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LINGUIST List 25.388

Thu Jan 23 2014

Jobs: General Ling; Phonetics; Phonology: Assoc Prof, International Christian University

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 22-Jan-2014
From: Tomoyuki Yoshida <ling-searchicu.ac.jp>
Subject: General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Associate Professor, International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan
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University or Organization: International Christian University
Department: Department of Language Sciences
Job Location: Tokyo, Japan
Web Address: http://www.icu.ac.jp/en/
Job Rank: Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology


Department of Language Sciences is pleased to announce the beginning of an open search for a full-time faculty position in Phonetics and Phonology. Courses to be taught may include: Phonetics, Phonology, Experimental Linguistics, etc. at the undergraduate level as well as related courses in General Education and the Graduate School.

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.

Associate Professor or above (At ICU, the rank of Associate Professor is an entry-level tenure-track faculty position.)

1. Ph.D. or equivalent in Linguistics or a related field is required.
2. Language of instruction: English (Knowledge of Japanese or willingness to learn Japanese is desirable.)
3. Commitment to the University’s Christian mission

Deadline for applications:
August 31, 2014 (Application must arrive by August 31, 2014.)
(Deadline may be extended until a most appropriate candidate is found.)

Starting date:
April 1, 2015 or September 1, 2015

Application materials:
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. List of Academic Publications (No need to send actual publications until requested.)
3. Names and contact information of three referees and one person who can testify 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 by registered mail to Professor Tomoyuki Yoshida at the application address below.

- Write “Application for Position (Phonetics and Phonology)” on the envelope.
- Submitted application materials will be used only for the purpose of applicant screening.
- Submitted application materials will not be returned.

Application Deadline: 31-Aug-2014 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Department Chair Tomoyuki Yoshida
International Christian University
Department of Language Sciences
3-10-2 Osawa
Mitaka, Tokyo 181-8585
Contact Information:
Department Chair Tomoyuki Yoshida
Email: ling-searchicu.ac.jp
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