Full-time Non-permanent Lecturer (or higher) Position in Political Science (Asia focus)

Location
Japan
Salary
$4,800,000.00 - $6,500,000.00
Posted
Nov 17, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

[Explanation of institution (recruitment background, institution details, explanation of project, etc.)]

Miyazaki International College (MIC) is a four-year liberal arts college accredited by the Japanese Ministry of Education (Monbukagakusho). The first liberal arts university in Japan to use English as the medium of instruction, MIC is international in scope, grounded in the social sciences and humanities, and emphasizes the study of world-wide human problems and issues in a spirit of collaboration, inquiry, and multicultural understanding. The fundamental purpose of MIC is to develop international citizens conversant in Japanese and foreign cultures and fluent in English.

Miyazaki International College is currently seeking candidates for a faculty position (lecturer or higher) in Political Science (focus on Asia). Area of specialization is open but candidates must be able to teach undergraduate level and advanced political science courses. Assignment to begin October 2021 (contract date negotiable). Salary is 4.8 – 6.5 million yen commensurate with experience and includes benefits. Two-year contract, renewable up to the age of 60 with satisfactory biennial reviews.

 

Qualifications for this position:

Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in Political Science, and have a proven track record of publications and high-quality instruction at the university level. Teaching experience with second language learners is preferred. This is principally a teaching position. Japanese ability is not required, though can help the application.

 

Application Deadline: December 15, 2020 (or until position is filled)

 

[Application method]
  1. Cover letter detailing your qualifications and skills as they relate to the position
  2. Detailed curriculum vitae
  3. Academic achievements
  4. A sample syllabus for one semester Introductory course
  5. Statement on Teaching
  6. Statement on Research
  7. Two letters of reference (non-sealed)
  8. Copy of your degree certificate for M.A./Ph.D.
  9. If in Japan, copy of your alien registration card (both front and back pages)

 

[Selection process (selection method and hiring decision), notification of result]

After reviewing the submitted documents, shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a follow-up interview. Only candidates who have passed the first screening will be notified.

 

[Contact and submission details (department, official position, name, e-mail address, and phone number of the responsible person)]

Dean of Faculty, School of International Liberal Arts

Miyazaki International College

1405 Kano-hei Kiyotake-cho

Miyazaki 889-1605

Japan

*Applications via e-mail preferred: search_pol_2021@sky.miyazaki-mic.ac.jp

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