LINGUIST List 23.567

Fri Feb 03 2012

Jobs: Japanese or Malay: Lecturers, Nanyang Technological U

Editor for this issue: Christy Bird <>

Date: 02-Feb-2012
From: Chair, Search Committee <>
Subject: Japanese or Malay; Applied Linguistics: Lecturers, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
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University or Organization: Nanyang Technological UniversityDepartment: School of Humanities and Social SciencesJob Location: SingaporeWeb Address: Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn) Malay (mly)


Nanyang Technological University, SingaporeSchool of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS)

Lecturer in Japanese or Malay (3 years renewable contract)

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang TechnologicalUniversity (NTU) is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Japanese and aLecturer in Malay in the newly established Centre for Modern Languages.Applicants who have experience in coordinating courses as well asdeveloping and using multimedia course materials will have an advantage.

We are seeking two experienced lecturers with a serious commitment toteaching Japanese or Malay to tertiary students, developing pedagogicalmaterials and incorporating technological innovations into the curriculum.

Selection Criteria:- Postgraduate qualification in a relevant area- Native or near native proficiency in written and spoken Japanese orMalay- Experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching Japanese orMalay, preferably at tertiary level- Experience in developing Japanese or Malay materials, including web-based materials- Experience with multimedia and computer-based instructionaltechnologies- Good command of English

The School currently offers electives in ten modern languages (Arabic,Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Spanish, Thai andVietnamese) and there are plans to increase the number of languagesoffered in the Centre. The Centre places great importance on enhancingthe intercultural knowledge and skills of the learners as well as theirlinguistic competence.

For further information about the current Modern Language Electives,please refer to the following website:

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application forFaculty Appointment( send your application letter, curriculum vitae (including records ofinnovative curriculum development and teaching experience), teachingstatement, and the names and contact details of at least three referees tothe application address, application email address, or fax number below.

Enquiries about the position can be addressed to:ChairSearch Committee for Lectureship in Japanese/MalayCentre for Modern LanguagesSchool of Humanities and Social SciencesNanyang Technological University, SingaporeEmail: Fax: (65) 6791 9340

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