Job: Japanese Applied Linguistics at ASU

Francis Hult francis.hult at
Fri Nov 9 16:30:48 UTC 2012

Via lgpolicy...

The School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) at Arizona State University (Tempe campus), invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or early Associate Professor in Japanese Linguistics, with an emphasis on applied linguistics and language acquisition. The appointment begins August 16, 2013. By the time of appointment the candidate must have completed a PhD in Japanese linguistics with a significant emphasis in second-language pedagogy.

The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include teaching courses on modern Japanese, directing the Japanese language program, developing a formal academic program in Japanese pedagogy, and teaching, as needed, an introductory course on linguistics. The normal teaching load will be two courses per semester.

Required qualifications include: 1) native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and English; 2) ability to teach modern Japanese at all levels; 3) evidence of capability to coordinate and direct the modern Japanese language program; and 4) ability to design a graduate program in Teaching Japanese as a Second Language.

Desired qualifications include: 1) experience mentoring and supervising teaching assistants, working knowledge of a second Asian language.

To apply, submit electronically to the following materials: 1) a current curriculum vita; 2) a letter addressed to Professor Anthony Chambers, Search Committee Chair, describing current and future research program, teaching philosophy, teaching and administrative experience, and how the applicant’s experience fits the area of expertise described above; 3) a representative writing sample; and 4) the names, positions, and contact information of three references, who will be contacted directly by academicjobsonline.

Application deadline is November 14, 2012. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue weekly until the search is closed.<>
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