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an Associate Professor or an Assistant Professor in the field of French linguistics
University of Tsukuba
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Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
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National university
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Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Tsukuba is seeking applications for an Associate Professor or an Assistant Professor in the field of French linguistics.

A Full-time tenured Associate Professor (准教授) or a tenure track Assistant Professor (助教)
[Field of Study]
French linguistics (French grammar; Research and teaching interests in Japanese-French contrastive linguistics and Francophonie would be an asset.)
[Job Details]
(1) Teaching linguistics (French linguistics) at Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
(2) Teaching French linguistics at College of Humanities
(3) Teaching French as a foreign language at Center for Education of Global Communication
(4) Promotion of international collaboration with universities in the Francophonie
(5) Administrative tasks for Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences and College of Humanities
(6) Other related tasks
[Expected Starting Date]
As soon as possible after May 1, 2022

[Work Location]
1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki

Research field
Job type
Associate Professor/Lecturer (full-time) level
Assistant Professor level
Employment status
Associate Professor: No fixed term (tenured). Assistant Professor: Fiveyear term (tenure-track). After evaluation for tenure based on the employee's academic performance over a period of five years, qualified candidates will be officially employed as a tenured faculty member.
Work location
Kanto district - Ibaraki 

(1) Doctoral degree, or obtaining a doctoral degree prior to employment
(2) Research achievements in the field of French linguistics (Including publications in a foreign language is preferred.)
(3) Experience in teaching French linguistics or French as a foreign language at the university level or equivalent
(4) Japanese language skills required to perform duties of the position


The annual salary system (年棒制) is applied. Salary is based on age, qualifications, and experience, as per university policy.

Application period
2021/12/15 Deadline for receipt
/notification of result
/contact details

[Documents for Application (in Japanese or English)]
(1) Curriculum Vitae (Annex Form No. 3, downloadable)
(2) List of at least three and no more than five of the applicant's publications (books and/or papers) published within the last five years (Annex Form No. 4, downloadable)
(3) List of teaching experience (Annex Form No. 5, downloadable)
(4) An essay on the plans for teaching and research at the University of Tsukuba (Annex Form No. 6, downloadable)
(5) List of all publications and presentations (downloadable). (If the applicant has received grants, awards, or other types of external research funding, please be sure to include the information).
(6) A copy of the main publications listed in (2)
(7) Summaries of each of the main publications listed in (2) (800 characters in Japanese or 400 words in English)
(8) Consent to Processing and Extraterritorial Transfer of Personal Data under GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation) (See the attached file.)
(Applicants located in the countries that make up the European Economic Area or in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland should submit the consent form).
(9) Information below (free format)
a. E-mail address and phone number of the applicant
b. Contact information of two references (name, affiliation, e-mail address, phone number, etc.)

*All the standardized forms can be downloaded from the link below.
教員応募用書式 | 筑波大学人文社会系(
*After document screening, qualified applicants will be invited to have an interview in Japanese and to make a model lesson on the Tsukuba Campus at the University of Tsukuba. Transportation expenses for the interview will not be reimbursed. There is also the possibility that interviews will be held online. (Interviews for applicants abroad will be held online.)
[Address for the Submission of the Application Documents]
Office of the Doctoral Program in Literature and Linguistics, University of Tsukuba
1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8571, Japan
※Write in red “Position in French Linguistics" on the package and send it by registered mail. The submitted materials will not be returned unless a self-addressed stamped envelope is enclosed with your application package.
(Or combine all the required documents into a single PDF file, and send it via JREC-IN Portal Web application system.)
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E-mail: (delete the hash tags)
The subject line: Application for a position in French linguistics

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