LINGUIST List 8.1512

Tue Oct 21 1997

Jobs: Japanese, Postdoc in Japan (phonology)

Editor for this issue: Elaine Halleck <>


  1. Hajime Hoji, Lecturer in Japanese Language
  2. Osamu Fujimura, postdoc in Japan, phonology-phonetics

Message 1: Lecturer in Japanese Language

Date: Mon, 20 Oct 1997 21:20:30 +0900
From: Hajime Hoji <>
Subject: Lecturer in Japanese Language

The University of Southern California invites applications for a
full-time lecturer position in Japanese language beginning the 1998-1999
academic year. The initial appointment, starting the fall semester of
1998, is for up to three years, with the possibility of renewal. The
obligations include the active involvement in curriculum development.
Preference will be given to applicants with at least an M.A. degree in
Linguistics, Language Pedagogy, or related fields. Applicants should be
capable of teaching modern Japanese at any level.

Interested candidates should send a letter of application, CV, a sample
teaching video tape demonstrating teaching ability, a statement of
teaching/research interest and three letters of recommendation by January
5th to:
 Search Committee, Japanese Language Program
 Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
 Taper Hall 226A
 University of Southern California
 Los Angeles, California 90089-0357

For more information, please contact Hajime Hoji, Japanese Language
Director via e-mail at 
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Message 2: postdoc in Japan, phonology-phonetics

Date: Tue, 21 Oct 1997 15:53:57 +0900 (JST)
From: Osamu Fujimura <>
Subject: postdoc in Japan, phonology-phonetics

There is a postdoc position. Please contact Osamu Fujimura
<> (on sabbatical leave from The Ohio State
University) for further information.

Eligibility: US citizen or permanent resident, within 10 years of PhD
(any field).

Areas: Phonology-phonetics, C/D model, syllable structure. Much
phonetic and morphological data are available on Bantu languages, but
expertise/experience on other languages is welcome.

Sponsor: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (semi-governmental)

Host: Professor Ryohei Kagaya, Institute fro the Study of Languages
and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Nishigahara 4-51-21, Kita-ku, Tokyo
[114], Japan. E-mail:

Fellowships are awarded for a period of 3-11 months commencing before March
31, 1998.
 A round-trip air ticket for the Fellow only.
 A monthly stipend of 270,000 yen.
 A monthly housing allowance not to exceed 100,000yen.
 A monthly family allowance of 50,000yen if accompanied by dependents
 A settling-in allowance of 200,000yen.
 A research/travel (domestic) allowance of 150,000yen.
 Accident and sickness insurance coverage for the Fellow only.

There may be some variation of some of the support conditions
depending on the period. Further general information of the
fellowship may be obtained from: JSPS Fellows Plaza: Telephone:
+81-3-3263 1721 Fax: +81-3-3263 1854

Osamu Fujimura
September 1, 1997 - June 30, 1998 on sabbatical leave from OSU at:
Institute for the Study of Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa,
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Nishigahara 4-51-21, Kita-ku, Tokyo [114], Japan
Telephone (office, direct): 81 (Japan) 3 (Tokyo) 5974 3714
(headquarters): 81 (Japan) 3 (Tokyo) 5974 3667
Fax: 81 (Japan) 3 (Tokyo) 5974 3838
Home address:
Asagaya-kita 1-43-7-405, Tokyo [166], Japan
Telephone: 81 (Japan) 3 (Tokyo) 3336 5309
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