14.862, Jobs: CALL: Instructor, Tohoku University, Miyagi

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Subject: 14.862, Jobs: CALL: Instructor, Tohoku University, Miyagi

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Date:  Mon, 24 Mar 2003 20:33:22 +0000
From:  fukuchi at human.is.tohoku.ac.jp
Subject:  CALL: Instructor, Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan

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Date:  Mon, 24 Mar 2003 20:33:22 +0000
From:  fukuchi at human.is.tohoku.ac.jp
Subject:  CALL: Instructor, Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan



University or Organization: Tohoku University
Department: Research Center for Higher Education
Rank of Job: Instructor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics, CALL, TESOL
Required Language(s): English (Code = ENG)


Description:

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

The Research Center for Higher Education at Tohoku University is
pleased to announce that it has the following two staff positions
available.

Position: Computer Assisted Language Learning Instructor at the
University's Research Center for Higher Education

Employment Status: Lecturer (Koushi), Three Year Contract

Position Functions:
(1) Giving guidance to individual students using CALL systems in
    preparation for English Examinations designated by the
    University's English program.
(2) Advising other English Teaching Faculty concerning the strengths
    and weaknesses of students using the University's CALL facilities and
    preparing teaching materials in accordance with students' needs.
(3) Teaching responsibilities as part of the inter-faculty English
    program, concentrating on Practical English Skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor's degree or higher in Secondary Foreign Language
           related fields or in an unrelated field with a recognized
           qualification in Teaching English as a Second or Foreign
           Language.
Experience: Classroom or related experience
Skills: Native or near-native competency in English.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with CALL systems will enhance
employment possibility.
Japanese language ability, while not required, will be considered.

Working Conditions: This position works in a classroom or office
setting primarily with freshmen and sophomores. Instructors will be
expected to be on campus for 40hrs a week during semester. Academic
research will be encouraged.

Application Deadline: May 23, 2003
Date Available: September 1, 2003
Salary: The University's pay scale for lecturers will be applied.
To Apply: Send in following documentation in English,

(1) current resume (in, where relevant, three parts covering education
    and work experience, academic publications and a summary of main
    research fields), together with a letter of application,
(2) a photograph of the applicant,
(3) a letter of reference in English or Japanese,
(4) a short explanation of teaching approach,
to:

The Dean
Research Center for Higher Education
Tohoku University
Kawauchi, Aoba-ku, Sendai
Miyagi 980-8576, JAPAN

Further inquiries prior to application may be made to:
Prof. Hajime Fukuchi
Graduate School of Information Sciences
Tohoku University
Sendai, JAPAN
FAX 022-217-4207
E-mail fukuchi at human.is.tohoku.ac.jp

Address for Applications:

	Attn: The Dean Takao Sakamoto
	Research Center for Higher Education,
	Tohoku University
	Kawauchi, Aoba-ku
	Sendai, Miyagi 980-8576
	Japan

	Applications are due by 23-May-2003


Contact Information:
	Professor Hajime Fukuchi
	Email: fukuchi at human.is.tohoku.ac.jp
	Fax: 022-217-4207
	Website: http://www.tohoku.ac.jp

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