LINGUIST List 21.3968

Fri Oct 08 2010

Jobs: Japanese; General Linguistics: Asst Prof, U of Kansas

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        1.    Maggie Childs, Japanese; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, KS, USA

Message 1: Japanese; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, KS, USA
Date: 07-Oct-2010
From: Maggie Childs <>
Subject: Japanese; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, KS, USA
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University or Organization: University of Kansas Department: East Asian Languages and Cultures Job Location: Kansas, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)


Assitant Professor of Japanese: Tenure-track faculty position expected tobegin as early as August 18, 2011. The successful candidate is expected toteach and advise in the undergraduate and graduate programs in Japanese, aswell as train, supervise, and coordinate graduate teaching assistants inthe Japanese language program, conduct a program of research in languagepedagogy, linguistics, literature or related field, and provideprofessional service.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. or ABD in Japanese language pedagogy,linguistics, literature or related field expected by start date ofappointment; native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and English;demonstrated ability to teach Japanese language at all levels; experienceteaching Japanese language at the college level; and familiarity withcontemporary Japan and willingness to direct a summer study program inJapan. Preferred Qualifications: Specialization in second languageacquisition or applied linguistics; and a record of research andpublication in linguistics, language pedagogy, literature, or relatedfield. For additional information and to apply on-line, go to the URL belowand search for position 00002924. Upload letter of application, c.v., andlist of 3 references. In addition, applicants must arrange to have agraduate transcript and three letters of recommendation that evaluatescholarly potential/achievement and teaching sent to the address below.Review of completed applications will begin December 1, 2010, and continuesas long as needed to identify a qualified pool. The successful candidatefor the position must be eligible to work in the U.S. prior to the start ofthe appointment. EO/AA Employer.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Maggie Childs, Chair Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures 1445 Jayhawk Blvd, 2118 Wescoe Hall The University of Kansas Lawrence, KS 66045-7594 USA Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Maggie Childs Email: Phone: 7858649128

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