Job Opening: Japanese linguistics, assistant professor

job opening - 5Institution:        Emory University, Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures
Location:          Georgia, United States
Position:           Assistant Professor, Japanese Linguistics

The Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures (REALC) at Emory University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Japanese Language and Linguistics beginning fall 2015. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Japanese linguistics by time of appointment and possess native or near-native proficiency in both Japanese and English. Specialists in sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, second language acquisition, language pedagogy or related fields are especially welcome to apply. Experience teaching at the college level is required; candidates with expertise in program leadership, curriculum development, assessment and/or mentoring novice teachers will receive special consideration. Familiarity with technology in teaching is desirable. The successful candidate will teach two courses per semester in Japanese language and linguistics, and also work collaboratively with colleagues in Emory’s Programs in Linguistics and East Asian Studies. Interest in interdisciplinary research and teaching is encouraged.


Please send a letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation and a research sample to Dr. Julia C. Bullock, Chair, Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Emory University, 532 Kilgo Circle, Atlanta GA, 30322. Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer.  Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2014. Applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration.


Dr. Julia Bullock

Chair, Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures,

532 Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322



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Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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