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Job Opening Announcement (non-tenured Assistant Professor)(Department of British & American Studies, Faculty of Humanities)
Department Department of British & American Studies (Faculty of  Humanities)
Explanation of institution The Faculty of Humanities at Musashi University provides teaching and research across a wide range of fields including language, literature, history, fine arts and ethnic studies. The Department of British & American Studies is currently looking for suitably qualified candidates to apply for the position of Assistant Professor, with special responsibility for teaching within and supporting the development of the faculty’s new Global Studies Course (GSC), which began in April 2017. Details of the position are as follows.
Job details Teaching and administrative responsibilities:
[1]Teaching undergraduate courses, especially English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and major classes for GSC students (see below)
[2]Contributing to the administration of the GSC
[3]Contributing to the administration of university-wide English education programs
[4]Duties pertaining to university entrance examinations and committees
[5]Academic supervision and pastoral care of students
 
Courses to be taught:
As a member of the full-time faculty, the Assistant Professor will be required to teach 6 undergraduate classes per week in total from among the following
[1]Compulsory English (EAP) and English skills (jisshu) classes for GSC students
[2]Lectures and/or seminars from among the GSC course offerings (all taught in English) related to the applicant’s area of expertise
[3]General education or other classes within the curriculum relating to the applicant’s area of expertise
[4]General English classes
※With the increased intensity of English study within the GSC, several classes will meet multiple times each week. Instructors of such classes, including the Assistant Professor, will be required on campus four days each week.
Recruitment background Musashi University sees the fostering of global citizens as one of its missions, in keeping with the foundational principles of the university as well as the objectives of its mid-term development plan, and as a part of those efforts is committed to expanding the diversity of its faculty. The university is an equal opportunities employer, and all applications will be considered solely on the basis of professional accomplishments and personal merit.
Number of positions 1 position
Job type Assistant Professor
Employment status Full-time (Nontenured)
Period of Employment This is a fixed three-year contract starting April 1, 2019, which includes provisions for up to two one-year extensions, by mutual consent.
Work location 1-26-1 Toyotama-kami, Nerima-ku,
Tokyo, 176-8534 Japan
Research field Politics, Literature
Qualifications Academic credentials:
[1] Field. Applicants should have expertise in one of the following areas: International Relations, or Modern or Contemporary Literature in English.
[2] Degree completion:
① Applicants must have completed a Master’s program (or the equivalent component of a PhD program) at least 3 years prior to the starting date of the position applied for.
② Applicants must hold at least a Master’s degree in one of the above fields.
[3] Publications: applicants are expected to have three academic publications relevant to the courses they will teach (this may include a dissertation submitted for a Master’s degree).
[4] Others:
① Applicants should possess appropriate professional experience and enthusiasm to contribute to the content, development and management of the Global Studies Course, English language education and Study Abroad programmes at Musashi, both as educators and as administrators.
② Applicants must have attained the level of Japanese language proficiency (both spoken and written) necessary for them to be able to carry out their responsibilities effectively. They should also be native speakers of English, or have a command of English equivalent to that of a native speaker.
③ Applicants should be physically fit enough to carry out their assigned duties.
 
Compensation Salary and benefits will be determined according to Musashi University guidelines.
Application period Applications must have arrived by the deadline, July 17, 2018 (Tue). Late applications will not be considered.
Application method [1] Curriculum vitae, including a photo and email address as well as all relevant information since high school (degrees attained, employment history, academic prizes or grants awarded, research activities, details of affiliations with academic associations etc.)
[2] Complete list of publications

*Applicants must use a standardized format for items [1] and [2]. Templates can be downloaded from here:
It may be completed in English.
 Curriculum vitae
 Complete list of publications

[3] Reprints or copies of three publications considered most relevant to the position applied for (at least one publication must be in English)
[4] A summary in Japanese [about 800 characters] and in English [about 400 words] for each of the three publications
[5] Certificates of English/Japanese language proficiency (as appropriate)

* Candidates for the final stage interview may be required to submit letters of recommendation. Further documentation, including copies of degree and other certificates as well as additional publications, may be also be requested.

* Application materials will not in principle be returned. Those who wish to have any of their supporting documentation returned should state so explicitly in their accompanying letter and, for those residing in Japan, should include stamps affixed to the value of 510 yen to cover domestic postage costs. Applicants residing outside of Japan should contact the office to make individual arrangements.

All the above materials must be sent in one package marked "GSC Assistant Professor Application" in red letters on the front. The package should be sent to the following address by registered mail:
 
Administrative Affairs Division
Musashi University
1-26-1 Toyotama-kami, Nerima-ku,
Tokyo, 176-8534 Japan
 
Selection process Selection procedure: Review of application materials followed by a panel interview (short-listed candidates only). Details of subsequent stages of the approval process will be explained to candidates who are successful at the interview stage.

Short-listed candidates will be notified of the interview schedule as early as possible.
For interviewees residing in Japan, the university will provide domestic travel expenses to cover the cost of attending a scheduled interview. For those residing abroad, the university will provide travel and accommodation expenses to cover the costs of attending a scheduled interview. The amount will be determined according to the university guidelines.
Selection result The successful candidate will be informed in writing once a decision has been made.
Contact details Administrative Affairs Division
Musashi University
1-26-1 Toyotama-kami, Nerima-ku,
Tokyo, 176-8534 Japan

Written queries should be made via e-mail(h-job2@mml.sec.musashi.ac.jp) or faxed (+81-(0)3-5984-3871).

All application materials will be treated in the utmost confidence. Personal information therein will be used only for the selection of candidates applying for the current position and subsequently, where applicable, for necessary personnel, salary, or welfare-related paperwork; it will used for no other purposes.
Background Information The Japanese academic year starts on April 1st; teaching is based on a semester system, with the Spring semester running from April through to early August, and the Fall semester from mid-September through January, with a two-week winter break. Faculty meetings and administrative duties are not restricted to term time, and often require the presence of teaching staff on campus even when there are no classes. For details about the yearly schedule, see the site above. The department is responsible not only for its own students but also for monitoring general English courses for the university as a whole.

 

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