LINGUIST List 25.2909

Sun Jul 13 2014

Jobs: English; General Linguistics: Associate Professor, Hiroshima University

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Date: 11-Jul-2014
From: Peter Skaer <>
Subject: English; General Linguistics: Associate Professor, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
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University or Organization: Hiroshima University
Department: Studies of Human Culture Department
Job Location: Hiroshima, Japan
Web Address:
Job Title: Associate Professor

Job Rank: Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a tenure teaching position in the department. Details relating to the position, method of application and required documents are given below.

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: Studies in Linguistic Analysis. Undergraduate School (Special Subjects): Introduction to Linguistic Theory, and Linguistic Analysis. Undergraduate School (General Education Subjects): General Education English (Communication I, II, III).

Location: Studies of Human Cultures Department, Human Sciences Division, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University.

Position: Associate Professor (tenure position).

Area of Specialization: Linguistics (phonetics/phonology, syntax, semantics, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, mathematical linguistics, neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics, linguistic typology, etc.)

Native speaker of English. A basic command of Japanese is desirable. Ph.D. in a relevant field of Linguistics or equivalent academic achievements required; relevant teaching and research experience.

Submit by regular mail: Curriculum Vitae (including recent photograph); a list of academic achievements (please check 5 relevant major published works); hard copies (original or offprint publications) of the 5 major published works (with a summary 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 and research in either letter size or A4 paper; a one-page statement of your future research interests in either letter size or A4 paper, and; names and contact information of three persons from whom references may be sought. All these documents must be written in English. 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.

Application Deadline: 10-Sep-2014
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Peter Skaer
Graduate School of Integrated Arts & Sciences, Hiroshima University
1-7-1 Kagamiyama
Higashi-Hiroshima City
Higashi-Hiroshima 739-8521
Contact Information:
Professor Peter Skaer

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