LINGUIST List 6.1536

Thu Nov 2 1995

Jobs: UCLA, ASL Lecturer, Teaching Position

Editor for this issue: T. Daniel Seely <>


  1. Tim Stowell , Tenure Track Job at UCLA (Reminder)
  2. Sherman Wilcox, Position available: ASL lecturer
  3. Hiraoaki Tanaka, Teaching Position in Japan

Message 1: Tenure Track Job at UCLA (Reminder)

Date: Wed, 01 Nov 1995 09:48:00 Tenure Track Job at UCLA (Reminder)
Subject: Tenure Track Job at UCLA (Reminder)

This is a reminder that the deadline for the tenure-track job at UCLA
is only 2 weeks away. A copy of the original notice follows.

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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Message 2: Position available: ASL lecturer

Date: Wed, 01 Nov 1995 10:48:46 Position available: ASL lecturer
From: Sherman Wilcox <>
Subject: Position available: ASL lecturer

Position Available: ASL Lecturer
University of New Mexico

The Department of Linguistics at the University of New Mexico announces an
opening for the position of Lecturer to commence in August 1996, pending
budget capability. The main responsibility for this full-time, permanent
position is to teach undergraduate courses in American Sign Language

Minimum Qualifications: Master's Degree; native or near-native ASL skills;
bicultural with experience in interacting comfortably in both the Deaf and
hearing communities; and experience in teaching ASL.

Desirable Qualifications: Significant graduate-level education in
Linguistics, ASL Instruction, Deaf Studies, or related fields; ability to
teach other courses in the Interpreter Education Program, such as Deaf
Culture; ability to work effectively with students and colleagues; ability
and desire to work with program faculty in developing a state-of-the-art
program in Interpreter Education and ASL instruction.

Deadline for receipt of applications is January 15, 1996. Send letter of
interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three references to:

 Bill Isham, Chair
 ASL Search Committee
 Dept. of Linguistics
 University of New Mexico
 Albuquerque, NM 87131-1196.

This position includes a full benefits package. Salary is commensurate
with qualifications.

The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
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Message 3: Teaching Position in Japan

Date: Thu, 02 Nov 1995 10:38:08 Teaching Position in Japan
From: Hiraoaki Tanaka <>
Subject: Teaching Position in Japan


Full-Time Teaching Position Available
at Kochi University

The Program of Intercultural Communication at the Faculty of Humanities and
Economics, Kochi University is looking for applicants for a
position of kyoju (full professor) or jokyoju (associate professor)
beginning on September 1st, 1996.

(1) Native speaker of English
(2) Ph.D. (preferred) in TESOL/TEFL/Linguistics,
Cross-cultural Communication, Anthropology, or related fields (3)
Publications (minimum of 5)
(4) Teaching experience at university level

Duties: Teaching load of 6-8 courses (12-16 hours) , including English,
Public Communication, Intercultural Communication, and Comparative Study of
 Cultures, at undergraduate and graduate levels.

Contract: Three-year contract beginning on September 1, 1996. Renewable.

Salary: Approximately \4,000,000 - \8,000,000 annually, based on
qualifications and teaching experience

Application Materials:
(1) Resume with recent photograph
(2) A list of publications

Deadline: December 15, 1995

Send the application materials to Mr. Kaoru Okazaki, Program of
Intercultural Communication at the Faculty of Humanities and Economics,
Kochi University, 2-5-1 Akebono-cho, Kochi-shi 780, Japan.

Tel: 81-888-44-8211 (Mr. Sakimura) ; 81-888-71-6820 (Ms Fujisaki)
Fax: 81-888-44-8354 (Faculty Office)
(!!!) PLEASE DO NOT(!) MAIL TO 'hitanaka'.

We would be most grateful if you could circulate and/or display a print-out
of the following job description for the attention of interested colleagues
who might welcome the opportunity of teaching at a university in Japan.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Yours faithfully,

Kaoru Okazaki
Kochi University
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