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LINGUIST List 22.3579

Tue Sep 13 2011

Jobs: Japanese Lang & Literature: Asst Prof, The University of Montana

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        1.     Karen Blazevich , Japanese Language and Literature: Assistant Professor, The University of Montana, MT, USA

Message 1: Japanese Language and Literature: Assistant Professor, The University of Montana, MT, USA
Date: 13-Sep-2011
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Subject: Japanese Language and Literature: Assistant Professor, The University of Montana, MT, USA
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University or Organization: The University of Montana
Department: Modern & Classical Languages and Literature
Job Location: Montana, USA
Web Address: http://umjobs.silkroad.com/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Ling & Literature

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)

Description:

The University of Montana seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant
professor of Japanese language and literature to begin Fall 2012. PhD
required; ABD candidates may be considered. Expertise in late
medieval/Edo (16th-19th c) or the modern period is particularly sought.
Candidates with PhDs in Japanese second language pedagogy, Japanese
applied or social linguistics may also be considered. In all cases, a strong
graduate-level preparation in Japanese studies is essential; appointee will be
required to teach a Japanese culture/civilization survey course. Other
classes to include Japanese language and electives in candidate's field of
expertise; for literature specialists, courses in early modern/modern
Japanese literature. Applicants should provide evidence of prior successful
JSL teaching experience, together with proof of a promising research agenda
and/or publications. Native/near-native fluency in Japanese and English
required. Supporting materials for the application are listed below. Screening
will begin on Oct 1, 2011 and continue until position is filled. EO/AA
Employer.

How to Apply:
Apply online directly at the application URL below. Candidates will be asked to
upload the following materials:
- Letter of intent
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Copy of recent teaching evaluations
- Media / DVD file, demonstrating teaching a university-level Japanese class

Three (3) confidential letters of recommendation are required. Please instruct
your references to submit the letters via e-mail to UmJobs@mso.umt.edu (in
one of the following formats: doc, xls, txt, rtf, pdf, gif, jpg, htm, html) and
include the position title and department in the e-mail.

Application Deadline: 01-Oct-2011 (Open until filled)
Web Address for Applications: http://umjobs.silkroad.com/
Contact Information:
Apply Online

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