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LINGUIST List 25.1612

Sat Apr 05 2014

Jobs: Japanese; Applied Ling; General Ling: Instructor, University of Saskatchewan

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>

Date: 03-Apr-2014
From: Veronika Makarova <v.makarovausask.ca>
Subject: Japanese; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Instructor, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Saskatchewan
Department: Religion and Culture
Job Location: Saskatchewan, Canada
Web Address: http://artsandscience.usask.ca/religion/
Job Title: Japanese Language Instructor

Job Rank: Instructor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)

Description:

The Department of Religion and Culture, College of Arts and Science, University of Saskatchewan, invites applications for a one year term appointment at the rank of Instructor (current base salary of $56,055) with primary specialization in the area of Japanese Linguistics and Japanese language teaching, commencing as soon as the position can be filled in, between 1 July and 1 September, 2014.

The successful candidate should have significant graduate level training in Japanese language teaching and Linguistics. Demonstrated excellence in teaching will be preferred. Competence in Applied Linguistics, and an interest in collaborative interdisciplinary teaching and research are assets.

The responsibilities of the position include teaching 15 cu, five three credit unit classes per academic year. Classes to be taught may include JPNS (Japanese) 113.3 Introductory Japanese I, JPNS 117.3 Introductory Japanese II, JPNS 233.3 Popular Culture and Cinema in Japan, and upper level classes in Japanese Studies and Linguistics in the area of the candidate’s specialization or research interest.

The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of about 20,000. The university is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities.

The College of Arts & Science offers a dynamic combination of programs in the humanities and fine arts, the social sciences and the sciences. There are over 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students in the College and 325 faculty, including 12 Canada Research Chairs. The College emphasizes student and faculty research, interdisciplinary programs, community outreach and international opportunities.

Interested candidates should apply by May 1, 2014 with a complete dossier including CV, a statement of teaching and research interests, peer and student evaluations of teaching if available, three letters of reference, copies of publications/writing samples, and other pertinent information to Dr. Veronika Makarova at the application address below.

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application Deadline: 01-May-2014
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr Veronika Makarova
Department of Religion and Culture College of Arts and Science
University of Saskatchewan ARTS buiding, room 919,
9 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A5
Canada
Email Address for Applications: v.makarovausask.ca
Contact Information:
Dr Veronika Makarova
Email: v.makarovausask.ca
Phone: (1)-306-966-5641

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