Assistant Professor of Japanese
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Institute of Liberal Arts

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Vacancy for the Position of Adjunct Associate/Assistant Professor at Japanese Section
Tokyo Institute of Technology
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Institute of Liberal Arts
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National university
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[Explanation of institution (recruitment background, institution details, explanation of project, etc.)]
Tokyo Institute of Technology is one of the distinguished national universities in Japan.
Institute of Liberal Arts, Tokyo Institute of Technology, will be open in April 1st, 2016 and has been aproved as an organization by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan.

[Job details (duties, subject responsible for, etc.)]
(1) Teaching Japanese and culture.
(2) Coordinating Japanese program.
(3) Supporting students in Japanese language study.

[Address of work location and other information]
Tokyo Institute of Technology 2-12-1 W9-119 O-okayama, Meguro, Tokyo 152-8550

[Number of positions]
One Adjunct Associate or Assistant Professor.

[Starting date]
Start of employment: 1st May 2016 or as early as possible after selection.

Research field
Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language
Job type
Associate Professor/Lecturer (full-time) level
Employment status
Work location
Kanto district - Tokyo  

1) Ph. D. or equivalent level knowledge and experience
2) Record of achievements in education and management in internationalization of
university and related fields
3) Teaching experience at university level or equivalent
4) Qualifications and experiences
Native speakers in Japanese must have high level of ability in English (indicate language
ability on curriculum vitae)
Non-native speakers of Japanese must have daily conversation ability in Japanese and
native-level ability in English (indicate language ability on curriculum vitae)


1) Start of employment: 1st May 2016 or as early as possible after selection
2) End of employment: 31st March 2017, no reappointment.
3) Remuneration and benefits: In accordance with university personnel regulations
4) Duties: five days, 30-35 hours a week.

Application period
2016/03/08 -  2016/04/08 Deadline for receipt
/notification of result
/contact details

[Application method (including where to send documents)]
1) Curriculum vitae with photo taken within last 3 months
2) List of teaching positions at university or equivalent institution
3) List of published papers
4) Three published research papers
5) Brief statement (within one page in A4 sheet in Japanese) of research and education achievements.
6) Brief statement (within one page in A4 sheet in Japanese) of teaching ambitions.
7) The names and contact information (telephone numbers, email addresses) of 2 individuals who know you well and who can be contacted as referees (name, affiliation, telephone number, e-mail address).
8) Send documents in an envelope with the words, "Application documents for Adjunct faculty position at Institute of Liberal Arts, Japanese Section" written in red on the front, as registered mail, or by courier service. Email applications will not be accepted. Submitted
documents cannot be returned.

[Selection process (selection method and hiring decision), notification of result]
Those who pass the initial document screening will be asked to attend an interview. Applicants will be responsible for their own travel expenses for the interview.

[Contact details (department, official position, name, e-mail address, and phone number of the responsible person)] * Important
Please direct inquiries to Associate Professor Hilofumi Yamamoto: 03-5734-2324

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