LINGUIST List 8.1399

Wed Oct 1 1997

Jobs: Japanese-CSU, Syntax-U Rochester

Editor for this issue: Martin Jacobsen <>


  1. Yoko Pusavat, Japanese-CSU
  2. Roberta Colon, Syntax-U Rochester

Message 1: Japanese-CSU

Date: Sat, 27 Sep 1997 20:30:16 +0000
From: Yoko Pusavat <>
Subject: Japanese-CSU

Asian and Asian American Studies
Tenure-Track Faculty Opening

POSITION: Assistant or Associate Professor (Japanese)

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 24, 1998

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D./Ed.D at the time of appointment for
Assistant Professorship; doctorate and appropriate evidence of
teaching and scholarly and creative activity for Associate
Professorship. Appointment at the Associate Professor level possible
with clearly demonstrable teaching and research experience
commensurate with such an appointment. Candidates must have native or
near native language competency, as well as substantial knowledge and
appreciation of the target language culture. Ability to communicate
effectively with an ethnically and culturally diverse community.

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Expertise in the fields of second
language acquisition, foreign language education, applied linguistics,
and/or Japanese literature. Candidates with training and experience
in language teaching, methodology and technology will be given
preference. Also preferred are candidates who have conceptual
knowledge of the language and basic understanding of the principles of
linguistics and language acquisition. Expertise in writing grant
proposals and a record of receiving grants.

DUTIES: The appointee's normal teaching load will be 12 units per
semester. He/she is responsible to teach all levels of Japanese
courses and to develop new curriculum in accordance with his/her
specialization and expertise. He/she may also teach courses in Asian
Studies and/or Asian American Studies. The person chosen will also be
expected to contribute to the department (1) through regular research
and publication and (2) by participation in departmental and
universitywide activities.

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with academic rank and professional
	$37,140--$55,164 annually.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: Letter of application addressing
qualifications; Resume; Three letters of recommendation; Transcript
from institution awarding highest degree.

(Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the
United States. This proof must be provided prior to employment at the
University. An appointment is not final until proof is provided.)

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED (or recruitment canceled). Review of
applications to begin January 1, 1998. Applications, required
documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:
Professor Akira Miyazaki, Chair, Search Committee Department of Asian
and Asian American Studies California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard Long Beach, CA 90840-1002

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state
law, CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse
population can live, and work, in an atmosphere of tolerance,
civility, and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each
individual, without regard to economic status, ethnic background,
political views, sexual orientation, or other personal characteristics
or beliefs.

California State University, Long Beach, in compliance with the Civil
Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI and Title VII), Title IX of the Education
Amendments of 1972, the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, and the Americans
with Disabilities Act of 1990, does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex, handicap, or
age in any of its policies, procedures, or practices; nor does CSULB
discriminate on the basis of marital status or sexual orientation.
This discrimination policy covers all CSULB programs and activities,
including employment.

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Message 2: Syntax-U Rochester

Date: Tue, 30 Sep 1997 14:47:47 -0500
From: Roberta Colon <>
Subject: Syntax-U Rochester

The Department of Linguistics, in conjunction with the Center for the
Sciences of Language, is searching for a faculty member with a primary
specialization in syntax. We encourage applications from all schools
of syntactic theory, as well as candidates with interests in
computation, typology, and language contact. A Ph.D. and an
established record of excellence in teaching and research is required.
We especially encourage applicants interested in actively contributing
to a strong interdisciplinary training and research community. The
faculty member will teach graduate and undergraduate courses in
linguistics, and supervise graduate students with research interests
in linguistics, computational linguistics, and psycholinguistics.
 	Applicants should send a vita, articles and three letters of
reference to the Syntax Search Committee, Department of Linguistics,
Lattimore Hall, University of Rochester, RC Box 270096, Rochester, NY
14627-0096. For fullest consideration, applications should be
received by December 15, l997. We are primarily targeting the search
at junior candidates; however, outstanding candidates at the Associate
Professor level are also encouraged to apply.
	The University of Rochester is an equal opportunity employer:
Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly
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