Call for Applicants for a Full-time Position : Department of Language Teaching

2017 年 11 月 8 日

The Department of Language Teaching, Kyoto Seika University invites applicants for a faculty position as professor, associate professor, or lecturer.


Department of Language Education


One position for Full-time Professor, Associate Professor or Lecturer

3.Term of Employment

Employment until the mandatory retirement age of 65.

4.Date of Appointment

April, 2018

5.Main Duties

Teaching English required for 1st and 2nd year students (e.g., English 1, 2 ,3, 4, Business English 1, 2, and Academic Communication Skills 1,2)
Conducting research in the field of foreign language teaching
Duties related to the development and management of the foreign language curriculum
Administrative duties at Kyoto Seika University
Providing extracurricular activities for students
Teaching other subjects/courses in the future is possible


Applicants should

understand of the educational principle on which Kyoto Seika University is founded
have a Ph.D. or the equivalent level in TESOL, TEFL, Applied Linguistics, Linguistics or other related areas
have at least three-year experience of teaching English language to Japanese college-level students
design and manage global education and international exchange
support students in extracurricular activities
be familiar with English teaching in Japanese junior and senior high school
be able to conduct administrative works in fluent Japanese
have experience of coordinating foreign language subjects/courses/programs is preferred
work cooperatively to develop and promote language classes

7.Application Materials

Curriculum vitae with a recently taken photograph
List of Academic and Educational Achievements
※The above forms are available for download at
Three representative publications (original, offprint or copies) and abstracts of each of the representative publications (approximately 500 words in English or 400 characters in Japanese, one page of A4-size paper)
Essay on English education and research at Kyoto Seika University (approximately 1,500 words in English or 2,000 characters in Japanese, one page of A4-size paper)

8.Deadline for applications

No later than November 24, 2017

9.Starting date

April 1st, 2018

10.Submission address

addressed to the President of Kyoto Seika University
137 Iwakura Kino-cho, Sakyo-ku
Kyoto 606-8588


Section of Educational Affairs
Tel : 075-702-5317
Fax : 075-702-8819

Personal information will be treated with confidentiality.
Applicants should send the documents above by registered post. E-mail submission will not be accepted.
Applicants should write "Application for IEFL-2018" in red on the envelope. The submitted documents will not be returned unless requested. Applicants who wish to have them returned must enclose a self-addressed envelope with stamps to cover the return shipment.
The results will be informed to the applicants as soon as the screening is over. Announcement of the 1st screening results of is scheduled around December 25, 2017.
After documentary screening (the 1st screening), short-listed candidates will give a class demonstration and be interviewed (the 2nd screening). Depending on the situation, 3rd screening might be conducted.
Kyoto Seika University cannot provide finalists' travel and accommodation expenses for the interview and teaching demonstration.
Salary and benefits are specified in the Kyoto Seika University's employment regulations (for inquiry, Section of General Affairs, TEL 075-702-5131, FAX 075-702-8819).
Kyoto Seika University declares its commitment to diversity and the fulfillment of its educational mission in order to build a strong universal community. Kyoto Seika University actively promotes a workplace which respects for the dignity of each individual regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, and so on. For details, see the following university's website (in Japanese):