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Faculty of International Studies, Meiji Gakuin University Public Advertisement for Faculty Position Opening

Position Information

【Affiliation】
 Department of International Studies, Faculty of International Studies, Meiji Gakuin University

【Rank】
 Professor, Associate Professor or Lecturer (tenured)

【Area of specialization】
 Economics/business with reference to the African region

【Number of openings】
 One full-time position

【Place of employment】
 Meiji Gakuin University Yokohama Campus

【Starting date】
 September 1, 2020 or April 1, 2021 (negotiable)

【Teaching responsibilities】
 The primary responsibility is a course on African Studies. In addition, the successful candidate will teach several
   small-class workshops/seminars and possibly introductory courses on social sciences. Although the main language of
   teaching is Japanese, the candidate should be able to offer one or more courses in English.

Qualifications

   Ph.D. or equivalent research expertise in areas related to the teaching responsibilities.
   High proficiency in Japanese is essential for teaching and administrative duties. A good command of English is required for educational purposes.

Application Information

【Application Materials】
  (1) Curriculum Vitae.
  (2) List of publications. Please indicate your most significant publication with a ◎ mark. Indicate two other important publications with a ○ mark.
  (3) Single copies of the three circled publications, each with a summary of 500-1,000 words.
       (Please note: this summary is necessary in addition to the short synopsis in the list of publications.)
  (4) A statement on your teaching and research aspirations (approximately 1,000 words).
  (5) A syllabus for an undergraduate course on African Studies (30 class sessions of 90 minutes each).
 

 *Items (1) and (2) require you to use the university’s standardized forms.
   You can download them from this link:
   http://www.meijigakuin.ac.jp/personnel/faculty_member_log/attachment/CV1-19.doc
 *Items (3)-(5) should be written in Japanese.
 
【Application method】
 All application materials should be sent in a single package that is marked in red letters “Application for African Studies” on the front.
   Please send the package by registered mail or international courier service to:
   Professor Hiroshi Toya
   Dean of the Faculty of International Studies
   c/o Yokohama General Affairs Division
   Meiji Gakuin University
   1518 Kamikurata-cho, Totsuka-ku Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 244-8539 Japan

【Application deadline】
 April 3, 2020 (deadline for receipt)
   * Submitted materials will not be returned to applicants. Personal information contained in these materials will be utilized solely for
      the selection for the advertised position and will not be appropriated for other purposes.

【Selection Process】
 Shortlisted candidates will be invited to Meiji Gakuin Yokohama Campus for an interview and a demonstration class. The interview
   will be held on a weekend in late May or early June.
   The university will reimburse travel expenses to the interviewees.

【Other information】
 For further information, please contact the Office for the Faculty of International Studies
 Email: kokusai@mguad.meijigakuin.ac.jp 
 

 *Meiji Gakuin is a private university originally founded as a missionary school in 1863. The successful candidate will be expected to
   have an understanding of the principles and spirit of Christianity.