LINGUIST List 29.2810

Fri Jul 06 2018

Jobs: English; General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories: Associate Professor, Nagoya University

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Date: 06-Jul-2018
From: Kimi Akita <akita.kimia.mbox.nagoya-u.ac.jp>
Subject: English; General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories: Associate Professor, Nagoya University, Japan
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University or Organization: Nagoya University
Department: Department of English Linguistics
Job Location: Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Web Address: http://en.nagoya-u.ac.jp
Job Title: Associate Professor, Graduate School of Humanities, Nagoya University, Japan

Job Rank: Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories; English Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The Graduate School of Humanities, Nagoya University, Japan is pleased to announce a job opening for an Associate Professor starting from April 1, 2019. This position entails instruction at both the graduate and the undergraduate levels.

For detailed information, please read the document at the application link provided below.

Starting date: April 1, 2019.

Terms of employment:
Five years, renewable once subject to teaching and academic evaluation.

Primary responsibilities:
- To teach graduate and undergraduate courses in English linguistics (including “English Linguistics” and “Theoretical English Linguistics”) in the Department of English Linguistics in the Graduate School of Humanities.
- To teach graduate courses in English linguistics in the Global 30 Linguistics and Cultural Studies Program in the Graduate School of Humanities.
- To teach undergraduate academic English courses.
- To contribute to the research and educational projects of Nagoya University.
- To do other duties including administrative work.

Note:
The teaching load will be approximately eight 90-minute classes per week. The classes will include academic English courses in reading, writing, presentation and communication for undergraduate students of various faculties; English linguistics courses for undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of English Linguistics; and English linguistics courses for graduate international students in the Global 30 Linguistics and Cultural Studies Program. The position also involves participation in making and marking the Foreign Language (English) component of the entrance examination for Nagoya University (undergraduate programs), and student selection for the Global 30 Linguistics and Cultural Studies Program.

Application requirements:
- To have a doctoral degree.
- To have a specialization in English linguistics (e.g., syntax, semantics, morphology, or phonetics/phonology).
- To have experience of teaching English as a Foreign Language at the tertiary level for at least a year. (Experience of working as a teaching assistant can be included.)
- To be able to teach courses in English linguistics.
- To be a native-speaker of English or to have a native-speaker level of proficiency in English (both spoken and written).

Working hours and holidays:
Working hours:
Monday to Friday: 8:30-17:15 Discretionary working-hour system applicable.
Holidays:
Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, six days from December 29 to January 3, and two days in August (paid leave). In addition, faculty members are also entitled to 20 days of paid leave per calendar year.

Applicants are requested to send the documents to the application address provided below. The application documents must be sent by registered post with the words "Associate Professor Position (English Linguistics) Application Enclosed" in red on the application envelope.

Note:
All matters concerning employment by Nagoya University will be subject to the Nagoya University Employee Working Rules: http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/extra/kisoku/act/frame/frame110000115.htm. (Japanese only)

Application Deadline: 21-Sep-2018
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Jun’ichi Sakuma
The Graduate School of Humanities, Nagoya University
B4-5 (700), Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku
Nagoya, Aichi 464-8601
Japan
Web Address for Applications: http://en.nagoya-u.ac.jp/employment/upload_images/20180703_hum_2.pdf
Contact Information:
General Affairs Section of the Graduate
Email: hum_souadm.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Page Updated: 06-Jul-2018