Full-Time Limited-Term Teaching Position in Language Education
Fukuoka University, Language Education and Research Center

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Call for Applications for Full-Time Limited-Term Teaching Position
Fukuoka University
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Language Education and Research Center
Institution type
Private university
Content of job information

[Explanation of institution (recruitment background, institution details, explanation of project, etc.)]
The Language Education and Research Center conducts foreign-language courses related to general education, and develops programs to foster language learning.

[Job details (duties, subject responsible for, etc.)]
English language courses for general education (8 classes per week at 90 minutes per class)

[Address of work location and other information]
8-19-1, Nanakuma Jonan-ku, Fukuoka 814-0180, Japan

[Number of positions]
4 instructors (English), full-time limited-contract lecturer

[Starting date]

Research field
Job type
Associate Professor/Lecturer (full-time) level
Employment status
Full-time. First contract is for 3 years, limited to a maximum of 8 years total.
Work location
Kyushu and Okinawa district - Fukuoka  

1. Applicant must be a native English speaker.
2. Applicant must have a minimum of a Master's degree (from an accredited university).
3. An applicant with a TESL, TEFL, TESOL, or CELTA certification is preferred.
4. An applicant with at least two years of teaching experience in Japan is preferred.
5. An applicant with at least two academic research publications (not including Master's thesis) is preferred.


According to payment rules of Fukuoka University (about 340,000 yen per month before taxes).
Inclusion in the national health insurance program.
Commutation expenses.
(For research budgets and other remuneration, please see the attached file.)

Application period
2016/03/28 -  2016/05/23 Deadline for receipt
/notification of result
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[Application method (including where to send documents)]
Application materials (submit all in English, additionally, Japanese translations are desirable if possible):
1. Complete resume in English with a photo, telephone number, cell-phone number, and e-mail address. Use Fukuoka University's designated form and fill in details of education, in chronological order (not reverse-chronological), following the provided sample. Under "Academic Background," write address and contact information of the university from which you graduated. Under "Job history," write address and contact information of employers for the past 5 years.
2. Complete list of research publications on our designated form, following the provided sample. Include full-text copies of two publications. If you have more than two publications, please include full-text copies of three.
3. Description of teaching experience on the designated form.
4. An essay which shows applicant's teaching philosophy concerning English education (1 side of an A4-sized sheet).

Applications should be submitted to: 
Language Education and Research Center, Fukuoka University
1-19-8, Nanakuma Jonan-ku, Fukuoka 814-0180, Japan

1. Download accompanying documents in the following column and use the designated forms and samples for your application.
2. Write "Application Materials Enclosed for Foreign Language Instructor (English)" in red on the envelope.
3. Copies of submitted publications will not be returned to you unless you attach a note to them requesting their return.

[Selection process (selection method and hiring decision), notification of result]
Applicants who pass the first round of screening will be contacted for an interview. 

[Contact details (department, official position, name, e-mail address, and phone number of the responsible person)] * Important
Professor Greg Bevan
Language Education and Research Center, Fukuoka University
Tel: 092-871-6631 (ext. 3337)
e-mail: bevan@cis.fukuoka-u.ac.jp

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