LINGUIST List 8.1502

Sat Oct 18 1997

Jobs: Japanese, English Ling

Editor for this issue: James German <>


  1. MAKI, Japanese
  2. Marilyn Silva, English Ling

Message 1: Japanese

Date: Fri, 17 Oct 1997 18:22:31 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Japanese

 The Department of Japanese Studies at Salem-Teikyo
 University invites applications for a temporary
 assistant professor or instructor of Japanese for the
 five months from January 1, 1998 to May 30, 1998. The
 duty is to teach elementary Japanese (Japanese 1 and 2)
 to American students. Applicants must have native
 fluency in Japanese and an MA in the relevant fields.
 Yaruki no aru kata, mattemasu! (This December about 20
 students are going to Chicago to take the Japanese
 Proficiency Test provided by the Japan Foundation.) 
 Send a letter of application, vita, and the names of
 three references to:

 Hideki Maki
 Department of Japanese Studies
 Salem-Teikyo University
 Salem, WV 26426-0500 U.S.A. 
 Tel: 304-782-5587 
 Fax: 304-782-5543

 Call or e-mail me before you apply for the position.
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Message 2: English Ling

Date: Sat, 18 Oct 1997 11:22:44 -0700 (PDT)
From: Marilyn Silva <>
Subject: English Ling

Position No. 98-99 LINGUISTICS-TT

THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, Hayward occupies 342
acres in the Hayward hills overlooking San Francisco Bay. Cal State
Hayward's central Bay Area location provides easy access to museums,
art galleries, aquariums, planetariums, theaters, sports events, and
concerts. Its proximity to both the Pacific Ocean and the Sierra
Nevada Mountains offers recreational diversion as well as excellent
laboratories for educational studies. The University has approximately
13,000 students and 600 faculty, and a library that contains over one
million items, accessible on-line. Organized into four schools--Arts,
Letters, and Social Sciences; Business and Economics; Education and
Allied Studies; and Science--the University offers bachelor's degrees
in 40 fields and master's degrees in 23, as well as special majors.
Additional programs lead to teaching and other credentials. CSUH also
operates a second campus in nearby Contra Costa County, which provides
full instructional support for over 2,500 upper division and graduate

THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of English strives to provide a
rigorous, stimulating, and rewarding education to students living in
an increasingly diverse society. Our programs introduce a challenging
multi-cultural curriculum that incorporates cross-disciplinary
education. Serving over 250 undergraduates, the English major consists
of a core curriculum and options in British and American literature;
the emergent literature of women, gay people, and ethnic and cultural
minorities; language and discourse; creative writing; and
interdisciplinary studies. We offer the Master of Arts degree in
Literature and the Master of Arts degree in Teaching English to
Speakers of Other Languages. A major responsibility of the Department
is the teaching of writing. In addition to general education writing
courses, we offer all levels of composition, including developmental,
creative, and on-line writing courses. Our graduate offerings include
seminars in composition theory and writing across the curriculum. To
learn more about the position and the department, visit our website at; click on Schools and Departments under "Academic

DUTIES OF THE POSITION: The normal teaching load is nine courses a
year (three four-unit courses each quarter for three quarters each
year). The successful applicant will teach courses in English grammar
and in the study of language (introduction to linguistics), and may be
asked to teach courses in phonology, semantics, and other specialized
topics in linguistics, including courses in the Department's M.A.
TESOL program. He/she should expect to participate in the grading of
M.A. examinations, the supervision of M.A. theses in his/her field of
expertise, and in student advising and other activities appropriate to
a member of an academic department. Please note that teaching
assignments at California State University, Hayward include courses at
both the Hayward and Contra Costa campuses.

RANK AND SALARY: Assistant Professor. Hiring classification and salary
are dependent upon educational preparation and experience. Subject to
budgetary authorization.

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: September 1, 1998.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must hold the Ph.D. in Linguistics or in
English with a concentration in language or linguistics. They must be
knowledgeable about nonformal and formal approaches to syntax and
semantics. Some knowledge of computer-assisted language learning and
language assessment and testing is desirable. Candidates must
demonstrate a willingness and ability to instruct, advise, and mentor
students of diverse backgrounds and abilities. To be recommended for
tenure, the successful applicant must demonstrate satisfactory
performance in the areas of teaching; research and scholarship;
service to the university, the profession, and the community.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 1, 1997. The position will be
considered open until filled. Please submit a letter of application; a
complete and current vita; graduate transcripts; copies of major
publications; and three letters of recommendation or an up-dated
placement file to:

 Jacob Fuchs, Chair
 Department of English
 California State University, Hayward
 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.
 Hayward, CA 94542
 Office Phone No. (510) 885-3151
 Office Fax No. (510) 885-4797
 E-Mail Address:

Note: California State University, Hayward, hires only individuals
lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of
employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating
the appointee's identity and eligibility to work, in accordance with
the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

CSUH is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the
basis of age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation,
or disability. The University is committed to the principles of
diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning
environment for its diverse student body.
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