LINGUIST List 8.907

Wed Jun 18 1997

Jobs: Spanish, Italian, English

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  1. P.A.Rowlett, Posts in Spanish and Italian

Message 1: Posts in Spanish and Italian

Date: 11 Jun 97 24:06
From: P.A.Rowlett <>
Subject: Posts in Spanish and Italian


Department of Modern Languages and
European Studies Research Institute

Lectureship in Spanish (Vacancy No.: ML/184)
Temporary lectureship in Italian (Vacancy No.: ML/185)

Lectureship in Spanish (Vacancy No.: ML/184)

Salary: GBP 16045 - 27985

We seek to appoint from September 1997 a lecturer capable of teaching Spanish
history and contemporary society and the Spanish language at all levels from
ab initio to postgraduate level. The successful candidate will be actively
involved in research in an area related to the centres of the European Studies
Research Institute (ESRI), viz. Contemporary History and Politics, LANGUAGE
AND LINGUISTICS, Literary and Cultural Studies, Policy Studies. ESRI was
awarded a grade of 5A in the 1996 Research Assessment Exercise. It is
anticipated that the successful candidate will have at least a near-native
command of Spanish, and native speakers are encouraged to apply. He/she
will be expected to participate fully in the teaching and administrative
responsibilities of the Spanish Section and the Department as a whole.

Temporary lectureship in Italian (Vacancy No.: ML/185)

Salary: GBP 16045 - 21016

We seek to appoint from September 1997 an experienced lecturer for a ten
month period who is capable of teaching all areas of Italian language,
including translation into English. The successful candidate will be flexible
enough to adapt to changing patterns of study in Higher Education and will
also be expected to carry out an appropriate amount of sectional and/or
departmental administration.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Richard Towell, Head of Department
of Modern Languages (Tel: +44 (0) 161 295 5648, E-mail: R.J.Towellmod-lang. or to Professor Geoffrey Harris, Director of European Studies
Research Institute (Tel: +44 (0) 161 295 5275, E-mail: G.T.Harrismod-lang.

Further details and an application form may be obtained from the Personnel
Office (Tel: +44 (0) 161 295 2121 - 24 hour answering service). Completed
forms to be returned to this office by 23 June 1997 quoting the appropriate
reference number.

The University is committed to excellence in higher education, teaching
and research.

The University aims to ensure that no student, member of staff or applicant:
(a) receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, colour,
ethnic or national origin, socio-economic background, disability, religious
or political beliefs, family circumstances, sexual orientation or other
irrelevant distinction;
(b) is shown to be disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot
be shown to be justifiable.


 Applied Linguistics/Sociolinguistics at Hiroshima Shudo Univeisty, Japan

 Associate Professor/Lecturer in English Language

Applications are invited for a permanent position in the Department of
English Language and Literature, Faculty of Humanities and Sciences,
Hiroshima Shudo University, Hiroshima, Japan, starting April 1, 1998. 

The successful applicant will initially be expected to teach Oral English,
Grammar, and Composition at undergraduate level, in addition to other
courses offered by the department. The ability to make major contributions
to teaching, supervision, and research is looked for, as well as to foster
good relations with students. Experience in curriculum development and test
development would be advantageous.

Preference will be given to a candidate who has (a) native-speaker
competency in English, (b) substantial teaching experience in EFL contexts,
and (c) research interests in a relevant area of Applied Linguistics or
Sociolinguistics. Holders of an MA, M.Ed., or higher in TEFL/TESL are
strongly urged to apply. 

The university offers a generous package of benefits, with salary being
dependent on age, qualifications, and experience. Subsidized housing is
also available. 

The following materials should be submitted (deadline Sept. 30, 1997): (a)
a CV with photograph and a list of publications, (b) copies of
publications, (c) copies of degrees, (d) a recent medical report, (e) three
letters of recommendation, and (f) a five-minute tape giving a
self-introduction and the candidate's approach to teaching English. 

The above materials should be sent to Professor Izumi Morikawa, Dean of the
Faculty of Humanities & Sciences, Hiroshima Shudo University, 1717 Ozuka,
Numata-cho, Asaminami-ku, Hiroshima 731-31, Japan. 

Prof. Malcolm Benson, tel. +81-(0)82-830-1173, 
 e-mail <> 

or Personnel Division, +81-(0)82-830-1105, Fax: +81-(0)82-830-1325. 
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