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LINGUIST List 24.365

Mon Jan 21 2013

Jobs: English; Applied Ling; TESOL: Asst/Assoc Prof, The University of Aizu

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <ulianalinguistlist.org>

Date: 21-Jan-2013
From: John Brine <clr-positionu-aizu.ac.jp>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; TESOL: Assistant/Associate Professor, The University of Aizu, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan
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University or Organization: The University of Aizu
Job Location: Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan
Web Address: http://clrweb.u-aizu.ac.jp/positions/
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; TESOL

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Center for Language Research, University of Aizu, Japan

Associate or Senior Associate level, based on candidate qualifications. Now accepting applications for three tenure-track appointments.

Starting Date: October 1, 2013 (or as soon thereafter as possible)

Qualifications:
- Doctorate in hand (or proof of imminent completion).
- Experience in teaching English as a foreign language. (Experience in EFL for computer science or engineering students will be viewed favorably.)
- Among other specializations, our center has a need for applicants with
training and experience in assessment of language proficiency; and/or
experience with computer-assisted language learning, although our primary consideration will be the selection of a candidate from those with strengths in English language teaching.
- Scholarly publications and professional experience.
- International experience (preferable to have lived, studied, or worked outside one’s native country).

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

Salary:
Highly competitive, and based on the 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 and research 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
- Transportation costs to Aizuwakamatsu
- Only two and a half hours from Tokyo by train

Additional Information:
Please see http://clrweb.u-aizu.ac.jp

Submission Package:
Include the following documents combined in a single PDF file in the prescribed order below. Please do not use online CV services.
- Cover letter (in English)
- CV (in English)
- Copies of two representative publications (in English)
- Name, affiliation, and contact information (including email) of three people who will recommend you
- Photocopies of university diplomas (with English translations if not originally in English)
- URLs of any online work or educational materials (in English)

All documents should be sent to the application email address below.

Review of applications will begin immediately and conclude on March 1, 2013

Application Deadline: 01-Mar-2013
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Kyoko Okudaira
Office for Planning and Management
University of Aizu
Attention: CLR Faculty Selection Committee

Email Address for Applications: clr-positionu-aizu.ac.jp
Web Address for Applications: http://clrweb.u-aizu.ac.jp/positions/
Contact Information:
Professor John Brine
Email: clr-positionu-aizu.ac.jp

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