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Recruitment of Teachers and Staff(the Faculty of Global Communications)

English Course Section

PositionAssistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor (tenured)
Starting dateApril 1, 2019
Teaching duties
  1. Major courses (including language courses, content courses, and study-abroad programs) for the Faculty of Global Communications, and
  2. Undergraduate English courses for all faculties in the university
Qualifications and Applicant conditions
(All of the following must be satisfied)
  1. A Ph.D. degree (or equivalent qualification) in a field related to the social sciences (including but not limited to the following areas: international relations, international politics, etc.)
  2. Some experience in teaching their areas of specialization and preferably university-level English language courses
  3. First language is English, or an equivalent level of English proficiency
  4. Japanese ability required to carry out administrative duties
  5. A high level of enthusiasm toward the language education in the Faculty of Global Communications
  6. Willingness to participate in departmental and university-wide committees, including those related to creation of entrance examinations
  7. Resident (after April 1, 2019) of the Kinki area of Japan
  1. Teaching load: A minimum of 6~7 90-minute classes per week
  2. Entrance examination duties and others (including committee duties) contributing to the management of the Faculty of Global Communications as well as Doshisha University
Application materials
  1. Curriculum Vitae (履歴書, rirekisho) and a list of academic publications (業績書, gyosekisho) (either in English or in Japanese)
    (Click for required format) [Excel 66KB]
  2. One offprint/copy of each of three (3) major publications, with a Japanese synopsis (up to 1200 characters) for each publication
  3. Statement in English (about 1,200 words), explaining the reason for applying, including teaching philosophy as well as research plan
  4. One copy of Doctorate certificate or Master’s degree certificate
Deadline for applicationApplication materials must arrive by 5 p.m., Friday, August 24, 2018, via registered mail (kakitome) or commercial parcel delivery (takuhaibin).
Send applications toProfessor Masahiro Minai, Dean
Faculty of Global Communications
Doshisha University
1-3 Tatara Miyakodani, Kyotanabe
Kyoto 610-0394

N.B. Please print “Application Documents (English Section)” in red on the face of the envelope.
Please include your address, telephone number, and e-mail address information which is available anytime.
Please note
  1. After receipt of initial application materials, requests may be made for additional items.
  2. We may request to see original degree certificates.
  3. Upon completion of initial screening procedures, final candidates will be interviewed, and may be asked to give a demonstration lesson.
  4. For those candidates who are requested to come to Doshisha for an interview, full or partial funding for transportation costs may be available according to the Faculty’s regulations regarding such funding.
  5. Candidates will be directly notified of the results upon completion of the process.
  6. Application materials cannot be returned.

*For inquiry regarding this recruitment, please e-mail:jt-gcjm@mail.doshisha.ac.jp

Application materials will be retained by the Faulty of Global Communications and will be safely disposed of after the selection. Personal information will not be used for purposes other than the selection, according to the Protection of Personal Information Law of Japan.