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Job Opening  (Fixed Term Faculty Position in Economics)(PDP Education Centre)
DepartmentPDP Education Centre
Explanation of institution The PDP Education Centre in Musashi University, Tokyo, Japan invites applications for a fixed-term position, beginning September 1, 2021 (negotiable). The PDP Education Centre plans and governs the parallel degree programme (PDP) between the University of London (UoL) and Musashi University, in which students seek dual degrees from UoL and Musashi university. The position requires an individual to teach undergraduate courses in English including Economics for the International Foundation Programme. Candidates from all fields of economics will be considered and those with teaching experience and a good research record/potential are strongly encouraged to apply. Musashi University is planning to launch a new school, the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences [provisional name], beginning April 2022, and the successful candidate is expected to be transferred to the Economics and Management Program of the new school.
 
Please refer to following web sites for details about the PDP, Economics for the International Foundation Programme.
- PDP: https://www.musashi.ac.jp/manabi/parallel_degree_programme/gaiyou.html (Japanese)
-Economics for the International Foundation Programme: https://london.ac.uk/courses/economics-0
 
Job details Teaching: The candidate is responsible for teaching courses worth 20 course credits per year (7.5 contact hours per week), including the following University of London (UoL) course units:
  - Economics (International Foundation Programme) (6 course credits):
    https://london.ac.uk/courses/economics-0

The candidate capable of teaching economics courses such as the following is desirable:
  - Mathematics and Statistics (International Foundation Programme) (6 courses) 
    https://london.ac.uk/courses/mathematics-and-statistics
  - Introduction to Economics (EC1002) (6 course credits):
    https://london.ac.uk/courses/introduction-economics-ec1002
 
- Research: The candidate should be able to conduct research on their initiative. The university provides research facilities such as office space and library access, as well as a generous research fund (JPY 400,000 per year).
 
- Service: The successful candidate is expected to contribute enthusiastically to the provision of services related to the UoL/Musashi PDP. Some participation in university-wide general administration and program development activities is also required of full-time faculty members.

* Please refer to following web site
https://www.musashi.ac.jp/annai/houshin/kakusyu_houshin.html#houshin02 (Japanese)
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 (fixed term)
Employment status Full-time
Period of Employment The position is for an assistant professor (without tenure). The term is fixed at three years but may be renewed for a further one or two years. There is a degree of flexibility regarding the starting date. The successful candidate is expected to be available to work full-time from September 1, 2021 (negotiable).
Work location 1-26-1 Toyotama-kami, Nerima-ku,
Tokyo, 176-8534 Japan
Research field Economics
Qualifications [1] Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. program in economics (including those who expect to finish by March or May 2021).
[2] Applicants must have a command of English sufficient to teach undergraduate courses in English. While we do not require candidates to have Japanese language skills, intercultural communicative competence necessary to carry out their responsibilities effectively in a Japanese university environment is desirable.
Compensation Salary and benefits will be determined according to Musashi University guidelines.
Application period Applications must have arrived by the deadline, November 21, 2020 for full consideration. The position remains open until filled. Selection may be conducted on a rolling basis, with submitted applications examined in the order they are received.
Application method Applicants should submit the following documents to the recruitment committee by e-mail  
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[1] Cover letter.
[2] Curriculum vitae including research activities and teaching experience.
[3] Reprints or photocopies of three research papers considered most relevant to the position applied for.
[4] List of two referees (names, positions/titles, and email addresses). Emails will be sent to your referees requesting confidential letters, when needed.

*Candidates short-listed for interview may be required to submit further documentation, including copies of degree and other certificates as well as additional publications

*If you find it difficult to send materials by e-mail, you may send them by mail or courier in one package. [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 520 yen to cover domestic postage costs. Applicants residing outside of Japan should contact the office to make individual arrangements.]

Re: PDP Faculty Application (Econ)
Administrative Affairs Division
Musashi University
1-26-1 Toyotama-kami, Nerima-ku,
Tokyo, 176-8534 Japan
 
Selection process Review of application materials will be 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. Due to the spread of COVID-19, interviews could be conducted online.
 
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 or faxed (+81-(0)3-5984-3871).
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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 be used for no other purposes.
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