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Meijo University, Faculty of Foreign Studies: Full-time teacher of English (non-tenured)
Meijo Listing
JRec listing
2018/10/05 Deadline for receipt

English skills subjects: English communication, English reading, English writing, English discussion, debate, public speaking, English presentation, Academic English, etc.
(all English classes will have around 15 to 20 students)

Other required duties include:
・Committee duties regarding English education and meeting the demands of a standardized curriculum
・'Global Plaza' duties (an all-English self-access learning center)
・Proofreading and other duties requiring (near) native skills

[Job details]

[Address of work location]
4-102-9 Yadaminami Higashi-ku Nagoya-shi Aichi-ken

[Available positions]
1 (Tokunin lecturer)

[Starting date]

Full-time (non-tenured) 1 year contract [from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020] (renewable annually up to 9 times for a total of 10 years) Please note that renewal up to nine times may not be possible if the teacher reaches the mandatory retirement age of 65.
※Yearly contract renewals are based upon a review of annual achievements and contributions.

The applicant should:
1. Have a master's degree, preferably in the field of English education or applied linguistics
2. Have at least two publications in the area of English communication or English reading or English writing (research paper, conference proceedings, etc.) published after April 2010
3. Have teaching experience at the university level
4. Be a native English speaker or have an excellent command of English
5. Have a level of fluency in Japanese including basic literacy required to carry out administrative duties(The applicant does not necessarily have to understand Japanese administrative documents, but should have someone who can help them if the applicant does not understand)
6. Be willing to follow a standardized curriculum
7. Teach and undertake research enthusiastically, and contribute to Meijo University by working with its teaching and administrative staff cooperatively for its further development
8. Be willing to reside within Nagoya or adjacent cities

[Application method]
1. Curriculum vitae (designated form: please write it in Japanese or English) and Educational and Research Achievements (not on the designated form)
* If you already have your resume and a list of your research and scholarly activities (not on the designated form), please submit them as well
* The successful candidate will be required to submit a further resume for employment in Japanese after they are selected (designated form)
2. Contact form (designated form)
3. Copy of two publications in the area of English communication, English reading or English writing published after April 2010 (two copies for each publication)
4. Essay in English describing how you would contribute to Meijo University in the fields of education and research (one side of an A4-sized sheet)
5. Copy of your highest degree earned
6. For non-native English speakers, a copy of a certificate which shows your English proficiency (such as TOEFL and IELTS), if available

* Please download the designated forms from Meijo University's website.
* Please submit your documents in A4 size, printed single-sided, and paper clipped (no staples).
* You may be required to submit extra documents

[Application materials must be received no later than October 5, 2018. Send by registered post or courier.]
Write on the envelope in red "Tokunin lecturers (non-tenured) application".

Faculty of Foreign Studies Administration, Meijo University
4-102-9 Yadaminami Higashi-ku Nagoya-shi Aichi-ken 461-8534

Application materials will not be returned.
Personal information will be treated in accordance with university rules of confidentiality and will not be used for any other purposes.

[Selection process]
Stage 1: Document screening
Stage 2: Interview and short demo lesson (scheduled for November 24, 2018 at Nagoya Dome-Mae Campus, Meijo University)

* Short-listed candidates who pass the document screening will be contacted around October 31, 2018, and asked to come to Meijo University for an interview and short demo lesson. Please note that the applicant should bear the cost of travel and accommodation.
* All applicants will be notified of their application results.
* Inquiries regarding the selection process or the results are not possible.

[Contact details]
All inquiries should be made by email. * No telephone inquiries, please.

[Additional Information]
1. Annual research funding of 200,000 yen
2. Health and social security benefits
3. Commuting expenses are paid in accordance with university policy

This English translation is an interpretation only. Official version (Japanese)

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