Lecturer in Japanese Language Education
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Center for Language Education

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Japanese Language Education (Tenured Senior Lecturer)
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
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Center for Language Education
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Private university
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Recruitment of Tenured Senior Lecturers at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

Date of Appointment: October 1, 2016

Research field
Job type
Associate Professor/Lecturer (full-time) level
Employment status
Not fixed. (Retirement upon reaching the age of 60.)
Work location
Kyushu and Okinawa district - Oita  

Expectations of Candidates:
1) Candidates must agree with the fundamental principles and goals of APU. 
2) It is desirable that applicants for Japanese teaching positions are proficient in English.

Minimum Academic Qualifications for Application:
1) A Master's degree or above.
2) Meet one or more of the qualifications below.
*More than 3 years of teaching experience in higher education.
*Possess expert knowledge in the field of instruction or have experience in the field of instruction.


Employment Conditions: 
In accordance with the regulations of Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University.

Application period
2016/03/17 -  2016/05/13 Deadline for receipt 
(Applications must be sent by post and arrive by this date.)
/notification of result
/contact details

Documents Required: 
Please submit 1 copy of each of these documents in the University's preferred format. Please download items (1), (2), (4) and instructions on how to complete the forms from the "Jobs" section of the APU website (www.apu.ac.jp).

(1)Curriculum vitae with applicant's signature or printed name with a seal and photo attached (40mm x 30mm) [Form 1] 
(2)Teaching (Research) Experience Statement [Form 1] 
(3)Microsoft Word Files of documents (1) and (2) on CD-R (no need for signature, seal (hanko) or photograph)
(4)Language Proficiency Report [Form 3] 
(5)Statement of Intent for Application (Please include your aspirations for Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, etc.) [No set format] 
(6)Proof of highest level of education (Copy of diploma is acceptable.) 

*Submission in both English and Japanese is preferred. 
*During the screening process, if necessary, you may be requested to provide additional details on past educational and research experience.
*Please note that submission of a health check form with the application is not required. However if you are offered a position at APU, you will be asked to complete a health check using our official form by the date of the appointment.
*Please note that documents submitted cannot be returned.
*Any personal information that has been provided on the application will be handled with the utmost care in accordance with University regulations. The information will not be used for any other purpose than to screen candidates for employment.

*Please be sure to send your application by registered mail (kakitome-yubin) and mark "CLE Japanese Tenured Senior Lecturer Position Application Enclosed" in red on the envelope.

Candidates selected through the initial screening will be invited to an interview, which will be held at APU. Interview dates are tentatively scheduled as follows: June 15 (Wed), 18 (Sat).

Applicants will be asked to present a mock lecture to the interviewing committee at the time of the interview. Details of the interview will be sent to successful candidates.

*For further inquiries, please contact:
Academic Office, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
E-mail: frecruit@apu.ac.jp
Subject: Application for CLE Japanese Tenured Senior Lecturer Position

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