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Meiji Gakuin University Faculty Position Opening for the Department of global and Transcultural Studies

● Type of job
Commencement date of work
Type of vacancies
Full-time (Tenured)
Professor, Associate Professor or Lecturer.
Department in charge
The successful candidate will be required to teach the following undergraduate course in English:Regional Development and World Economy
The candidate is also expected to take in charge of a certain number of other lectures and seminar courses. Most will be taught in English, but some are anticipated to be in Japanese. For this reason, the candidate should be prepared to give lectures in Japanese within a few years after the appointment.

Number of persons to be employed
Working place
Yokohama Campus
1518 Kamikurata-cho, Totsuka-ku,
Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, 244-8539 Japan

Department of Global and Transcultural Studies,
Faculty of International Studies

● 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.
This position is open to applications of any nationality or any language. Applicants should have a high level of proficiency in English that enables them carry out their university teaching and administrative work. Applicants who are not native speakers of Japanese should have reached a level of competence in the Japanese that will allow them to participate in university administrative work and to give guidance to students.

Application forms
1)Curriculum vitae with a photo and e-mail address.
2)List of publications. (Please circle three publications that are most relevant to the area of specialization of this position.
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 1,000 characters] for each of the three publications.)
4)A short essay on the role of the teachers in college education (about 2,000 characters if written in Japanese or 1000 words if written in English).
5)A syllabus for a class on “Regional Development and World Economy.” There should be a total of 30 class sessions (90 minutes each). For samples of syllabi, see the following link: https://campus.meijigakuin.ac.jp/campus/syllabus/search/SyllabusInfo.do?nendo=2012&kogikey=12MF20400

Candidates must use a standardized form for items 1) and 2). They can download the form from the following links: /personnel/faculty_member_log/attachment/entry-7.doc
Application Deadline
Applications must arrive by 2012.9.10
Please submit your application form to:
Professor Shigeki Takeo
All the above materials must be sent in one package that is with marked “Application for Modern Japanese Economy” in red letters on the front. Application materials will not in principle be returned. The package should be sent to the following address by registered mail or an international courier service:Dean, Faculty of International Studies
Meiji Gakuin University
1518 Kamikurata-cho, Totsuka-ku,
Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, 244-8539 Japan

The package should be sent to the following address by registered mail or an international courier service:

※Notice of acceptance of the documents will be sent by e-mail.

For further information, please contact the Faculty of International Studies Office at: kokusai@mguad.meijigakuin.ac.jp

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