Faculty Position in English Language and Literature
Waseda University, School of Education

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Full-time Permanent Position in the Department of English Language and Literature
Waseda University
The Department of English Language and Literature, School of Education
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Private university
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Content of job information

[Explanation of institution (recruitment background, institution details, explanation of project, etc.)]

[Job details (duties, subject responsible for, etc.)]

1. Field of specialization: English Linguistics (phonology and/or morphology, including psycholinguistics and acquisition research in addition to theoretical and descriptive work)

2. Teaching responsibilities: (a) Theoretical courses including Phonology, Morphology, and Introduction to Linguistics; (b) English

[Address of work location and other information]

School of Education, Waseda University
Nishi Waseda 1-6-1, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-8050

[Number of positions]

One (Assistant or Associate Professor)

[Starting date]

Employment begins: April 1, 2017

Research field
Job type
Associate Professor/Lecturer (full-time) level
Assistant Professor level
Employment status
Work location
Kanto district - Tokyo  


Ph.D. or equivalent scholarly achievements

Ability to conduct classes in English

Ability to perform administrative duties in Japanese

Waseda University is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty in order to promote globalization and gender equality on campus. In all matters related to faculty recruitment and promotion, the University prohibits any form of discrimination on the basis of national origin, gender, religion, creed, political affiliation, or disability.


Salary, etc.: in accordance with the regulations of Waseda University

Application period
2016/03/08 -  2016/05/23 Deadline for receipt
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[Application method (including where to send documents)]

Application deadline: Documents must be received by Monday, May 23, 2016

Documents to be submitted:

a. Curriculum Vitae (in the format available at https://www.waseda.jp/fedu/edu/news/2016/03/07/5147/)

b. Three representative major research contributions (for a single-author book, one copy; for book chapters or articles four copies), at least one of which must be in English. Please indicate on the List of Research and Education Contributions (b. above) the three items you are submitting. 

c. Copy of the diploma or degree certificate for your highest-level degree

d. Finalists invited for interviews will also be required to submit two letters of recommendation.

Address for submission of documents: 
Dean, School of Education, Waseda University Nishi Waseda 1-6-1, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-8050

Please send documents by registered mail or messenger service. Write "Application for Faculty Position in English Linguistics, Department of English Language and Literature" in red on the envelope. If you wish to have your documents returned, please enclose an envelope with a self-addressed, payment on delivery label.

[Selection process (selection method and hiring decision), notification of result]

Selection Procedure

a. Document screening, with notification of finalists around the middle of June 

b. Interviews of finalists (Saturday, July 16, 2016) [transportation and accommodation costs to be borne by the applicant]

[Contact details (department, official position, name, e-mail address, and phone number of the responsible person)] * Important

Inquiries: Professor Yasuyo Sawaki, Chair, Department of English Language and Literature

email: ysawaki@waseda.jp

Please use "Inquiry about Faculty Position in English Linguistics" as the subject heading of your message. Please note that we will be unable to answer inquiries about the results of screening.


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