LINGUIST List 6.1533

Wed Nov 1 1995

Jobs: Lecturer of Japanese, NSF Program Director

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  1. Kaoru Ohta, Job Opening Announcement
  2. , Job announcement to post

Message 1: Job Opening Announcement

Date: Tue, 31 Oct 1995 13:42:28 Job Opening Announcement
From: Kaoru Ohta <>
Subject: Job Opening Announcement

Department of Asian Languages and Literature
University of Washington
Box: 353521, Seattle, WA 98195

Job Opening Announcement
Lecturer of Japanese

The Department of Asian Languages and Literature seeks to appoint a
full-time lecturer of Japanese. The initial appointment, starting Autumn
Quarter 1996, is for up to three years, with the possibility of renewal,
subject to the availability of funding. Applicants should have at least
the M.A. degree in Japanese, Language Pedagogy, Applied Linguistics, or
relevant fields with strong teaching experience. Applicants should be
capable of teaching modern Japanese at any level, and be willing to train
and evaluate graduate student teaching assistants as well as develop
classroom materials. Send applications, including a curriculum vitae,
statement of teaching interest, sample teaching video (or audio) tapes
demonstrating teaching ability, three letters of recommendation to
Professor Kaoru Ohta, Chair, Japanese Search Committee, Department of
Asian Languages and Literature, Box 353521, University of Washington,
Seattle, WA 98195. Priority will be given to applications received
before January 15, 1996. The University of Washington is building a
multicultural faculty and strongly encourages applications from female
and minority candidates. Preference will be given applicants who can
serve well an increasingly diverse University community. AA/EOE
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Message 2: Job announcement to post

Date: Tue, 31 Oct 1995 16:44:17 Job announcement to post
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Subject: Job announcement to post

 The National Science Foundation is seeking applicants for a
one-year appointment as Program Director for Linguistics, to serve in
that position while the current Program Director, Paul Chapin, is on
sabbatical leave. The appointment will be approximately from August
1996 to August 1997, with exact beginning and ending dates to be

 The Program Director for Linguistics is responsible for
administering the review of research proposals in linguistics and the
language sciences which are submitted to the National Science
Foundation, for recommending and documenting actions on the proposals
reviewed, for dealing with administrative matters relating to active
NSF grants, and for maintaining regular contact with the research
community and providing advice and consultation to persons requesting

 The National Science Foundation is located in Arlington,
Virginia, immediately across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C.
The metropolitan Washington area, besides being the seat of the U. S.
Government, is noted as a cultural center and as a growing center of
hi-tech industry. A wide variety of types of housing is available
within close proximity to the NSF offices.

 Applicants must have a Ph.D. in linguistics or a related
discipline, and must be active in scientific research on language.
Six or more years of research experience beyond the Ph.D. is required
for appointment as Program Director. Salary is negotiable, and is
comparable with academic salaries at major U.S. institutions.

 Please direct inquiries and expressions of interest to

 Dr. Paul G. Chapin
 Program Director for Linguistics
 Suite 995
 National Science Foundation
 4201 Wilson Blvd.
 Arlington, VA 22230
 Phone: (703) 306-1731

or to
 Mr. William P. Butz
 Division Director
 Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research
 Suite 995
 National Science Foundation
 4201 Wilson Blvd.
 Arlington, VA 22230
 Phone: (703) 306-1760

 Qualified persons who are women, ethnic/racial minorities, and
persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The
National Science Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed
to employing highly qualified staff that reflects the diversity of our
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