LINGUIST List 31.885

Tue Mar 03 2020

Jobs: Applied Ling; Discourse Analysis; Gen Ling; Lang Acquisition; Socioling: Assistant Professor, Hiroshima University

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 03-Mar-2020
From: Takeshi Kawamoto <>
Subject: Applied Ling; Discourse Analysis; Gen Ling; Lang Acquisition; Socioling: Assistant Professor, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima, Japan
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University or Organization: Hiroshima University
Department: Writing Center
Job Location: Hiroshima, Japan
Web Address:
Job Title: A Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at the Writing Center

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


(1) Services for the Writing Center
a) Offering consultations on academic writing in English, such as drafts for academic journals and proposal abstract drafts for international conferences
b) Facilitating writing groups for assisting Hiroshima University researchers to write high quality journal papers
c) Organizing and leading seminars and workshops related to improving Hiroshima University researchers' academic writing
d) Mentoring student tutors for English
e) Contributing to the operation and management of the Writing Center in cooperation with your colleagues and staff members

(2) Teaching Responsibilities
- Undergraduate level (general education courses): Basic Academic Writing, Intermediate Academic Writing, etc.
- Graduate level (master’s programs): English Rhetoric & Writing, etc.
- Graduate level (doctoral programs): Advanced Seminar on English Rhetoric & Writing, etc.

(3) Research
a) Conducting research based on your research plan and actively present research outcomes at academic conferences and journal papers
b) Aiming to acquire external research grants such as Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research KAKENHI
c) Using data and experiences gained through the activities at Hiroshima University Writing Center for current or future research

(4) Services for Hiroshima University
a) Participating in the management of Hiroshima University, including committees at university-wide and/or school/department-level

Please be sure to submit the Application Form provided at Hiroshima University Writing Center website ( along with all other relevant application documents. The details of the position are also available here.

Application Deadline: 30-Apr-2020

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Takeshi Kawamoto

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