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LINGUIST List 19.171

Tue Jan 15 2008

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc/Full Prof, University of Aizu

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        1.    Ian Wilson, Applied Linguistics: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, University of Aizu, Fukushima, Japan


Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, University of Aizu, Fukushima, Japan
Date: 15-Jan-2008
From: Ian Wilson <wilsonu-aizu.ac.jp>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, University of Aizu, Fukushima, Japan
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University or Organization: University of Aizu
Department: Center for Language Research
Job Location: Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
Web Address: http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/official/index_e.html
Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


Description:

Center for Language Research, School of Computer Science and Engineering
University of Aizu, Japan

Subject:
Faculty Search
Now accepting applications for tenured positions at the Assistant,
Associate, or Full Professor level, based on qualifications.

Starting Date:
At a mutually convenient date between April 1 and October 1, 2008

Application Review Begins:
February 25, 2008

Qualifications:
- Doctorate (in hand or nearly complete), with specialization(s) in applied
linguistics, corpus linguistics, testing and assessment, technical
communication, English for science and technology, computer-assisted
language learning, or related areas.
- Scholarly publications, presentations, and professional experience
- Native or near-native English-speaker proficiency
- Ability to teach/research academic and workplace English for students,
faculty, and working professionals in computer science, IT, and related
technical/business fields

Duties:
Teach four to five courses per semester (one course meets for 90 minutes
each week), develop original innovative instruction, participate in
projects, serve on committees, conduct research, network internationally,
and publish widely

Salary:
Based on experience, qualifications, and rank assigned

Benefits:
- Subsidized furnished housing in faculty apartments within walking
distance of the university
- Large, well-equipped private office in modern building
- New-employee allowance for computer equipment
- Well-equipped, air-conditioned, high-tech classrooms
- Annual budget for research, domestic conference travel, academic
memberships, etc.
- Eligibility for one annual overseas conference trip
- Internal grant opportunities for special research projects/conferences
- Consulting and other business activities permitted
- Subsidies for special extra-curricular classes
- Winter utilities allowance
- Two bonuses per year
- Full-time employment till age 65 with retirement and health benefits
- One-way transportation costs to Aizuwakamatsu
- Shipping expense allowance
- Scenic setting close to ski and hot spring resorts, national parks,
rivers, lakes, mountains, museums, castle, historical district, shopping
- Only two and a half hours from Tokyo by train

Submission Package:
1) Cover letter
2) CV
3) Copies of two representative papers
4) Three recent letters of recommendation
5) Photocopies of university diplomas
6) URLs of any online work or educational materials

All documents should be sent to the address or email given below (hardcopy
or digital accepted).

The University of Aizu is the first university in Japan solely dedicated to
computer science and engineering. It has approximately 1,200 students at
the undergraduate and graduate level, and about half of its faculty are
non-Japanese, coming from roughly 12 different countries. The University is
officially bilingual and all official meetings/documents are
conducted/printed in both English and Japanese.

The University of Aizu is located in Aizuwakamatsu City, a historic castle
town of scenic beauty with a population of nearly 120,000. For more
information about the university, please visit our web page:
http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Yuko Kesen
Attn: CLR Faculty Selection Committee
Office of Planning and Management
University of Aizu
Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima 965-8580
Japan
Email Address for Applications: positionu-aizu.ac.jp
Contact Information:
Professor Thomas Orr
Email: t-orru-aizu.ac.jp



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