Faculty of International Communication, Department of English Communication

Associate Professor : Regular employee / Tenured / Non-tenure track / Probationary period absent

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

Job description

  • Background of the recruitment and description of the project

    Faculty of International Communication, Department of English Communication, Associate Professor (tenured) or Lecturer (tenure-track)
    【Fields of specialization】
    English studies, linguistics (Sociolinguistics, DiscourseAnalysis, Intercultural Communication, CognitiveLinguistics, Pragmatics, Corpus Linguistics, or relatedfields)

  • Work content and job description

    Delivering courses related to the candidate’s field of specialization (at the undergraduate and the graduate levels) as well as courses in the English program (e.g., Grammar, Essay Writing, Presentation, Debate & Discussion, Pronunciation). In principle, teaching five 90-minute undergraduate courses per week with the possibility of an additional 90-minute graduate course

  • Assigned department

    Existing departments

    Faculty of International Communication

Job type

  • Associate Professor
  • Lecturer level

Research field

  • Humanities & Social Sciences – English linguistics
  • Humanities & Social Sciences – Linguistics

Wages

  • Associate Professor

    Annual Salary : 6 million yen ~ 8 million yen

    Determined based on your educational background, age, etc.

  • Lecturer level

    Annual Salary : 4 million yen ~ 6 million yen

    Determined based on your educational background, age, etc.

Working hours

  • Associate Professor

    Working hours :08:30-17:15

    Break time :12:00-13:00

    Holidays : 2 days off per week

    Overtime and other explanations : The Discretionary Labor System for Professional Work applies.

  • Lecturer level

    Working hours :08:30-17:15

    Break time :12:00-13:00

Application requirements

Qualifications

  • Education and Degree Requirements

    Others

    Those who have obtained or are expected to obtain a doctoral degree, or those who have research achievements equivalent to those of a doctoral degree.

  • Work experience

    At least one year experience of teaching English (at the university level preferred) and a willingne ss to work enthusiastically on English teaching activities at a university.

  • Description

    ・Native speaker of English with Japanese proficiency to carry out administrative duties, or speaker of Japanese as a first language with advanced English proficiency to teach classes in English.
    ・Actively engage in university work such as committee activities, public relations, and community service activities.

Employment Type

  • Associate Professor

    Regular employee

  • Lecturer level

    Regular employee

Contract period

  • Associate Professor

    Tenured – Non-tenure track

    Probationary period absent

  • Lecturer level

    Nontenured – Non-tenure track

    If hired as a lecturer, a tenure system will be applied (5-year term, reappointment possible).
    If a faculty member is promoted to Associate Professor during his/her tenure, the tenure system will no longer apply.
    *Please refer to the following URL for the university’s “Regulations Concerning Term of Office, Appointment, and Reappointment of Tenured Faculty Members.
    https://www.gpwu.ac.jp/img/4d18a37f954221805cfea08016fc9fa3d21b42c3.pdf

    Probationary period absent

Work location

  • 370-1193 Gunma Tamamura-machi, Sawa-gun 1395-1, Kaminote

Compensation

  • Various systems

    Pay increase system : available

    Bonus : available (Twice in June and December)

    Retirement allowances : available

    Transportation expenses : available

    Retirement age : available (The retirement age is 65)

  • Insurance

    Employees’ Health Insurance : available (Mutual Aid Association of Public School Teachers)

    Employees’ Pension Insurance : available (Mutual Aid Association of Public School Teachers)

    Worker’s accident insurance : available (Fund for Local Government Employees’ Accident Compensation )

    Employment insurance : available

  • Measures for preventing passive smoking at the workplace

    Smoking is completely prohibited on the university campus.

Application Considerations

Number of hired

1 person(s)

Hiring date : 2024/10/01

Starting date : 2024/10/01

Job content supplemental explanation

The hiring date (starting date) is either “October 1, 2024” or “April 1, 2025.”

Application period

2023/10/03~2024/01/31 Deadline for receipt

Application method

  • Application documents (specified forms)

  • Attached documents

    Application Form : Online Submission , Mailing

    Curriculum Vitae with photo attached, including the date of birth and email address. Use the western calendar year.
    Indicate the desired date of employment (October 1, 2024 or April 1, 2025).
    Achievements and Activities : Online Submission , Mailing

    List of accomplishments related to education, research, social contribution, and prac tice (A4 paper).

    Other online application forms
    ・Three major publications or other publications. *In the case of a book or doctoral dissertation, please submit a copy of a chapter (part/selection). More chapter(s) may be required to be submitted during the selection process.
    ・One essay written in English (A4 size, 1,000 words maximum) including the following:
    a) outline of education, research, social contribution and teaching experience
    b) research that you would like to undertake at the university
    c) how you would like to contribute to the English language program as an instructor and member
    of our faculty
    ・A syllabus (15 classes, A4 size one page) for a specialized course for 2n d year students in your field of expertise.
    ・The names, affiliations, nature of the relationship (e.g., academic advisor) and contact information (phone number and email address) of two referees who can provide information about the applicant’s educational background, research and teaching activities, and community services.
    ・A copy of the final degree certificate or (for prospective students) a copy of the degree certificate. *If we contact you during the selection process, y ou may be asked to submit transcripts and degree certificates (official documents issued by the university certifying that you have earned a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral degree).

    Other Mailing Documents
    ・Three major publications or other publications. *In the case of a book or doctoral dissertation, please submit a copy of a chapter (part/selection). More chapter(s) may be required to be submitted during the selection process.
    ・One essay written in English (A4 size, 1,000 words maximum) including the following:
    a) outline of education, research, social contribution and teaching experience
    b) research that you would like to undertake at the university
    c) how you would like to contribute to the English language program as an instructor and member
    of our faculty
    ・A syllabus (15 classes, A4 size one page) for a specialized course for 2n d year students in your field of expertise.
    ・The names, affiliations, nature of the relationship (e.g., academic advisor) and contact information (phone number and email address) of two referees who can provide information about the applicant’s educational background, research and teaching activities, and community services.
    ・A copy of the final degree certificate or (for prospective students) a copy of the degree certificate. *If we contact you during the selection process, y ou may be asked to submit transcripts and degree certificates (official documents issued by the university certifying that you have earned a Bachelor’s,
    Master’s or Doctoral degree).

  • Return of application documents

    Others

    Application documents will not be returned. Personal information contained in submitted documents and materials will not be used for any purpose other than selection and recruitment.

  • Application document submission method (physically mailed documents)

    370-1193 Gunma Tamamura-machi, Sawa-gun 1395-1, Kaminote
    Gunma Prefectural Women’s University, President, Hiroki Shiozawa

Selection / Notification of result

  • Selection

    After screening the application materials, selected candidates will be asked to participate in an interview and a mock lesson at the
    university. (Interviews may be conducted online depending on the future prevalence of COVID-19.)
    Please note that travel and other expenses for the interview will not be compensated.

  • Notification of result

    Upon completion of the selection process, the applicant will be notified of the results in writing as soon as possible.

Contact details

Gunma Prefectural Women’s University

Faculty of International Communication, Department of English Communication

Naomi Ogasawara(course director)

jinji@fic.gpwu.ac.jp

Notes

After employment, the applicant must reside in an area that does not interfere with the University’s operations.

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