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Recruitment of Teachers and Staff (Doshisha Business School)

Announcement of Position

Area of specializationOne of the following areas:
Communication and Information Technology, Business Economics, People and Organizations, Accounting/Finance
CoursesCourses to be taught may include:
  • Communication and Information Technology
  • Business Economics
  • People and Organizations
  • Accounting/ Finance
  • Critical and Analytical Thinking (a jointly taught course)
  • Master Thesis and Research Project Ⅰ, Ⅱ, Ⅲ
PositionAssociate Professor or Professor
The position will be either a tenured position or a fixed term position, depending on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.
Number of Positions1
Starting DateApril 1, 2018
The mandatory retirement age is 65.
  1. CV (in required format*), 1 original and 3 copies
  2. Research record (in required format*), 1 original and 3 copies
  3. Syllabus for a course in one of the above areas (including course summary and schedule for fifteen 90-minute sessions), 4 copies
  4. Summary of five representative samples of research output, 4 copies
    [in English (300 words per item) or Japanese (1500 characters per item)]
  5. Copies of all research papers and other research output
*Please see the page below to download the CV and research record format.
Graduate School of Business WEBSITE
  1. Hold a Ph.D degree and internationally-recognized or international-level research record.
  2. Track record or ability to teach in an international MBA program in English in an interactive manner. All nationalities are welcome. The ability to teach in Japanese is not a requirement, but is preferred.
  3. Reside in Kyoto and come to the business school regularly.
  4. Experience teaching in an international business school and ability to contribute to administration, program development, and/or international accreditation of Doshisha Business School is preferred.
  5. Can actively engage with admission activities to recruit various types of students (private and/or government funded).
  6. Business background or education (e.g., MBA) is preferred.
  7. A person with teamwork and collaboration skills. The ability to create documents in Japanese is not a requirement, but is preferred.
Application DeadlineTuesday, July 18, 2017 (must be received by this date)
Selection Process
  1. First Screening: Review of documents
  2. Second Screening (Sunday, July 30) : Sample lecture (based on 3. in "Application" above) and interview
    For interview candidates, a travel allowance of 50,000 yen (domestic) or 200,000 yen (international) is provided.
    Please provide receipts.
    First and business class travel not covered.
    No travel allowance provided for candidates from the Kinki region.
    No accommodation allowance will be provided.
Candidates will be notified of the results of the selection process by letter.
Send application toPlease submit your application materials by registered mail or courier to:
    Prof. Kazuya Kuramoto, Dean
    Doshisha Business School
    Karasuma Imadegawa Higashi-iru
    Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
    Japan 602-8580
Contact E-mail:
  1. In principle, application materials will not be returned. After the selection, Doshisha Business School will be responsible for disposing of materials. If you would like your application materials to be returned to you, please provide a self-addressed envelope with postage.
  2. The information provided for this selection process will not be used for any other purposes, in compliance with Japanese privacy protection laws.