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Call for applications for the College of Intercultural Communication Assistant Professor position


The College of Intercultural Communication at Rikkyo University seeks applications for a non-tenure track Assistant Professor position in Language Studies, Interpreting & Translation Studies, Communication Studies, or Global Studies.

Position Assistant Professor (non-tenured)
Areas of Specialization Language Studies, Interpreting & Translation
Studies, Communication Studies, or Global Studies
Responsibilities (1) teach all levels of communication skills courses (Communication Seminar) and designated courses in English based on the need of the college and the individual’s expertise;
(2) teach English courses in the Center for General Curriculum Development; and
(3) fulfill administrative responsibilities assigned by the college.
Type of Employment Full time (one year appointment to begin April 2016. The contract is renewable on an annual basis up to four times.) 
Qualifications Applicants must:
(1) possess native or near-native proficiency in English; 
(2) have a good command of Japanese;
(3) have a master's degree (or PhD) in Language Studies, Interpreting & Translation Studies, Communication Studies, or Global Studies; and
(4) have a strong record of quality teaching and demonstrated potential for scholarly research
Starting Date April 1st, 2016
Application Materials (1) Curriculum Vitae in the Rikkyo format (including telephone number, e-mail address, courses taught under "Professional Background, Teaching Experiences," and a list of scholarly publications).
(2) Three examples of recent scholarly work
(3) Two letters of recommendation

*All applications should be completed in English. The Rikkyo format CV and Guidelines can be downloaded at the following links:
Curriculum Vitae
Application Deadline January 9th, 2016 (applications must arrive no later than 5 pm on January 9th.)
Mailing Address All application materials should be sent via registered mail (kakitome) to:
The “Assistant Professor” Search Committee
College of Intercultural Communication
Rikkyo University
3-34-1 Nishi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, 171-8501

*Application materials will not be returned unless you have enclosed a self-addressed stamped envelope.
Application Procedure Review of applications will begin on December 15th, 2015. Consideration will be given only to complete applications. Final candidates will be invited for a campus interview in late December.
Contact for Inquiry For further information regarding this job posting, please contact: Dr. Satomi Mori, Search Committee Chair (

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