LINGUIST List 24.4463

Sat Nov 09 2013

Jobs: General Ling; Syntax: Assoc Prof, Hiroshima University

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Date: 08-Nov-2013
From: Sosei Aniya <>
Subject: General Linguistics; Syntax: Associate Professor, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima City, Japan
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University or Organization: Hiroshima University Department: Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences Job Location: Higashi-Hiroshima City, Japan Web Address:
Job Rank: Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Syntax


Position: Associate Professor (tenure position
Starting Date: April 1, 2014.

Qualifications and Requirements:- Native speaker of English
- A good command of Japanese is desirable but not required
- Ph.D. in a relevant field of Linguistics or equivalent academic achievements required
- Relevant teaching and research experience

Area of Specialization:Linguistics, syntax, syntax-oriented interface.

Teaching Duties and Responsibilities:The appointee will be required to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to provide MA and PhD thesis supervision.Graduate School: Linguistics Interface.Undergraduate School (Special Subjects): Language and Linguistics, Introduction to Syntactic Theory, and related subjects.Undergraduate School (General Education Subjects): General education English (Communication I, II, III).

Documents Required:- Curriculum Vitae (including recent photograph)
- A list of academic achievements (Please check 5 major works)
- Hard copies (original or offprint publications) of the five checked works (with a summary in English for each of the five major works in 200 words) are required and MUST be included with the application
- Additional hard copies with summaries of publications may be required
- A one-page statement of teaching experience on either letter size or A4 paper
- A one-page statement of your future research interests on either letter size or A4 paper

All these documents should be in English. Names and contact information of three persons from whom references may be sought. In addition, applicants are requested to submit ALL documents in Word 2007/2010/2013 or PDF files on a CD-ROM or a USB memory stick, in addition to the hardcopies outlined above.

Deadline for receipt of applications and supporting documents: 20 December, 2013.

The overall screening process takes about 1 month starting from the time of the deadline for applications. Applicants in the pre-final screening stage may be asked to come to Hiroshima University for an interview (travel fees and accommodations provided (some restrictions may apply)) and/or on the internet using Skype. Final face-to-face interviews will be held at Hiroshima University on approximately January 18th, 2014. Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used only for recruitment purposes.

Applications should be sent to Prof. Mitsunobu Yoshida at the application address below.

Further information may be obtained from Prof. Sosei Aniya or Prof. Peter M. Skaer at the contact information below.
Phone: (Int)+81-82-424-6438 (Prof. Aniya)/6440 (Prof. Skaer)

“Please mark on the envelope Studies of Human Cultures Department Application (Linguistics).”

Application Deadline: 20-Dec-2013 Mailing Address for Applications:
Dean Mitsunobu Yoshida Hiroshima University 1-7-1 Kagamiyama Higashi-Hiroshima City 739-8521 Japan Contact Information:
Professors Sosei Aniya Email: Phone: +81-82-424-6438 Fax: +81-82-424-0752

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