LINGUIST List 8.1376

Sat Sep 27 1997

Jobs: Japanese Language, Phonetics/Phonology

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  1. Nakamura Akira, Position in Japanese Language
  2. Garland D Bills, Phonetics/Phonology

Message 1: Position in Japanese Language

Date: Fri, 26 Sep 1997 23:18:38 +0100
From: Nakamura Akira <>
Subject: Position in Japanese Language

The Japanese Language Center for International Students at Tokyo
University of Foreign Studies invites applications for a position for a
Japanese language instructor at the rank of Senior Lecturer ("Sennin
Kooshi"), with specialization in Japanese linguistics, Japanese language
education or linguistics, starting in April of 1998. An M.A. is
required. The successful candidate must be able to teach Japanese to
international students without any previous Japanese instruction.

The Japanese Language Center for International Students is an
educational and research institute of Tokyo University of Foreign
Studies. The Center serves the academic needs of international students
on Monbusho (Japan's Ministry of Education) scholarships and provides
assistance to public institutions for their Japanese language programs.

For those that have Web browers capable of Japanese-language texts,
please see more information at

For those without such browers, please contact Nakamura Akira at for more details. 

Nakamura Akira:
Japanese Language Center for International Students,
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
5-10-1 Sumiyoshi-cho, Fuchu-shi
Tokyo 183 JAPAN
Tel: +81-423-65-0311
Fax: +81-423-68-0393
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Message 2: Phonetics/Phonology

Date: Fri, 26 Sep 1997 13:02:09 -0700 (PDT)
From: Garland D Bills <>
Subject: Phonetics/Phonology

Linguistics position: Phonetics/Phonology

The Department of Linguistics at the University of New Mexico seeks
applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor position beginning
August 17, 1998, pending budgetary approval.

Minimum qualifications: specialization in phonetics and phonology; Ph.D.
by date of appointment; program of research that is consistent with the
functional and cognitive orientation of the Department.

Desirable qualifications: expertise in experimental phonetics or
phonology; established record of research; research involving a language
area of focal interest to the Department (Native American
language--especially of the Southwest, a signed language, or Spanish);
ability to contribute to core curriculum teaching; ability to communicate
effectively with students and colleagues.

Interested candidates should send a letter of application detailing how
they meet the position description, a curriculum vitae, samples of papers
or publications, and names of three referees who have been asked to send
letters of recommendation directly to the committee.

All application materials must be received by December 15, 1997. Send
materials to:
		Search Committee
		Department of Linguistics
		Humanities 526
		University of New Mexico
		Albuquerque, NM 87131-1196

E-mail inquiries may be sent to Professor Joan Bybee, chair of the Search
Committee, at

The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
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