LINGUIST List 14.1386

Thu May 15 2003

Jobs: English Linguistics: Asst Prof, Mie University

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  1. unoh, English Linguistics: Asst Prof, Mie University, Mie, Japan

Message 1: English Linguistics: Asst Prof, Mie University, Mie, Japan

Date: Thu, 15 May 2003 02:56:47 +0000
From: unoh <>
Subject: English Linguistics: Asst Prof, Mie University, Mie, Japan

University or Organization: Mie University
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics, English Linguistics
Required Language(s): Japanese (Code= JPN)


The Division of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Humanities
and Social Sciences, Mie University announces a tenure-track position
(three-year contract (renewable) without Japanese citizenship) at the
assistant/associate professor level, beginning April 1, 2004.

1. Teaching:

(i) English skill courses in the university-wide ESL curriculum
(ii) Undergraduate and graduate (MA) English Linguistics and
 Linguistics related courses

2. Rank: Associate/assistant professor

3. Qualifications:

 A prospective candidate must
(i) specialize in English Linguistics or Applied Linguistics,
(ii) have a Ph.D. (preferred), or at least an MA with teaching and/or
 research experiences for two years after receiving the degree,
(iii) have a strong research profile to teach at the graduate level,
(iv) be proficient in Japanese, if s/he is a native speaker of
(v) and be capable of coordinating the university-wide ESL curriculum
 with part-time lecturers whose native language is English, if
 s/he is a native speaker of English.

4. Required documents (either in English or in Japanese):

(i) Curriculum vitae (a photo attached)
(ii) List of publications, oral presentations and others (list them
 under respective categories)
(iii) A copy of the five selected publications
(iv) An abstract for each of those five selected publications (200
 words/abstract in English, or 400 characters/abstract in
(v) An essay stating your aspirations for research and teaching (two
 pages, double-spaced on A4 in English, or 1,500 characters in
(vi) A statement of your proficiency in Japanese, if you are a
 non-native speaker of Japanese.

5. Starting date: April 1, 2004

6. Deadline: Application materials must arrive by July 22, 2003.

7. Send your application materials in recorded mail (write ''English
faculty position application materials enclosed'' in red on the
envelope) to:

	 Prof. Teiji Watanabe
	 Dean, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
	 Mie University
	 1515 Kamihama, Tsu
	 Mie 514-8507

8. Please enclose a self-addressed return envelope for the application

9. The successful candidate will be expected to reside in or near the
city of Tsu.

Mie University is a national, comprehensive university and is
approximately a one-hour train ride from Nagoya.

Contact Prof. Shin'ichi Unoh at for informal

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Prof. Teiji Watanabe
	Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, 
	Mie University
	1515 Kamihama
	Tsu, Mie 514-8507
	Applications are due by 22-Jul-2003

Contact Information:
	Prof. Shin'ichi Unoh
	Tel: +81-59-231-9139
	Fax: +81-59-231-9147

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