Lecturer in English
Rikkyo University

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English Adjunct Lecturers
Rikkyo University
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Center for the University-wide Curriculum
Institution type
Private university
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[Explanation of institution (recruitment background, institution details, explanation of project, etc.)]

Rikkyo University English Language Program (ELP at Center for the University-wide Curriculum) is seeking applicants for full-time contract teaching positions starting April 1, 2017. 

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

1. Four-day week teaching load. Occasional test proctoring and other duties outside of the regular scheduled work days. 
2. Teach up to ten courses per semester, including office hours.
3. Curriculum and materials development, proctoring, and faculty development.

[Address of work location and other information]

Office: Language Center, Building #6, Ikebukuro Campus

Teaching: Ikebukuro Campus & Niiza Campus

[Number of positions]

A few positions

[Starting date]

April 1, 2017

Research field
English Language Education
Job type
Associate Professor/Lecturer (full-time) level
Employment status
One-year contract renewable four times (up to five years total)
Work location
Kanto district - Saitama Tokyo  

1. Native or near native English ability 
(All nationalities welcomed).
2. MA in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or related field.
3. Minimum of one year experience in teaching English at the university level in Japan.
4. Minimum of one academic publication.
5. A practical knowledge of Japanese.


Remuneration: Salary, Education Materials Funds (Kenshu-Shiryo-hi), vacation time, welfare benefits, based on Rikkyo University standards.
Social Insurance: Rikkyo Gakuin Health Insurance Union, Employees' Pension Insurance, Long-term Care Insurance (if over 40), Employment Insurance
Labor Insurance: Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance

Application period
2016/05/19 -  2016/06/04 Deadline for receipt
/notification of result
/contact details

[Application method (including where to send documents)]

1. CV in the Rikkyo format* with contact information (including telephone number and e-mail address).
2. A list of academic publications (and a hard copy of at least one).
3. One letter of reference (with relevant contact information). 
*Download from the below:
Rikkyo CV Format
Sample CV
CV Instruction 

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

Those selected in the first screening will be contacted for the interview during the 2nd week of June, 2016. 

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

Submit Application Document Number 1 to 3 by registered mail to
Center for the University-wide Curriculum, Rikkyo University
3-34-1 Nishi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 171-8501

*Please note that the submission via e-mail is not acceptable and CVs must be written in the Rikkyo CV format. None other will be accepted. 

*We regret that application materials cannot be returned. 
*For further information, please contact Rikkyo ELP Hiring Committee (elp-jinji@rikkyo.ac.jp).

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