Associate Professor in English
University of Tokyo, Department of English Language


1) Teaching responsibilities: Seven 105-minute classes per week, including classes for English language courses in the Junior Division of the College of Arts and Sciences (first- and second-year undergraduate students), and English language courses, content-based courses and thesis writing in the Senior Division (third- and fourth-year students). The University of Tokyo has two 13-week semesters per year.
2) Other duties relating to the operation of the Department of English Language.

Required qualifications:

1) Native speaker of English, or with an equivalent level of proficiency.
2) Specialist in humanities or social sciences.
3) Ph.D. or equivalent academic qualification in the relevant field.
4) Previous experience of teaching English at universities preferred.
5) Ability to teach Advanced Academic Writing preferred.
6) Elementary knowledge of Japanese preferred.

Application documents:

1) Cover letter.
2) CV.
3) List of publications (by category: books, articles, etc.).
4) Three major publications (1 copy of each; photocopies are accepted).
5) Description of the applicant’s approach to teaching of English (approx. 500 words in English on A4 or letter-size paper).
6) Contact details for two academic referees.

Closing date: The applications should arrive by 4pm on Friday 24 March 2017.

College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Department of English Language,
College of Arts and Sciences

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