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LINGUIST List 23.4889

Fri Nov 23 2012

Jobs: Japanese; Applied Ling: Asst/Assoc/Full Prof, International Christian Uni

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

Date: 22-Nov-2012
From: Yutaka Sato <language-ed-searchicu.ac.jp>
Subject: Japanese; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor, International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan
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University or Organization: International Christian University
Job Location: Tokyo, Japan
Web Address: http://www.icu.ac.jp
Job Rank: Assistant Professor; Associate Professor; Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Applied Linguistics in Japanese as a Second or Foreign Language

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)


Open Rank, Applied Linguistics in Japanese as a Second or Foreign Language
International Christian University
Faculty Position in the Department of Language Education

ICU is a private, bilingual liberal arts university with an undergraduate
College of Liberal Arts and graduate programs. ICU’s educational mission is
based on Christian and democratic principles. ICU has 3,000 students from
Japan and overseas. The university is located on a wooded campus in the
suburbs of Tokyo.

The College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University is pleased to
announce an open search for a full-time faculty position in Applied
Linguistics in Japanese as a Second or Foreign Language. The successful
applicant is expected to teach general education, foundation, and area major
courses, as well as courses in the Japanese Language Program, the Japanese
Language Teacher Training Program, and the graduate school.

Department / Division:
Department of Language Education, College of Liberal Arts

Rank and title:
Associate professor or above. (In Japan the rank of "Associate Professor" is
an entry-level faculty position equivalent to "Assistant Professor" in North
American universities.)


Term of employment:
Tenure, tenure-track

Number of positions:

1. Ph.D. or equivalent in the related fields is required.
2. Language of instruction: Japanese and English.
3. Commitment to the University’s Christian mission.
4. Relevant teaching experience in Japanese pedagogy is necessary.

Deadline for applications:
March 31, 2013 (postmarked on March 31 will be accepted)

Starting date:
April 1, 2014

Selection process:
After documentary screening, short-listed candidates will be requested to give
a lecture in Japanese or English and to be interviewed.

Notification of decision:
Applicants will be notified.

Application materials:
1. Curriculum Vitae.
2. List of Academic Publications (No need to send actual publications until
3. Names and contact information of three referees and one person who can
testify to the applicant’s commitment to Christianity.
4. Cover letter describing how the applicant is appropriate for the position.

An application package with all necessary materials should be sent only by
registered mail (no email applications please) to the mailing address below.

*Write “Application for position (Language Education)” on the envelope.
*Submitted application materials will not be returned.
*Personal information will be treated with confidentiality.

Contact address:
3-10-2 Osawa, Mitaka-shi, Tokyo 181-8585, Japan

Contact person:
Professor Yutaka Sato

Position of contact person:
Chair, Department of Language Education
URL is listed above.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the application e-mail
address below.

Application Deadline: 31-Mar-2013
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Yutaka Sato
Chair, Department of Language Education
International Christian University
3-10-2 Osawa, Mitaka-shi
Tokyo 181-8585
Email Address for Applications: language-ed-searchicu.ac.jp
Contact Information:
Chair, Department of Language Education Yutaka Sato
Email: language-ed-searchicu.ac.jp
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