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Job Announcement: University of Oregon

Korean; Japanese; Historical Linguistics; Language Pedagogy: Assistant Professor, University of Oregon, OR, USA

Employer: University of Oregon
East Asian Languages & Literatures
Job Location: Oregon, USA
Rank: Assistant Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Language Pedagogy
Language Specialty: Japanese
LL Issue: 21.4820
Date Submitted: 30-Nov-2010
Job Description: The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of
Oregon seeks to fill a tenure-track position in comparative Korean/Japanese
linguistics at the assistant professor level. The area of specialization is
open; however, since the department is building a new program in East Asian
linguistics, preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated
scholarship in historical linguistics and competence in teaching language
pedagogy courses. The successful candidate will oversee the development of
our Korean language program as well as teach linguistics courses at the
undergraduate and graduate levels. Required are a Ph.D. in an appropriate
discipline by the time of the appointment, and native or near-native
fluency in English as well as Korean or Japanese. Priority will be given to
those applicants who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and
originality of research. For more info please see the position announcement

Applicants should provide a letter indicating approach to scholarship and
foreign language teaching, CV, writing sample, and three letters of
recommendation. All materials should be submitted online at the
application URL below. The committee will begin considering completed
application files on January 5, 2011 and will continue until a hire is
made. Queries may be emailed to Dr. Kaori Idemaru at the email address below.

EO/AA/ADA institution committed to cultural diversity.
Application Deadline: 05-Jan-2011
Application URL:
Contact Information: Professor Kaori  Idemaru
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