LINGUIST List 14.862

Tue Mar 25 2003

Jobs: CALL: Instructor, Tohoku University, Miyagi

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  1. fukuchi, CALL: Instructor, Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan

Message 1: CALL: Instructor, Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan

Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2003 20:33:22 +0000
From: fukuchi <>
Subject: CALL: Instructor, Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan

University or Organization: Tohoku University
Department: Research Center for Higher Education
Rank of Job: Instructor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics, CALL, TESOL
Required Language(s): English (Code = ENG)



The Research Center for Higher Education at Tohoku University is
pleased to announce that it has the following two staff positions
Position: Computer Assisted Language Learning Instructor at the
University's Research Center for Higher Education
Employment Status: Lecturer (Koushi), Three Year Contract
Position Functions: 
(1) Giving guidance to individual students using CALL systems in
 preparation for English Examinations designated by the
 University's English program.
(2) Advising other English Teaching Faculty concerning the strengths
 and weaknesses of students using the University's CALL facilities and
 preparing teaching materials in accordance with students' needs.
(3) Teaching responsibilities as part of the inter-faculty English
 program, concentrating on Practical English Skills.
Minimum Qualifications: 

Education: Bachelor's degree or higher in Secondary Foreign Language
 related fields or in an unrelated field with a recognized
 qualification in Teaching English as a Second or Foreign
Experience: Classroom or related experience 
Skills: Native or near-native competency in English. 
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with CALL systems will enhance
employment possibility.
Japanese language ability, while not required, will be considered. 
Working Conditions: This position works in a classroom or office
setting primarily with freshmen and sophomores. Instructors will be
expected to be on campus for 40hrs a week during semester. Academic
research will be encouraged.
Application Deadline: May 23, 2003 
Date Available: September 1, 2003 
Salary: The University's pay scale for lecturers will be applied. 
To Apply: Send in following documentation in English, 

(1) current resume (in, where relevant, three parts covering education
 and work experience, academic publications and a summary of main
 research fields), together with a letter of application,
(2) a photograph of the applicant, 
(3) a letter of reference in English or Japanese,
(4) a short explanation of teaching approach,

The Dean 
Research Center for Higher Education 
Tohoku University 
Kawauchi, Aoba-ku, Sendai 
Miyagi 980-8576, JAPAN 
Further inquiries prior to application may be made to:
Prof. Hajime Fukuchi
Graduate School of Information Sciences
Tohoku University
Sendai, JAPAN
FAX 022-217-4207

Address for Applications:

	Attn: The Dean Takao Sakamoto
	Research Center for Higher Education, 
	Tohoku University
	Kawauchi, Aoba-ku
	Sendai, Miyagi 980-8576
	Applications are due by 23-May-2003

Contact Information:
	Professor Hajime Fukuchi
	Fax: 022-217-4207
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