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LINGUIST List 22.43

Tue Jan 04 2011

Jobs: English & Applied Ling, Lang Acq: Prof, Hiroshima U, Japan

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        1.     Peter Skaer , English & Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition: Professor, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan

Message 1: English & Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition: Professor, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
Date: 21-Dec-2010
From: Peter Skaer <skaerpetermhiroshima-u.ac.jp>
Subject: English & Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition: Professor, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
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University or Organization: Hiroshima University
Department: Human and Cultural Studies Department
Job Location: Hiroshima, Japan
Web Address: http://www.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/souka
Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Hiroshima Universtiy Graduate School Position in the Studies of Human
Cultures Department

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a tenure
teaching position in the department. Details relating to the position, method
of application and required documents are given below.

Location: Human and Cultural Studies Department, Human Sciences
Division, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima
University.

Position: Professor or Associate Professor (tenure position); Japanese
citizen or native speaker of English.

Starting Date: October 1, 2011.

Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent academic achievements required;
teaching and research experience.

Area of Specialization: Applied Linguistics, with specialization in second
language acquisition.

Teaching Duties
Graduate School: Comparative Pragmatics, and Seminar in Integrated Arts
and Sciences.
Undergraduate School: Second Language Acquisition, Advanced English
Listening Comprehension, and Skill-based English classes (speaking,
listening, writing, and reading).

Documents Required: Curriculum Vitae (including recent photograph); A list
of academic achievements (Please check 5 major works); All original or
offprint publications (summaries in 200 words for each of the 5 major works
are required and MUST be included with the application); Additional
summaries of publications may be requested; A one-page statement of
teaching experience; A one-page statement of research interests; Names and
addresses of three persons from whom references may be sought.

The documents may be either in English or Japanese. Applicants are
requested to submit all documents in hard copies in Word 2003/2007/2008
files, and on a CD-ROM or a flash memory stick. All of the submitted
materials will be returned to the sender after the screening.

Qualification: The appointee will be required to teach courses at the
undergraduate and graduate levels and to provide MA and PhD thesis
supervision; A good command of Japanese in listening, speaking and reading
is required but not necessarily in writing; Japanese residency is preferred but
overseas applicants will also be considered.

Deadline for receipt of applications and supporting documents: 10 March,
2011. An overall screening process takes about 3 months starting from the
time of the deadline for applications. Applicants at the pre-final screening
may be asked to come to Hiroshima University for an interview (at his/her
own expense) and/or send a video clip. Personal data provided by applicants
will be kept confidential and used only for recruitment purposes.

Applications should be sent to the address below.

Please mark on the envelope 'Studies of Human Cultures Department
Application (Applied Linguistics)'.

Further information may be obtained from:
Prof. Sosei Aniya or Prof. Peter M. Skaer,
Human and Cultural Studies Department,
Graduate School of Integrated Arts & Sciences,
Hiroshima University,
1-7-1 Kagamiyama,
Higashi-Hiroshima City,
JAPAN 739-8521.
Tel. (Int)+81-82-424-6440
Fax. (Int)+81-82-424-0755
E-mail. aniyahiroshima-u.ac.jp
skaerpetermhiroshima-u.ac.jp
peterskaerjpyahoo.co.jp
Hiroshima University homepage:
http://www.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/souka

Application Deadline: 10-Mar-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Osamu Kashihara, Dean
Graduate School of Integrated Arts & Sciences
Hiroshima University
1-7-1 Kagamiyama
Higashi-Hiroshima City, Hiroshima 739-8521
Japan
Contact Information:
Professor Peter Skaer
Email: skaerpetermhiroshima-u.ac.jp

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