LINGUIST List 25.5222

Sat Dec 20 2014

Jobs: Japanese; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Indiana University

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 19-Dec-2014
From: Deb Speer <>
Subject: Japanese; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Indiana University
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University or Organization: Indiana University
Department: East Asian Languages and Culture
Job Location: Indiana, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor in Japanese Language Studies

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)


The Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures in the School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for a tenure-track position as assistant professor in Japanese Language Studies. The field of specialization includes, but is not limited to, language education, second language studies, or linguistics broadly defined. The appointment begins August 1, 2015.

Candidates must have the Ph.D. at time of appointment. The successful candidate will have a productive research record with clear potential for scholarly excellence, as well as a strong commitment to language teaching. She or he will also demonstrate a commitment to research, teaching, and program development within the Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures, as well as the School of Global and International Studies. Required qualifications include native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and English, and the ability to oversee the department’s Japanese language program and represent its interests within and beyond the institution. Teaching responsibilities will include one level of the Japanese-language sequence and undergraduate and graduate courses in support of the department’s language and culture curriculum.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Application materials, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, philosophy, teaching evaluations, a writing sample, and three academic letters of reference should be submitted online at the application website below. Inquiries and any hard copy submissions can be directed to Japanese Search Committee at the address below or electronically at the application email below. Applications received by January 30, 2015 are assured full consideration, but we will accept applications until the position is filled.

Application Deadline: 30-Jun-2015 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Japanese Search Committee Deb Speer
Indiana University
Goodbody Hall 250
1011 E. Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47405-7005
Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Japanese Search Committee Deb Speer
Phone: 812-855-5339
Fax: 812-855-6402

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