LINGUIST List 6.993

Thu Jul 20 1995

Jobs: Nagoya U (note: email contact and other corrections)

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  1. Melanie Bowyer, Linguist list corrections

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Date: Thu, 20 Jul 1995 15:18:01 Linguist list corrections
From: Melanie Bowyer <>
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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
from Associate or full Professors with relevant academic and teaching
experience. A Doctorate degree in Linguistics, Education or relevant
regional studies field and teaching experience is a must. Applicants must
be well-published (at least 20 works) academics of high professional
standing. The faculty member will be expected to give language classes
and lecture on the cultural and social background of the region.

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

Starting salary is established according to qualifications and experience - the
present salary range is from 9 - 11 million Yen per annum.

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 commitments 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
low-interest 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
within easy reach of Tokyo (2 hours), Osaka (1.5 hours) and many other areas of
historical and cultural interest. The Language Center is superbly
appointed with advanced computer facilities and modern amenities. Every
student has a Macintosh Computer (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
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