LINGUIST List 6.1211

Wed Sep 6 1995

Jobs: Job in Japan, Tenure Track Job at UCLA

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  1. Midori Yonezawa, Job in Japan
  2. Tim Stowell, Tenure Track Job at UCLA

Message 1: Job in Japan

Date: Wed, 06 Sep 1995 13:43:51 Job in Japan
From: Midori Yonezawa <>
Subject: Job in Japan

A professor at Fukui University asked me to post this. If the same thing was
already posted, please excuse me. (5) in Benefits is missing on the document I
Midori Yonezawa


July 7, 1995
Full-Time Teaching Position Available

The Department of English at Fukui University invites applications for the
position of a Full-Time Professor. Employment will commence on April 1, 1996.

Title of Position: Associate Professor or Lecturer

Duties: To teach courses in American Literature, Comparative Cultures, English
Composition, Oral Communication, and English as a Foreign Language. Six
90-minute classes per week

Field of Speciality: American Literature, British Literature, Comparative
Cultures, Intercultural Communication or TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of
Other Languages)

(1) Master's Degree or above
(2) Native speaker of English
(3) 35 years old or below (as of April 1, 1996)

Terms of Employment for a Foreign Professor: As a rule, the period of
employment for a foreign professor is three years. The contract can be renewed
every three years. Extention is subject to review by the staff of English

Salary: Approximately 4,000,000 yen to 5,000,000 yen per annum, including
taxes, based on qualifications and teaching experience.

Benefits: (1) Moving expenses and travel costs incurred in taking up
appointment will be paid based on the most economical and normal route and
method of travel whether by rail, sea, or air. In cases where the professor is
accompanied by family dependents at the time of taking up appointment, the
travel costs of spouse and children will also be covered.
(2) Subsidy for housing will be paid. The maximum monthly amount payable is
27,000 yen.
(3) Commuting allowance for a person using public transportation will be paid.
The maximum monthly amount payable is 45,000 yen.
(4) Medical insurance will be provided for the professor and his/her family.
Approximately 4% of gross salary will go to insurance fees; the remainder of
cost is borne by the employer.
(5) Approximately 9% of gross salary will go to pension fund; the
(6) Retirement allowance is paid only on retirement. The amount paid is
calculated as a proportionate retirement allowance payment based on the monthly
salary at the time of retirement, the number of years of service, and the
reason for retirement.

Application Materials Requested:
(1) Curriculum Vitae (with a passport-size photo attached)
(2) Certified Copy of Post-graduate Diploma
(3) Medical Certificate Signed by a Certified Doctor
(4) List of Publications (with a double circle mark denoting three major
(5) Copies of the Pulications (photo-copies acceptable)
(6) A Precis for Each of the Three Major Publications
(7) Two Letters of Recommendation

Deadline for Application: Application should arrive at the office not later
than October 31, 1995, addressed to:
Takasi Chiba
Faculty of Education
Fukui University
3-9-1, Bunkyo
Fukui-shi, 910

Point of Contact:
Kuniyuki Ohsita
Department of English
Faculty of Education
Fukui University
Phone: 81-776-27-8766 (Office)
Fax: 81-776-27-8521
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Message 2: Tenure Track Job at UCLA

Date: Wed, 06 Sep 1995 11:06:00 Tenure Track Job at UCLA
Subject: Tenure Track Job at UCLA

- -------------------------PLEASE POST----------------------------

The UCLA Department of Linguistics seeks to fill a tenure-track Assistant
Professor position starting Fall 1996, in ONE of the following areas:

(a) Language Processing or Language Acquisition or Neurolinguistics;
 with expertise in linguistic theory and experimental methodology.

(b) Phonology, with strength in morphology, phonetics, or one of the
 areas mentioned under (a).

Candidates with background in a language area (in particular, American
Indian or African languages) are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should send a written letter of application, together with
a copy of their CV, and a sample of written work to:

 Tim Stowell, Chair,
 UCLA Linguistics Department
 405 Hilgard Ave.,
 Los Angeles, CA 90095-1543

They should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent
to same address.

The deadline for receipt of applications is November 15.
Selected applicants will be interviewed at the LSA meeting in San Diego.

UCLA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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