Employment opportunities

Meiji Gakuin University Department of International Studies

● Type of job
Commencement date of work
Type of vacancies
Professor or Associate Professor.
Department in charge
Agricultural Economy・World Food Issues (taught in both Japanese and English); The candidate is also expected to take in charge of a number of other lectures, e.g., Basic economics, and seminar courses. Note: Japanese communication skills for routine work is needed.
Number of persons to be employed
One full-time (tenured) position
Working place
Yokohama Campus(The new teacher will take an official trip to Shirokane Campus irregularly.)
Academic Specialty
Specialist in a field of Agricultural Economy, World Food Issues, and Research Region of Africa, South America, or Asia.
● How to apply
Application requirements
The candidate is required to have a Ph.D. In exceptional cases, 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.
(3) Reprints or copies of three publications. (Indicate the most important one out of the three with a circle in the list of publications.)
(4) One reference.
(5) An outline and syllabus for a lecture class on “Agricultural Economy・World Food Issues.” There should be a total of 30 class sessions (90 minutes each).
Note; Candidates must use a standardized form for items 1) and 2).
They can download the form from the following links:

*Application materials will not be returned.
*The personal data which you provided on these forms will only be used for selection purposes.
Application Deadline
Applications must arrive by 2014.9.15
Please submit your application form to:
All the above materials must be sent in one package that is with marked “Application for Agricultural Economy・World Food Issues” in red letters on the front. The package should be sent to the following address by registered mail or an international courier service:

Professor Shigeki Takeo
Dean, Faculty of International Studies
Meiji Gakuin University
1518 Kamikurata-cho, Totsuka-ku,
Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, 244-8539 Japan
Interview. Shortlisted candidates may be asked to give a demonstration class.
For further information, please contact the Faculty of International Studies Office at: kokusai@mguad.meijigakuin.ac.jp
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