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LINGUIST List 17.3260

Thu Nov 09 2006

Jobs: Eng; Jpn & Online Lang Learning Systems: Assoc Prof, Hokkaido U

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        1.    Goh Kawai, English; Japanese & Online Language Learning Systems: Assoc Prof, Hokkaido University, Hokkaido, Japan


Message 1: English; Japanese & Online Language Learning Systems: Assoc Prof, Hokkaido University, Hokkaido, Japan
Date: 07-Nov-2006
From: Goh Kawai <gohkawai.com>
Subject: English; Japanese & Online Language Learning Systems: Assoc Prof, Hokkaido University, Hokkaido, Japan


University or Organization: Hokkaido University
Department: English Language Department
Web Address: http://www.hokudai.ac.jp/lang/
Job Rank: Associate Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Online Language Learning Systems
Required Language(s): English (eng)
Japanese (jpn)

Description:

1. Position

Hokkaido University is pleased to announce one full-time tenured associate
professor position in English language teaching at the Graduate School of
Media and Communication.

2. Teaching duties

The successful applicant shall instruct English as a foreign language to
undergraduate students, with particular emphasis on developing and
operating online language learning systems. Additionally, the successful
applicant shall instruct graduate students at either the Graduate School of
Education Cooperation Chair in Multicultural Education, or at the Graduate
School of International Media, Communication and Tourism Studies.

3. Qualifications

The successful applicant shall possess at least a master's degree. A PhD is
strongly preferred.

The successful applicant shall have expertise in one or more of the
following areas: (a) English language teaching, (b) language engineering,
(c) e-learning, (d) corpus linguistics, (e) area studies, and (f)
cross-cultural communication.

The successful applicant shall preferably have expertise in one of the
following areas: (a) multicultural societies, (b) public relations and
journalism, (c) language communication, or (d) media and culture studies.

The successful applicant shall have native or near-native fluency in the
Japanese language sufficient to perform any administrative duties within
the university.

The successful applicant may be a citizen of any nation.

4. Start date

1 April 2007

5. Application materials

Enclose the material listed below. All material except publications and
letter of recommendation must be in the Japanese language. Material in
English may be attached, but may not replace material in Japanese.

(a) Curricula Vitae. Include email address.

(b) List of publications.

(c) Up to three major publications. Off-prints or photocopies are
acceptable. Attach a one-thousand-character summary in Japanese, printed on
A4 paper.

(d) Cover letter in Japanese, printed on A4 paper.

(e) One letter of recommendation.

Mail all material via certified or registered mail.

We regret we are unable to return materials unless a note requesting return
and a self-addressed stamped envelope are enclosed.

For further information, contact:

Professor Hisae Hashimoto
(primary contact, except during 17 and 26 November 2006)
+81-11-706-5374
email: hhisaeilcs.hokudai.ac.jp

Professor Kimihiro Ohno
(primary contact between 17 and 26 November 2006)
+81-11-706-5384
email: ohnoilcs.hokudai.ac.jp

Note:

The Institute of Language and Culture Studies will become reorganized as
the Graduate School of Media and Communication on 1 April 2007.

Address for Applications:
Administration Office
English Language Instructor Search Committee
Hokkaido University, Institute of Language and Culture Studies
Kita 17, Nishi 8, Kita-ku
Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-0817
Japan

Application Deadline: 05-Dec-2006
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