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Faculty in Educational Technology (E-learning and Learning Analytics)

International Christian University
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Aug 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Instructional Technology & Design, Other Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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International Christian University (ICU) is a private, bilingual university that provides a first-class liberal arts education in a culturally and religiously diverse international community of students, faculty and staff. ICU’s educational mission is based on Christian and democratic principles. ICU has approximately 3,000 students and over 150 faculty members from Japan and overseas. The university is located on a wooded campus in the suburbs of Tokyo. We are pleased to announce an open search for a full-time faculty position in Educational Technology with a particular focus on Online Education including e-learning and Learning Analytics. The successful applicant is expected to teach general education, foundation and area major courses in the College of Liberal Arts, as well as courses in the Graduate School. 

Department of Education and Language Education is searching for the following candidate:

Rank: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in Educational Technology (Online Education including e-learning and Learning Analytics)

Terms of Employment:

1. Assistant Professor: Tenure-track position for an initial five-year term. (The term may be shortened to three years, depending on previous experience). If tenure is approved at the end of the term, the position will be made permanent and promotion to the rank of Associate Professor will be granted.

2. Associate Professor & Professor: Employment until the mandatory retirement age of 65.

Employment Conditions:

1. Salary: In accordance with ICU employment regulations 2. Allowances: Available in accordance with ICU employment regulations (e.g. commuting allowance) 3. Working hours: In accordance with ICU employment regulations 4. Social insurance: Coverage by the Promotion and Mutual Aid Corporation for Private Schools of Japan (PMAC), workers’ compensation, etc.

Number of Positions:

One (1)


1. A Ph.D. or equivalent in Educational Technology or a related field is required.

2. Languages of Instruction: English

3. Research and teaching experience in quantitative research methods

4. Christian (of any denomination). In exceptional circumstances, a non-Christian who affirms ICU's Christian ideals and commits to realizing them

Deadline for Applications:

Applications and supporting materials must be submitted no later than August 31, 2021, 17:00 (JST). (The deadline may be extended until an appropriate candidate is found.)

Starting Date:

September 1, 2022 or April 1, 2023

Application and Selection Process:

1. Register your application online.

2. Submit all the application materials online as described below.

3. After documentary screening, short-listed candidates will be requested to give a lecture and will be interviewed.

Notification of Decision:

Applicants will be notified of the final decision by e-mail.

Application Materials:

1. Curriculum Vitae

2. List of Academic Publications (Do not send actual publications unless requested.)

3. Name and contact information of three academic references and one church minister/leader who can testify to the applicant's commitment to Christianity. We will approach your referees as necessary. (In the case of non-Christian applicants, please include within your cover letter a statement offering your affirmation of ICU's Christian ideals and your commitment to realizing them. In this case, a pastoral reference is not necessary.)

4. A cover letter explaining why the applicant is applying for the position. URL for Uploading

*ICU has a contract with Dropbox Education with high security. You do not need a Dropbox account to upload files. Ignore an email message automatically transmitted by Dropbox, notifying the completion of file uploading.

File requirements:

・Format : PDF ・Size : Less than 3 MB (per file)

・Combine the documents into one file if possible.

・File name : Family name_All (e.g. Smith_All) *If it is not possible to combine the documents into one file, name the files as follows. Family name_CV, Family name_publication, Family name_references, Family name_coverletter

If online submission is not possible, please write to the contact person below. Personal information will be treated with confidentiality

Contact Address:

3-10-2 Osawa, Mitaka-shi, Tokyo 181-8585, JAPAN

Contact Person:

Prof. Mikiko Nishimura, Chair, Department of Education and Language Education






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