“Shokutaku” Full-time English Language Instructors

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“Shokutaku” Full-time English Language Instructors

Only applications submitted via the Online Application Page no later than 09:00 (JST) on February 13th 2024 will be accepted.

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“Shokutaku” Full-Time English Language Instructors (SFELI) are hired on contracts for one-year terms renewable up to four times subject to approval by the screening committee. Please make sure to visit our website for more details. https://en.ritsumeikan-trust.jp/info/employment/

Job details:

1. Job Description / Responsibilities
(1) Each SFELI will teach an average of ten credit-hours (koma)
per week per semester (one credit-hour is 90 minutes).
(2) SFELI will also be asked to perform various duties related to education at our institution.

2. Qualifications for Employment
(1) Candidates must be capable of teaching English as a foreign language.
(2) Candidates must have at least a master’s degree at the time of application, with a relevant research field in an area such as the following: TESL/TEFL/TESOL, Applied Linguistics (including CALL and other language education technologies, testing, etc.), Linguistics, Intercultural Communication, and Area Studies.
(3) Candidates must have experience teaching students of English. It may be desirable for candidates to have experience teaching CALL, CLIL, remedial classes for learners with limited English language proficiency, and/or TOEFL/TOEIC preparation courses.
*Those who have a part-time or fixed term contract with the Ritsumeikan Trust in the academic year 2023 are unable to apply. However, those with an indefinite part-time contract are eligible.

3. Number of Openings for the SFELI Position and Term of Employment
Number of positions available: 1
Term of employment: April 1, 2024 to March 31,2025 (No trial term)
(Annual contract, renewable up to four times subject to approval by the screening committee.)
* A Shokutaku Instructor shall not be hired after the first March 31 following the day on which he or she turns a full 70 years of age.

4. Affiliation
Language Education Center

5. Place of Work
One or two of these campuses:
Ritsumeikan University’s Kinugasa Campus (KIC), Biwako-Kusatsu Campus (BKC), or Osaka Ibaraki Campus (OIC).

6. Conditions of Employment
Monthly Salary: 350,500yen, Summer Bonus: 500,000yen, Year-end Bonus: 500,000yen (Total Remuneration: 5,206,000yen)
Allowance: Commuting Allowance, Over time working allowance etc.

Employment insurance, Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance, and Social Insurance (medical insurance, pension)

7. Application Materials (Submit application materials through the Online Application Form)
(1) Application Form (designated format)
※Please access our employment information page (https://en.ritsumeikan-trust.jp/info/employment/) and download the application form.
(2) A photocopy of the original certificate of your highest academic degree earned.
(3) A list of publications and conference presentations. (No particular format.)
(4) Abstracts of up to three of your academic papers. (Please limit them to 500 words in English or 400 characters in Japanese. No particular format.)
(5) A photocopy of your original TESL/TEFL/TESOL certificate if you have such a qualification.
※Please note that Application Materials will not be returned.
※Please be sure to include all relevant information on our official application forms and do not attach a separate CV or other personal documents.
※Any personal information that we have obtained through your application will be handled in accordance with the ‘Protection of Personal Information Act’ and will be used strictly for identifying candidates for the positions only.

8. Application Deadline
Only applications that are submitted through the Online Application Form no later than 9:00 AM (JST) on February 13, 2024 will be accepted.

9. Interviews / Selection results
Short-listed candidates will be notified via email by Monday, February 19, 2024 and will be interviewed on Friday, February 23, 2024.
If you are invited to this interview, you will be informed of the result by the end of March 2024 (scheduled) by e-mail.
※Inquiries about the selection process results cannot be answered individually.

10. Other
〇We welcome women candidates according to The Act on Promotion of Women’s Participation and Advancement in the Workplace.
〇We have various systems related to work-life balance.

〇Smoking is prohibited throughout the entire premises of Ritsumeikan University and no smoking spaces are provided.

11. Contact for Inquiries
Office of Language Education Planning and Development (Gengo Kyoiku Kikaku-ka)
Ritsumeikan University Osaka Ibaraki Campus
Kamoto (Ms.), Koshiba (Ms.)
Tel: +81-72-665-2061
Fax: +81-72-665-2059
Email: g-jinji@st.ritsumei.ac.jp


Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Contact details:

Office of Language Education Planning and Development
(Gengo Kyoiku Kikaku-ka)
Ritsumeikan University Osaka Ibaraki Campus
Kamoto(Ms.), Koshiba(Ms.)
Tel: +81-72-665-2061
Fax: +81-72-665-2059
Email: g-jinji@st.ritsumei.ac.jp

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