Faculty Position in English
Doshisha University, Faculty of Global and Regional Studies
Japan

Date of publication
2016/05/27
Date of update
2016/05/27
Title
Limited-Contract Teaching Position, Beginning April 2017 English Division, Faculty of Global and Regional Studies, Doshisha University
Institution
Doshisha University
URL of institution or department

http://www.doshisha.ac.jp/

Department
Faculty of Global and Regional Studies
Institution type
Private university
Public advertisement URL

http://www.doshisha.ac.jp/doshisha/recruit.html

Content of job information

The Faculty of Global and Regional Studies at Doshisha University in Kyoto will have one opening for a five-year limited contract position, beginning in April 2017.


Rank: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor, depending on qualifications


Contract period: From April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2022 (non-renewable)


Responsibilities:
1) Courses: English and/or culture-related courses, at all undergraduate levels and for all faculties in the university, at the Imadegawa and/or Kyotanabe Campuses
2) Teaching load: A minimum of eight 90-minute classes per week, spread over five days
3) Administrative responsibilities: Involvement in curriculum design and planning; study-abroad programs; language counseling; registration, invigilation and entrance examination marking duties

Address of work location:
Faculty of Global and Regional Studies
Doshisha University
Karasuma-dori Kamidachiuri-agaru
Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-0898
Japan
Courses: English and/or culture-related courses, at all undergraduate levels and for all faculties in the university, at the Imadegawa and/or Kyotanabe Campuses


Research field
1.
Area
Humanities
Discipline
All Humanities
2.
Area
Social sciences
Discipline
All Social science
3.
Area
Humanities/ Social sciences
Discipline
Area studies
Job type
1.
Assistant Professor level
2.
Associate Professor/Lecturer (full-time) level
3.
Professor level
Employment status
Full-time(Nontenured)
Work location
Kinki district - Kyoto  
Qualifications

Qualifications and application conditions (all of the following must be satisfied):
1) First language is English, or of equivalent English proficiency
2) Holder of a Master's degree or above in the area of English language education (TESOL) or in an academic field related to any English-speaking culture
3) At least three years' English teaching experience at the university level
4) Sufficient Japanese proficiency for general administrative tasks
5) Resident of the Kinki area of Japan during the contract period
6) At least three academic publications

Treatment

Rank: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor, depending on qualifications
Contract period: From April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2022 (non-renewable)
Courses: English and/or culture-related courses, at all undergraduate levels and for all faculties in the university, at the Imadegawa and/or Kyotanabe Campuses
Teaching load: A minimum of eight 90-minute classes per week, spread over five days

Application period
2016/07/11 Deadline for receipt
Application
/selection
/notification of result
/contact details

Application materials:
1) Curriculum vitae (rirekisho), a list of academic publications (gyosekisho) and a list of your previous work experience within The Doshisha (shokumukeireki houkokusho) [if not applicable, please write "nashi"], for which the necessary forms can be downloaded from the University home page: 
http://www.doshisha.ac.jp/en/doshisha/recruit.html
2) Offprint/copy of two academic publications, with an English synopsis (about 500 words) for each publication
3) Statement in English (approximately 1,000 words), explaining your reasons for applying, including your personal philosophy/comments regarding teaching methods
4) Materials pertinent to your teaching prowess, such as student evaluations, syllabi, and awards. Photocopies are accepted.
5) Copy of diploma of highest degree achieved (Master's or Doctorate) 
6) Copy of TESOL diploma/certificate (if available)
7) Copy of document(s) certifying qualification at a certain level of the JEES Japanese Language Proficiency Test or similar measurement of Japanese proficiency (if available)


Deadline for application: Application materials must arrive by Monday, July 11, 2016, via registered mail (kakitome) or commercial parcel delivery (takuhaibin).


Send application to:
Professor Yuko Engetsu, Dean
Faculty of Global and Regional Studies
Doshisha University
Karasuma-dori Kamidachiuri-agaru
Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-0898
Japan

N.B. Please print "Application Documents (Contract)" in red ink on the face of the envelope.


Please note the following with regard to the selection process:
1) After receipt of your initial application materials, we may request additional items.
2) Upon completion of the initial screening procedures, successful candidates will be interviewed in both English and Japanese and will be asked to give a demonstration lesson. Interview will be scheduled between the first and third week of September. At that time, we will request to see the originals of degree certificates/diplomas. During the interview, each candidate will also be briefly examined on his/her reading ability in Japanese. 
3) For those candidates who are requested to come to Doshisha for an interview, partial funding for transportation costs may be available according to the Faculty's regulations. 
4) Candidates will be notified of the results upon completion of the selection process.
5) In principle, application materials cannot be returned. Upon request, however, they will be returned by "pay on delivery." In such case, please specify "request return of documents" in red ink at the end of a list of academic publications (gyosekisho), and include a completed "pay on delivery" form of commercial parcel delivery (takuhaibin). Without it, we cannot undertake to return application materials.
6) Applicants should provide contact details if they plan to leave Japan during July, August and/or September, or if they change their address in Japan during the above period.


Faculty of Global and Regional Studies 
Phone: +81-75-251- 2610
Fax: +81-75-251- 2781
E-mail: ji-grjm@mail.doshisha.ac.jp
Faculty home page: http://gr.doshisha.ac.jp/
Doshisha University home page: http://www.doshisha.ac.jp/information/index.html


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