Associate Professor of German
Tohoku Gakuin University, Department of Language and Culture

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Associate Professor or Lecturer or Assistant Professor: German (native speaker)
Tohoku Gakuin University
URL of institution or department

Department of Language and Culture, Faculty of Liberal Arts
Institution type
Private university
Content of job information

German Communication I,II,III, German Language & Culture, Seminar in Language and Culture etc.

[Address of work location and other information]
981-3193 Miyagi-ken, Sendai-shi, Izumi-ku, 2-1-1 Tenjinsawa (Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan)

[Number of positions]
One (1) Associate Professor or Lecturer or Assistant Professor

[Starting date]

Research field
All Humanities
Job type
Associate Professor/Lecturer (full-time) level
Assistant Professor level
Employment status
Full-time (tenured)
Work location
Tohoku district - Miyagi  

Applicant qualifications: Candidates who meet all of the following conditions will be given preference. A qualified candidate should:

(1) be mainly educated in Germany and speak German as native speaker.

(2) possess a MD. by the starting date, or demonstrate a comparable research achievement record. 

(3) have experiences to teach German for foreigners in educational institutions.

(4) have the necessary Japanese or English fluency to communicate. 

(5) enthusiastically perform university duties and international exchange works.

(6) be of sound mind and body.


[Job type]
Associate Professor or Lecturer or Assistant Professor (full-time)

depends on teaching experiences and job type.

[Working hours]
5 days a week ( Saturday may be included)

Private School Mutual Aid

[Other Compensation and benefits]
will be in accordance with Tohoku Gakuin University regulations.

Application period
2016/05/31 Deadline for receipt
/notification of result
/contact details

[Selection process]
Review of application materials and an interview. 
A 3-minute video explaining your future plans and aspirations for teaching German would be required after the first selection.

[Application method (including where to send documents)]

(1) Curriculum Vitae.

(2) Complete list of research achievements.

(3) Research and educational history (an outline up to the present day is acceptable).

(4) Three major academic publications/research papers. Please include a one page (A4) summary for each (If you are a student, unpublished papers can be also accepted). 

(5) Your future plans and aspirations for teaching German at Tohoku Gakuin University. (one page A4, in German)

Note: Submitted documents will not be returned.

Application materials should be sent to:
Tohoku Gakuin University, Izumi Campus
Attn: Dean of Liberal Arts Faculty
Tenjinsawa 2-1-1, Izumi-ku,
Sendai, Japan

Send all dossier materials by registered mail. Please write "ATTN: 
Application for Faculty of Liberal Arts German Position" in RED on the envelope/package exterior.

Applicants will be notified in writing regarding the search results by the end of August.

[For further information (queries only)]

Search Committee for New Faculty Position in the Department of Language & Culture, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Tohoku Gakuin University

Telephone: 022-375-1166 (Secretary Department of Language & Culture)


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