Part-time English teaching position available at the University of Electro-Communications

Part-time English teachers sought at the University of Electro-Communications from April 1, 2024. Teach undergraduate English courses on Tue, Fri, and/or Sat in the Spring and Fall semesters. The posts are for one academic year only; however, renewable posts may become available later in the year.


March 18th, 2024

Part-time English teaching positions available at
The University of Electro-Communications

The English department of the University of Electro-Communications, a national science university in Chofu, Tokyo, invites applications for part-time teaching positions from April 1st, 2024. The positions are offered for one academic year only, however, renewable positions on a yearly basis by mutual agreement may become available later in the year.

Teach an undergraduate English course in
Academic Spoken English (on Tuesday),
Academic Written English (on Friday), and/or
Academic Written English for the night course (on Saturday afternoon)
in the Spring (starting in April) and Fall (starting in October).
In addition, part-time teachers are expected to work cooperatively in a coordinated English program and participate in faculty development activities of the English department.

(1) Completion of a Master’s degree in TESOL (preferred), or other relevant areas.
(2) Teaching experience at university or college for at least one year.
(3) Publication of at least two academic papers (preferably refereed).
(4) Advanced proficiency in English and ability to teach through English.
(5) Working proficiency in Japanese is required to deal with the administrative requirements of the university.

10,400 yen per 90-minute koma. This amount includes preparing for class, scoring tests and assignments, communicating with students outside of class, and any other tasks related to the successful completion of this job.

(1) Resume in English, detailing:
personal background information,
relevant work experience: please include
university name,
department name and
specific course titles
publications (indicate whether they are refereed or not) or
other academic research activities
(2) Electronic copies of two publications (preferably refereed)
(3) Names and contact details of three referees

Early submission is recommended, as hiring is conducted on a rolling basis. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview in the last week of March. Applications will be accepted past the deadline until positions are filled.

Send application materials by email to Atsuko Marie Jeffreys at In the subject heading, type “Application” followed by the applicant’s name.

Deadline: Wednesday, March 27th, 2024


Contact details:

Send application materials by email to Atsuko Marie Jeffreys at .
In the subject heading, type “Application” followed by the applicant’s name.


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