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The Department of English, Dokkyo University, invites applications for 1 part-time lecturer position.

The Department of English, Dokkyo University, invites applications for 1 part-time lecturer position.

Position: Part-time Lecturer

Number of positions: 1

Qualifications and Application Requirements:
1.A Master’s degree or higher
2.Research and educational experience at the university level or equivalent.
3.A native speaker of English
Instructors who already have an appointment with other English programs in Dokkyo cannot apply for this position.

Classes to be taught:
One semester course “Area Studies (American Studies)” and other English Classes
“Area Studies (American Studies)” is an elective lecture course for 2nd to 4th year students in which students are expected to develop their understanding of diverse aspects of modern American culture and society. Lecture themes can include art, film, literature, politics, religion, and women’s studies among other fields. This is a course, with one lecture-hour (90 min) a week for one semester (15 weeks). The number of students will be between 50 and 150.

Appointment: Beginning on April 1, 2013

Application Materials:
Materials 1. and 2. below should be typed or hand-written on our forms downloadable at http://www.dokkyo.ac.jp/recruit/index_j.html.

1.Curriculum vitae (photo attached and e-mail address specified).
2.List of publications and research/educational activities.
3.A 90-minute lesson plan on the following (no more than two A4 pages long):

Target: 2nd to 4th year undergraduate students 

Proficiency level: TOEIC 500 – 600   

Language skills: integrated skills

Teaching point: to introduce one content theme in "Area Studies (American Studies)"
4.A photocopy of the applicant’s final degree certificate/diploma.

Selection Process:
Short-listed candidates will be asked via e-mail to send a copy of one publication (offprint or copy of the original). Interview will be given if necessary.

Deadline for application:
Applications should be received not later than January 9, 2013.

Address: Applications should be sent to:
Office of the Department of English, Dokkyo University
Gakuen-cho 1-1, Soka, Saitama 340-0042 JAPAN
Please write on the envelope “Application material (Area Studies) enclosed” in red. As a rule, application materials will not be returned. However, if the applicant wishes the materials to be returned, a stamped envelope should be enclosed along with application materials.

Prof. Miyoko Yasui
Chair of the Department of English
E-mail: myasui@dokkyo.ac.jp