Employment opportunities

Meiji Gakuin University Faculty of International Studies

● Type of job
Commencement date of work
Type of vacancies
Full-time (Tenured) 
Associate Professor or Assistant Professor.
Department in charge
The successful candidate will be required to teach undergraduate courses in:
(1) The economy of South Asia or the economy of West Asia (Both in English and in Japanese)
(2) Studies in Agriculture & Food resources, Agricultural economics, Development economics or a related field (in English)
Number of persons to be employed
Working place
Yokohama Campus
1518 Kamikurata-cho, Totsuka-ku,
Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, 244-8539 Japan
● How to apply
Application requirements
The candidate is required to have a Ph.D. In an exceptional case, a candidate without a Ph.D. may also be considered if the applicant has an equivalent level of knowledge and has demonstrated research and professional experience. 
Application forms
1. Curriculum vitae with a photo and email address.
2. List of publications. (Please circle three publications that are most relevant to the position’s area of specialization. Indicate the most important of the three with a double circle.)
3. Reprints or copies of the circled three publications. (Attach a summary in Japanese [about 1000 characters] for each of the three publications.)
4. A short essay in Japanese on the role of the teachers in college education (about 2000 characters).

Candidates must use a standardized form for items 1 and 2. They can download the form from the following links:

MSWord format 

PDF format

All the materials must be printed on A4-sized paper except for the submissions under item 3.
Application materials will not in principle be returned.
Please use the Christian era dating method when writing in years.
All the above materials must be sent in one package that is with marked “International Faculty Member Application” in red letters on the front. The package should to be sent to the following address by registered mail or an international courier service:

【Selection procedure】
After a screening of the application materials, selected candidates will be invited for an interview held on January 9, 2010.
Application Deadline
Applications must arrive by 2009.11.28
Please submit your application form to:
Professor Nozomu Abe 
Dean, Faculty of International Studies
Meiji Gakuin University
1518 Kamikurata-cho, Totsuka-ku,
Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, 244-8539 Japan
please contact the Faculty of International Studies Office at
This university is founded on christian principles. Your knowledge of these principles will be highly appreciated.