Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position in Financial Technology (Teaching in English)

Tokyo International University
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Sep 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Tokyo International University:

Tokyo International University (TIU) offers undergraduate and graduate programs both in Japanese and English. The English track degree program, called E-Track and taught entirely in English, attracts students from Japan as well as from around the world. The curriculum of the E-Track Program enables students to cultivate a broad educational background and deepen their knowledge in specialized fields of Digital Business, Business Economics, and International Relations. E-Track also boasts comfortable class size, creating stronger bonds between students and teaching staff.

More details about TIU can be found here: https://www.tiu.ac.jp/etrack/

The positions:

     Qualified candidates are sought for a position, with concentration areas as follows:

  • Fintech
  • Financial Engineering
  • Computational Finance
  • Digital Banking
  • Data Security
  • Encryption Technologies
  • Cryptocurrency Technologies

Requirements: The position is open for Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level, depending on qualifications. The candidates must have a PhD in the areas of Finance/Computer Science/Mathematics/ Statistics/Business Management/Financial Technology/ Financial Engineering/ Engineering or related areas and be able to teach any courses stated above in “concentration areas”.  Candidates must have some proven research record and/or practical experience.

Starting date:  April 1, 2022

Candidates with a proven track record will have to provide evidence of recent and expected publications.  Recent PhD graduates and ones expecting to graduate before Apr, 2022 are encouraged to apply.

Successful candidate will be offered either a tenured or ‘tenure-track’ position depending on experience. The ‘tenure-track system’ refers to a system under which a newly hired full-time faculty member transitions to tenure status after successfully completing a track period and the tenure screening process within a maximum of five years.

Content of work including Teaching:

The teaching could involve both undergraduate and graduate levels. TIU operates on a semester basis and each course lesson is held twice per week over the duration of 14 weeks per semester (each lesson is 90 minutes); the successful candidate will be in charge of three courses per semester. All the classes are conducted at TIU’s Kawagoe Campus; the academic year is from April to March (of following year). Spring semester is from April to July, Fall semester is from September to January.

Fluency in English is required, and knowledge of Japanese would be an asset. Responsibilities include advising and working with students from diverse backgrounds, as well as undertaking quality research.


Salary/Compensation/Research Support:

A competitive salary is offered. Remuneration package includes health insurance, pension, commuting allowance, annual research fund and individual research office.


Application Package:

Applications are accepted till November 30, 2021. Candidates should submit following documents by email to saiyou@tiu.ac.jp :

1) Cover letter of application
2) Curriculum vitae (please also include your complete contact details and contact information of three references - references will not be contacted without first notifying the applicant.)
3) List of classes taught (including title of class, brief description of contents, level)
4) Course syllabi of related fields that have been taught at any higher educational institution
5) Full text of three research achievements (i.e. Journal, publication, etc.)
6) Copy of diploma or transcript showing proof of Ph.D. or enrollment in a Ph.D. program
7) Job advertisement information (i.e. The Chronicle of Higher Education)


* We request that all application documents be send via e-mail and not by postal mail. Items sent through postal mail cannot be returned.
* Please describe your contact details clearly (phone number, e-mail address, postal address, etc.)
* E-mail accounts such as @hotmail, @msn, @live and @outlook may experience difficulty in receiving e-mails from the University, so please kindly provide other accounts.  

Selection process:

Review of applications will be taken first, and only applicants deemed suitable will be contacted and invited for the interview (in person or via Skype). Those applicants who are invited to the interview might be requested to submit the Letter of Recommendation by relevant institutions.

Contact details:

Human Resources Department , Tokyo International University Foundation

4-23-23, Takadanobaba, Shinjuku, Tokyo 169-0075

    Email: saiyou@tiu.ac.jp



All information collected will be used solely for its intended purpose of evaluating applicants. Information will not be used for any other purpose.

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