LINGUIST List 7.1733

Sun Dec 8 1996

Jobs: EFL/Socioling, Basque, History & sociology of texts

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  1. Mark Sawyer, Job: EFL/EAP/Sociolinguistics at Kwansei Gakuin University
  2. Dennis Merritt, Looking for Basque translators and interpreters
  3. Frank Schumacher, History and sociology of texts

Message 1: Job: EFL/EAP/Sociolinguistics at Kwansei Gakuin University

Date: Fri, 06 Dec 1996 13:24:25 +0900
From: Mark Sawyer <>
Subject: Job: EFL/EAP/Sociolinguistics at Kwansei Gakuin University
Kwansei Gakuin University's School of Policy Studies announces a
tenure-track position in EFL/EAP/Sociolinguistics, to begin
3/1/98 or possibly 9/1/97, at the Lecturer, Assistant Professor,
or Professor level.

Duties include 5-6 1.5 hour classes per week, divided between
English skills and content area courses; at least .25 share of
English Language Program administration, including leadership of
ELP staff and possibly scheduling; and a major role in
collaborative curriculum, materials, and test development.
Active involvement in the planning and implementation of entrance
exams and occasional campus events is also expected. Possible
undergraduate content courses include Sociolinguistics,
Cross-cultural Communication, Language & Communication, World
Englishes, Language Policy, and Multilingual/Multicultural
Societies; graduate courses to begin in 2000.

Highly competitive salary, generous research allowances,
subsidized furnished housing, and R/T airfare are provided. The
Kobe-Sanda campus (two years old) is located approximately one
hour from Osaka or Shin-Kobe stations.

The successful candidate will have native-like competence in
English and at least intermediate proficiency in Japanese with a
commitment to further improvement; a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in hand or
close to completion in Applied Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, or
a closely related field; a record of relevant publications and
presentations; substantial solid EFL experience; computer
literacy; specific experience in curriculum development, testing,
CALL, and/or EAP; an ability to function well as a part of a
team; and a strong commitment both to students and further
professional development.

Please send a CV to arrive by January 10, 1997
(additional materials will be requested later), to:
ELP Sennin Search Committee, School of Policy Studies,
Kwansei Gakuin University, 2-1 Gakuen, Sanda-shi,
Hyogo-ken Japan 669-13
Mark Sawyer
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Message 2: Looking for Basque translators and interpreters

Date: Thu, 05 Dec 1996 11:26:21 EST
From: Dennis Merritt <>
Subject: Looking for Basque translators and interpreters
The Language Bank, Inc. is looking for qualified translators and
interpreters to work with our company on a part time basis.
Please forward this information to those interested in a part
time money making oportunity.

Thank You,

Dennis Merritt

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Message 3: History and sociology of texts

Date: Fri, 06 Dec 1996 17:07:49 +0100
From: Frank Schumacher <>
Subject: History and sociology of texts
Dear linguists,

I have been asked to bring the following job announcement to your

Please direct any question to the address given below.

Thank you

Frank Schumacher


A successor to Professor Bernhard Fabian is to be appointed, 
to the 

 Chair (C4) for the Study of the Book 

in the University of Muenster, Germany (Institutum Erasmianum).

Applications are invited from established scholars with interests
in the history and sociology of text (for example in the
production,distribution and reception of the book as medium, in
critical bibliography and editing, in electronic publishing,
etc.). Candidates should have teaching and research interests in
English-speaking culture and one other European cultural area.

Minimum qualifications are the Habilitation or its equivalent,
e.g. PhD. Selection will be on merit; applications are
emphatically welcome from women; all things otherwise being
equal, a disabled candidate would be given preference.

Applications together with curriculum vitae, the names of three
referees, and a three-page outline of the candidate's idea of the
subject and proposalsfor research and teaching should be sent to

Dekan des Fachbereichs 12 - Anglistik 
Johannisstr. 12 - 20
D - 48143 Muenster, Germnany

Please note: 

We hereby bring the essentials of the original announcement of a
vacant chair in M|nster, Germany to your attention. The
original text was slightly shortened The original deadline for
applications has been extended. The department of English at
Muenster still encourages and invites applications - but not
later than 31 January 1997. "
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