[Explanation of institution (recruitment background, institution details, explanation of project, etc.)]We invite applications for an Assistant Professor position (Limited Term) in the field of Japan Studies.[Job details (duties, subject responsible for, etc.)]Academic English I & II, Japan Studies 1 & 2, Basic Seminar II, Seminar I & II[Address of work location and other information]Kyoto Women's University35 Kitahiyoshi-cho, Imakumano, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-8501 Japan[Available positions (Job title, number of positions, etc.)]One (1) Position AvailableAssistant Professor (Limited Term)[Starting date]April 1, 2018
[Details of required special expertise, qualification of the specific fields or degrees, etc.](1) Must satisfy the conditions listed in Articles 6 and 10 of the Kyoto Women's University Regulations for the Screening of Faculty Qualifications(2) Must be a native speaker of English who is also able to communicate in Japanese. Must possess a doctoral degree or be an ABD status
[Details of salary, working hours, holiday, period of employment and insurance, accommodation, etc.]Insurance:Private School Mutual AidSalary, benefits and other working conditions shall be as stipulated in the Kyoto Women's University Regulations Concerning Duties of Assistant Professors (Limited Term) and Regulations on the Term of Office of Assistant Professors.
[Application method (Application documents/ Submission methods of Postal mail, e-mail, Web application (including description for using JREC-IN Portal "Web application" function) etc./ Where to send documents such as address, e-mail address, etc.)](1) Curriculum Vitae Form downloadable from this page or the University Website. (2) Two (2) copies or offprints each of three (3) publications (books or academic articles) published within the last five (5) years(3) Essay on applicant's teaching and research goal at KWU: approx. 1,200 characters in Japanese or 300 words in English(4) Syllabi for Japan Studies 1 and Japan Studies 2 (each worth two (2) credits (A course consists of fifteen (15) 90-minute lectures.); no set format; please submit your syllabi in English.)Submitted application documents will not be returned and will be properly disposed of by the University.Submission AddressFaculty Office (Gakubujimuka), Academic Affairs Division, Kyoto Women's University35 Kitahiyoshi-cho, Imakumano, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-8501 Japan(For applications submitted by post, please write “Application Documents for Assistant Professor (Limited Term) of Japan Studies" on the envelope and send by registered mail.) [Selection process (selection method and hiring decision), notification of result]A document screening and interview will be conducted in accordance with the Kyoto Women's University Regulations for the Screening of Faculty Qualifications. Interviews are scheduled to be held between Thursday, September 28 and Saturday, September 30 (Applicants from overseas may be interviewed via Skype).(Each applicant contacted for an interview will be responsible for his/her own travel and accommodation expenses.)[Contact details (department, official position, name, e-mail address, and phone number of the responsible person)] * ImportantFaculty Office (Gakubujimuka), Academic Affairs Division, Kyoto Women's University35 Kitahiyoshi-cho, Imakumano, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-8501 JapanE-mail: email@example.com