LINGUIST List 8.541

Fri Apr 18 1997

Jobs: Japanese, Finno-Ugric Studies

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  1. Yuki Johnson, Japanese Language Lecturer
  2. H.J. Sasse, Finno-Ugric Studies

Message 1: Japanese Language Lecturer

Date: Fri, 18 Apr 1997 10:04:28 -0400 (EDT)
From: Yuki Johnson <>
Subject: Japanese Language Lecturer

University of Michigan
Department of Asian Languages and Cultures
seeks cndidates for
Japanese Language Lecturer

The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, invites applications for a two year
lecturer position in Japanese language beginning September 1, 1997. Native
or near-native fluency in Japanese and excellent command of English are
required. Preference is given to applicants with an M.A. Degree or higher
in Linguistics, Foreign Language Education, or TESOL/TESL, and with
experience at the college level teaching Japanese to English-speaking
students using various teaching techniques. Candidates with experience
teaching at a variety of levels and with knowledge of proficiency-oriented
instruction are especially welcome, as are those with ability or experience
in Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) and/or computer programming.

We seek energetic, collaborative candidates with innovative ideas about
teaching language in a large university setting. Interested candidates
should send a letter of application, CV, and three letters of
recommendation no later than May 15th to:

Japanese Lecturer Search Committee
Deparment of Asian Languages and Cultures
University of Michigan
3070 Frieze Bldg.,
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1285.

The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory/Affirmative Action employer.

For detailed information, contact Yuki Johnson, Japanese Language
Coordinator. E-mail: or phone: 313-747-2091.
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Message 2: Finno-Ugric Studies

Date: Fri, 18 Apr 1997 17:13:54 +0200
From: H.J. Sasse <Hj.SasseUni-Koeln.DE>
Subject: Finno-Ugric Studies


The Philosophical Faculty of the University of Cologne announces the 
opening of a position for a


The candidate should have a primary specialization in Finnish 
Linguistics (preferably including further languages of the Baltic-Finnic 
group) as well as in Finnish Literature and Area Studies.
Responsibilities: Undergraduate and graduate teaching in Finnish 
Language and Literature, languages of the Baltic-Finnic group, 
Finno-Ugric Linguistics, Finnish Area Studies; student advisement, 
scholarly research; and Faculty committee assignments. A strong 
commitment to designing a study program and an official curriculum 
during the establishing phase of the new branch of Finno-Ugric studies 
at the University of Cologne is essential.
Qualifications: Ph.D. and "habilitation" (or equivalent qualification) 
in Finnish and/or Finno-Ugric Studies, pedagogical ability, sufficient 
proficiency in the German language. The candidate should preferably be a 
native speaker of one of the Baltic-Finnic languages (Finnish, 

Candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of 
publications, list of courses taught, and documents on academic degrees 
and titles to the following address:

Dekan der Philosophischen Fakultaet der Universitaet zu Koeln, 
Albertus-Magnus-Platz, D-50923 Koeln.

The University of Cologne is an EO employer.
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