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LINGUIST List 22.3121

Thu Aug 04 2011

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, U of Aizu

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        1.     Yuko Kesen , English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant/Associate Professor, University of Aizu, Fukushima, Japan

Message 1: English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant/Associate Professor, University of Aizu, Fukushima, Japan
Date: 04-Aug-2011
From: Yuko Kesen <kesenu-aizu.ac.jp>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant/Associate Professor, University of Aizu, Fukushima, Japan
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University or Organization: University of Aizu
Department: Center for Language Research
Job Location: Aizu-wakamatsu, Fukushima, Japan
Web Address: http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Center for Language Research, School of Computer Science and Engineering,
University of Aizu, Japan

Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level, based on candidate
qualifications. Now accepting applications for a three-year tenure-track
appointment. Following evaluation after 3 years, tenure may be granted
until the mandatory retirement age of 65.

Starting Date: March 1, 2012 (negotiable)

Qualifications:
- Doctorate in hand (or proof of pending completion)
- Commitment to, and experience in, teaching English appropriate for
university students in science and engineering
- Scholarly publications and professional experience (preferably, relevant
to English language education for science and engineering)
- Native or near-native English-speaker proficiency

Duties: Teach 4-5 courses per semester (including a thesis writing course;
one course meets for 90 minutes each week), develop instruction,
participate in projects, serve on committees, conduct and publish research

Salary: Highly competitive, and based on university's established salary scale

Benefits:
- Subsidized furnished housing in faculty apartments
- Large, well-equipped private office in modern building
- New-employee allowance for computer equipment
- Well-equipped, high-tech classrooms
- Annual budget for research, business travel, academic memberships, etc.
- Consulting and other business activities permitted
- Winter utilities allowance
- Full-time employment with retirement and health benefits
- One-way transportation costs to Aizu-Wakamatsu
- Only two and a half hours from Tokyo by train

Submission Package:
1. Cover letter (in English)
2. CV (in English)
3. Copies of two representative publications (in English)
4. Name, affiliation, and contact information (including email) for three
people who will recommend you
5. Photocopies of university diplomas (with English translations if not
originally in English)
6. URLs of any online work or educational materials (in English)

All documents should be sent (digitally) to the following email address:
clr-positionu-aizu.ac.jp

Application Deadline: 03-Oct-2011

Email Address for Applications: clr-positionu-aizu.ac.jp
Contact Information:
Yuko Kesen
Email: kesenu-aizu.ac.jp


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