Assistant Professor or Senior Assistant Professor of the University of Fukui Language Center

 

Lecturer level : Regular employee / Nontenured / Non-tenure track / Probationary period present

 

Assistant Professor level : Regular employee / Nontenured / Non-tenure track / Probationary period present

Job description

  • Background of the recruitment and description of the project

    Outline
    The University of Fukui is seeking an English language instructor who will work under the direction of the Language Center (LC).
    Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
    (a) to teach the English curriculum required of all students within their common education (general education) coursework, as well as the English curriculum specifically for students in the School of Medical Sciences;
    (b) to support exchange activities between international students and Japanese students within the local community
    (c) to plan, manage, and implement short-term study-abroad programs
    (d) to perform duties related to entrance examinations
    (e) to conduct research activities related to the field of expertise
    (f) to complete other duties related to the operation of Language Center

  • Work content and job description

    Academic Field
    TEFL, TESOL, SLA, English Language Education, Applied Linguistics, or English/American Literature

  • Assigned department

    Existing departments

    Language Center

Job type

  • Lecturer level
  • Assistant Professor level

Research field

  • Humanities & Social Sciences – English linguistics

Wages

  • Common to all Job Types

    Annual Salary : 5 million yen ~ 7 million yen

    The above amount is an estimate and is based on published salary levels.

Working hours

  • Common to all Job Types

    Working hours :08:30-17:15

    Break time :12:00-13:00

    Overtime and other explanations : Discretionary labor system is applied, and the employee is considered to have worked 7.75 hours a day.

Application requirements

Qualifications

  • Education and Degree Requirements

    Ph.D. / Doctor / Master

    A master’s degree or doctoral degree in one of the following areas: TEFL, TESOL, SLA, English Language Education, Applied Linguistics, or English/American Literatur

  • Description

    A qualified candidate is expected to have the following:
    (a) a master’s degree or doctoral degree in one of the following areas: TEFL, TESOL, SLA, English Language
    Education, Applied Linguistics, or English/American Literature;
    (b) experience of teaching English language to Japanese students at university, junior college, high school,
    etc.;
    (c) experience of teaching integrated skills in communicative classes;
    (d) experience of developing teaching materials;
    (e) a strong willingness to work as a member of a collaborative teaching team which gives equal consideration
    to diverse points of view;
    (f) a current or after-contract residence in Fukui-shi, Fukui, JAPAN or one of its neighboring cities and towns
    N.B.) Bilingual ability in Japanese and English will be regarded as a plus.

Employment Type

  • Common to all Job Types

    Regular employee

Contract period

  • Common to all Job Types

    Nontenured – Non-tenure track

    5 years.

    Probationary period present

    Trial period 6 month

Work location

  • 910-8507 Fukui 3-9-1, Bunkyo, Fukui-shi

Compensation

  • Various systems

    Pay increase system : available

    Bonus : available

    Retirement allowances : available

    Transportation expenses : available

    Retirement age : available

  • Insurance

    Employees’ Health Insurance : available

    Employees’ Pension Insurance : available

    Worker’s accident insurance : available

    Employment insurance : available

Application Considerations

Number of hired

1 person(s)

Hiring date : 2024/04/01

Starting date : 2024/04/01

Job content supplemental explanation

Outline
The University of Fukui is seeking an English language instructor who will work under the direction of the Language Center (LC).
Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
(a) to teach the English curriculum required of all students within their common education (general education) coursework, as well as the English curriculum specifically for students in the School of Medical Sciences;
(b) to support exchange activities between international students and Japanese students within the local community
(c) to plan, manage, and implement short-term study-abroad programs
(d) to perform duties related to entrance examinations
(e) to conduct research activities related to the field of expertise
(f) to complete other duties related to the operation of Language Center

Application period

2023/12/06~2024/01/31 Deadline for receipt

Application method

Selection / Notification of result

  • Selection

    Screening procedure
    1. Screening of application
    2. Interview and mock lesson
    Applicants who pass the first-stage screening will be invited to the University of Fukui for an interview. The
    interview includes mock lessons. All travel-related expenses incurred when coming for the interview shall
    be paid by the applicant.

  • Notification of result

    a) a 2-page (single-spaced) typed statement of your reasons for applying for the position.
    (b) a curriculum vitae (use Form 1 specified on the university website; see below for details).
    N.B.) In the “Awards, Penalties” column, enter a history of awards, penalties, disciplinary actions, etc. If
    the applicant has a history of disciplinary action related to sexual violence, including sexual harassment,
    be sure to describe the specifics in the punishment section.
    (c) Certificates of degrees or graduations
    (d) a list of publications classified into books, academic articles, and others (use Form 2)
    N.B.) Please mark * for up to three major publications
    (e) physical copies of the three major publications/achievements and the abstracts for those achievements
    N.B.) Each abstract must be up to 200 words on A4 paper
    (f) a list of English education career
    (g) a certificate to prove language proficiency
    (h) a recommendation letter

    In addition to sending the above application documents by mail, please upload the electronic data in one
    folder at the URL specified below.
    The folder name should be “Faculty Application_[Name]_YYMMDD (date uploaded).

Contact details

  • University of Fukui
  • International Affairs Division, University of Fukui
  • Language Center Faculty Selection Committee
  • 0776278439
  • gk-iadkikaku@ml.u-fukui.ac.jp

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