LINGUIST List 6.962

Tue Jul 11 1995

Jobs: Nagoya U of Commerce and Business Ad

Editor for this issue: Ann Dizdar <>


  1. Melanie Bowyer, (no subject)

Message 1: (no subject)

Date: Tue, 11 Jul 1995 17:50:32 (no subject)
From: Melanie Bowyer <>
Subject: (no subject)

Dear Sir or Madam,

I include below the description of some academic positions that will be created
our University based in Nagoya, Japan from April 1996. I wonder if it would be
possible to include this information on any job mailing list that you may have?

I would be very grateful for any help.

Yours sincerely,

Melanie Bowyer
Executive Assistant to the President
Nagoya University of Commerce and Business Administration, Japan

Full-time Associate or Full Professorships from April 1996

English Language Program
French Language Program
German Language Program

Nagoya University of Commerce and Business Administration invites applications
Assoicate or full Professors with relevant academic and teaching experience. A
Doctorate degree in Linguistics, Education or relevant regional studies field
teaching experience is a must. Applicants must be well-published (at least 20
academics of high professional standing. The faculty member will be expected
give language classes and lecture on the cultural and social background of the

The initial contract of employment is generally for a minimum period of two
Thereafter, pending the mutual agreement of employer and employee, the contract
renewable annually.

Starting salary is established according to qualifications and experience - the
present salary range is from 9 - 11 million Yen per annum (approx: US$100,000 -
$120,000 per year).

Faculty normally teach eight 90 minute periods per week - Monday to Friday.

The school year is organised into two 15 week semesters:

1st April - end July
September - mid February

The summer break is approximately 6 weeks long. The winter break is
 approximately 3
weeks long. There is also a 6 week spring 'break' - because of official
travel outside Japan during this period is subject to approval.

Accommodation is not provided for faculty, however every assistance is given in
finding a suitable location and drawing up contracts. Financial assistance is
offered in the form of an interest-free advance for arrival expenses. A
car loan is available. Return air-fare is provided.

The campus is situated on the outskirts of Nagoya (3rd largest city in Japan).
Nagoya is at the heart of the Industrial zone of Japan and is a coastal city
easy reach of Tokyo (2 hours), Osaka (1.5 hours) and many other areas of
and cultural interest. The Language Center is superbly appointed with advanced
computer facilities and modern amenities. Every student has a Macintosh
(Powerbook 520). At present our Language Faculty consists of about twenty-five
members who teach English, Chinese, French, German, Korean and Thai.

Please send (or fax if possible) applications to:

Melanie Bowyer
Executive Assistant to the President
Nagoya University of Commerce and Business Administration
4-4 Sagamine
Aichi 470-01

Telephone: 81 (05617) 3-2111 Fax: 81 (05617) 3-1202
Mail to author|Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue