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Openings for full-time positions in the Interdepartmental English Language Program

Openings for full-time positions in the Interdepartmental English Language Program

1.Position: Associate Professor or Lecturer

2.Number of positions: Two

3.Qualifications and application requirements:
(1)Master’s degree or higher, with experience teaching at a university or equivalent institution
(2)Specialization in English education or applied linguistics
(3)Experience with curriculum development and management is preferred
(4)English ability sufficient for teaching in English (overseas experience preferred)
Japanese ability sufficient for handling university-related administrative matters

Departmental affiliation: Teachers will belong to either the Faculty of Economics or the Faculty of Law, but will teach courses in the Interdepartmental English Language Program (See “Additional information” below). The course load will be five or more koma per semester, and teachers will also be expected to be involved in developing and managing the curriculum.

4.Appointment: Beginning on April 1, 2018

5.Application process
Materials:
For (2) and (3) below, please download the Word version of the CV forms and type in the information: http://www.dokkyo.ac.jp/recruit/index_j.html
(1)Cover letter (include e-mail address, list of courses taught and textbooks used). Also, please indicate if you have experience using CALL classrooms / ICT.
(2)Curriculum Vitae (with photo attached)
(3)List of publications and research / educational activities
(4)Copy or offprint of three representative research publications (besides master’s thesis). For each publication, include a summary in both English and Japanese.
(5)An essay in both English and Japanese on “Your views about College English Education.” The essays should be approximately one page of A4 sized paper each, and should be based specifically on the applicant’s achievements.
(6)Copy of the applicant’s final degree certificate / diploma
(7)Copy of official certificate of English / Japanese proficiency (TOEIC, TOEFL, or Japanese-Language Proficiency test, etc.)

Application deadline: August 21, 2017 (Monday)

Address:
Applications should be sent to:
Office of the Faculty of Economics, Dokkyo University
1-1 Gakuen-cho, Soka, Saitama 340-0042
Please write “Application materials for full-time position in the Interdepartmental English Language Program” on the envelope in red. As a rule, application materials will not be returned. However, if the applicant wishes the materials to be returned, a stamped self-addressed envelope should be enclosed with the application.

6.Selection process
Short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview (including teaching demonstration) in both English and Japanese on September 16, 2017 (Saturday). Please note that transportation expenses will not be reimbursed.

7.Notification of results
Successful candidates will be notified directly. Applicants’ personal information will be handled with the utmost care, and will not be used for any purpose other than selection.

8.Inquiries
Takayuki Nakanishi <tnakanis@dokkyo.ac.jp>
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics
Chair, Interdepartmental English Language Program

Additional information
(1)The Interdepartmental English Language Program is a coordinated program that stresses “English for General Academic Purposes” (EGAP). Students from the following faculties and departments take courses in the program: Faculty of Foreign Languages (Depts. of German and French), Faculty of Economics (Depts. of Economics, Management Science, and Economics on Sustainability), and Faculty of Law (Depts. of Law, International Legal Studies, and Policy Studies). We seek to hire cooperative teachers who understand the goals and objectives of the program and participate actively to achieve them.

(2)For more information about the program and the position, please see the following webpages:
http://www.dokkyo.ac.jp/zenkari/kamoku2.html
http://www.dokkyo.ac.jp/recruit/index_j.html
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