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.
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:
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
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.)
September 1, 2022 or April 1, 2023
Application and Selection Process:
1. Register your application online. https://business.form-mailer.jp/fms/cd4dad46147278
2. Submit all the application materials online as described
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.
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
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3-10-2 Osawa, Mitaka-shi, Tokyo 181-8585, JAPAN
Prof. Mikiko Nishimura, Chair, Department of Education and