LINGUIST List 27.1982

Mon May 02 2016

Internships: Applied Ling: Writing Center Internship: Hiroshima University/Japan

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 01-May-2016
From: Nori Miyokawa <>
Subject: Hiroshima University Writing Center Internship
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University or Organization: Hiroshima University
Department: Research Plannning Office
Web Address:

Type of Work: Teaching

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Duration: 22-Aug-2016 to 21-Feb-2017
Compensation: Paid: 175,000 JPY (after tax)
Internship Location: Higashi-Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken, Japan
Minimum Education Level: MA
Special Qualifications: - Experiences in advising academic writing; Writing tutor experience at a writing center or similar program in a university preferred - Excellent oral and written communication skills in English required, proficiency in Japanese is an advantage - M.A. or above in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Literature, Humanities, Rhetoric and Composition, or Scientific and Technical Writing preferred - Proficiency in the use of MS Office applications skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) required - The ability to coordinate activities and events - Presentation and public speaking skills

The Writing Advisor Fellow will provide consultation about academic writing in English, such as drafts for academic journals and proposal abstract drafts for international conferences and also to plan, organize, and lead seminars and workshops related to improving Hiroshima University faculty members’ academic writing and presentations.

Application Deadline: 31-May-2016

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr Norifumi Miyokawa

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