Kansai Gaidai University has openings for assistant professors in IES, starting September 2017. The university is interested in professional IES faculty who will make a serious commitment to its program.
Teach 15 hours per week per semester. Instructors are also expected to hold at least three office hours per week, attend meetings, participate in interviews, hold demonstration classes, develop and share instructional materials, participate in peer observation and evaluation, and other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in TESL, TESOL, Applied Linguistics with a TESL emphasis, Linguistics with a TESL emphasis, English with a TESL emphasis, or Education with a TESL emphasis.
Minimum of 3 years teaching English to speakers of other languages, at least 2 of which must be in a country other than the candidate’s nationality. Additional experience preferred.
High level of English proficiency speakers preferred. Speakers with TOEFL iBT scores of 120 (30 for each section: Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening) will be considered.
TERM OF CONTRACT:
5 years, or less in some situations. Non-renewable in either case.
INITIAL HIRING SALARY:
Annual salary of about 4,000,000 yen; rank as Assistant Professor
Benefits provided include furnished, housing; reimbursement for airfare from the country of residence to Japan for the teacher (not for accompanying family members) upon arrival at Kansai Gaidai; return flight for the teacher on completion of 5 full years; and payment of half of the health insurance (mandated by the university) premiums.
Successful applicants are required to teach as specified in the Kansai Gaidai curriculum and course syllabi, using the specified textbooks. Successful candidates should expect to arrive in Osaka the last week of August 2017 for September 2017 commencement.
HOW TO APPLY:
Send a CV and 3 letters of reference along with a cover letter addressing your qualifications and statement of purpose for this position, either by email or by post. No telephone inquiries, please. Applications will be accepted until positions fill.
If you are sending the application documents via post, please clearly indicate on the envelope that you are applying for the “September 2017 Assistant Professor position.” When applying via email, please indicate in the subject line that you are applying for the “September 2017 Assistant Professor position.”
Application should be sent to:
Dr. Lisa Miller
Kansai Gaidai University
Hirakata City, Osaka 573-1001 JAPAN