Professor or Associate Professor Position (Tenured)

Professor or Associate Professor Position (Tenured)
Department of English, Faculty of Culture and Representation
Doshisha Women’s College of Liberal Arts

The Department of English, Faculty of Culture and Representation, of Doshisha Women’s College of Liberal Arts, located on the Imadegawa Campus in Kyoto City, announces an opening for a tenured professor or associate professor position, beginning in April 2020.

Application handbook

Field of specialty Culture of English-speaking countries or related areas
Position Professor or Associate Professor (1 position) with tenure
Term of Employment From April 1, 2020
Affiliation Department of English, Faculty of Culture and Representation
Qualifications ・Sympathetic understanding of Christianity and the founding principles of this college.
・Ph.D. or the equivalent.
・Able to teach graduate (Doctoral) level courses. 
・Possess sufficient proficiency in English for teaching classes in English and for general educational instruction.
・Possess sufficient proficiency in Japanese for performing both educational and administrative duties.
Courses to be
 taught
・Graduate courses (Masters and Doctoral-level) in English studies of the Graduate School of Literary Studies.
・AES (Accelerated English Studies) and other undergraduate English skill courses; courses in culture; seminar courses.
Duties Active involvement in educational and research activities; teaching and instruction; provide wide-ranging educational guidance to students; attend departmental, faculty and college-wide meetings; plan and participate in curricular and extra-curricular activities; perform administrative and examination-related tasks as required; design, develop and coordinate educational events of the college and the Department of English.
Salary and benefits To be calculated according to the candidate’s age as of April 1, 2020, in accordance with the Doshisha salary scale.
※Mandatory retirement age is 65. However, retirees may be rehired for up to five years.
Required documents 

* Forms in Japanese for (1)~(3) and the directions for (1)(2) can be downloaded below.

* N. B. For [1] and [2] please also send Word or Excel files to the English Department Office by email.

(1) One (1) resume (*Use the official form; the applicant’s name must be handwritten with the family name in all capitals.).   
  • Please follow the instructions shown in the Rirekisho no Kinyu-houhou (How to fill out the form for resume).
     PDF (174KB)
  • Please follow the instructions shown in the Rirekisho no Kinyu-rei (Sample).
     PDF (158KB)

 

(2)  List of publications and presentations (*Use the official form)
  • Please follow the instructions shown in the Gyosekisho no Kinyu-houhou (How to fill out the form for the list of publications and presentations).
     PDF (192KB)
  • Please follow the instructions shown in the Gyosekisho no Kinyu-rei (Sample).
     PDF (207KB)
(3) Photograph (*4.5cm×3.5cm, attached to the official form)

(4) Off-prints/copies of up to 5 academic publications or dissertation.
(5) A 1,000-word essay stating your view of higher education, the theme and content of your research, and your aspirations for teaching at this college.
(6) A copy of the applicant’s highest degree certificate or diploma.

Deadline for applications

Application materials must be received no later than Friday, October 18, 2019.

Interview date

Sunday, November 17, 2019

※ Interviewees will be asked to conduct the following at the interview:

1) a 15-minute presentation on their current academic research theme and content, as well as about their aspirations for teaching at this college.
2) a 15-minute model lesson for undergraduate students on a topic and in a style of their choice. 

※Only those to be interviewed will be notified sometime after  10:00 A.M. on Monday, November 11, 2019. 

※Please note that travel expenses are the responsibility of the interview candidates and will not be reimbursed.

Send applications to

English Department Office, Faculty of Culture and Representation,
Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts, Teramachi-Nishiiru,
Imadegawa, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, 602-0893, Japan

Tel:075-251-4103      
E-mail:eibun-i@dwc.doshisha.ac.jp

※Send application materials via registered mail (kakitome) or simplified registered mail (kan'i kakitome) clearly marked in red: “Application Documents (Tenured Position)”.

* Application materials will not be returned, as a general rule. Anyone wishing publications or a dissertation to be returned should enclose a self-addressed, postage-paid envelope.

* Application materials will be handled carefully, with full discretion, and will be disposed of after the selection process has been completed. Personal information will not be used for purposes other than the selection, in accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Law of Japan.

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