to work in the U.S. prior to the start of
the appointment. EO/AA Employer.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Maggie Childs, Chair
Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures
1445 Jayhawk Blvd, 2118 Wescoe Hall
The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
USA
Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.ku.edu
Contact Information:
Dr. Maggie Childs
Email: mgchildsku.edu
Phone: 7858649128

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