Jun 04, 2019

Job Announcement for Professor or Associate Professor (English Language Education)



Job Announcement for Professor or Associate Professor (English Language Education)

1. Number of positions
5, Professor or Associate Professor

2. Starting date
April 1, 2020

3. Research field
English Language Education (CLIL, Curriculum development, Materials development, Language assessment and evaluation)

4. Job details
[1] Responsible for teaching various English language subjects (university-wide curriculum)
[2] Responsible for planning, developing and managing the university-wide language education curriculum
[3] Responsible for work related to the university's entrance exam

5. Qualifications
[1] Those who received a doctoral degree in the field of English language teaching, or those who have equivalent teaching and research ability in the relevant area.
[2] Those who have extensive knowledge of recent language teaching theories and approaches, such as CLIL.
[3] Those who have extensive knowledge and experience of curriculum development and management.
[4] Those who have proficiency in Japanese sufficient to perform administrative duties
[5] Those who can teach various skill-based and content subjects through English.
[6] Those who have a teaching experience at the university level

6. Location of the position
Rikkyo University, Center for Foreign Language Education and Research
3-34-1, Nishi Ikebukuro, Toshima, Tokyo, Japan

7. Compensation
Based on the rule of Rikkyo University

8. Application period
2019/6/28 Deadline for receipt
The application must arrive no later than June 28, 2019.

9. Application documents
[1] Curriculum Vitae (Designated Form)
[2] Research achievements (Designated Form)
Note: Please download the formats from below.
[3] Three research papers (books, printings or copies) published within the last five years.
[4] A syllabus for an English course (A4 size, 1 page) as well as the teaching plan of Day 7 of the course (A4 size, up to 3 pages), written either in Japanese or in English, satisfying the following conditions:
 ・Target students: those whose TOEIC (LR) scores are approximately 500-600
 ・Course contents: CLIL course for one of the following areas--humanities, social science, or natural science.
 ・Class size: approximately 25 students in class
 ・Class time & number of classes per semester: 100 minutes per class, meets once a week for 14 weeks per semester
[5] A personal statement “How should the university's English education in the future be?” and “How can I contribute to its realization?” written in English (approximately in 800 words).
 * During the screening process, we may ask for additional materials.
 * Application documents will not be returned.
 * Personal information in the application papers will not be used for purposes other than for the selection.

10. Submission Address
Center for Foreign Language Education and Research, Preparatory Office, Rikkyo University
3-34-1, Nishi Ikebukuro, Toshima, Tokyo 171-8501 Japan
Note: Please write "Application papers (English)" in red on envelope, and send it by a simplified registered mail.

11. Selection process
After application documents are screened, only shortlisted candidates will be asked to come to an interview. Interviews will be conducted in late July. We will contact those shortlisted by July 16.

12. Contact details
Center for Foreign Language Education and Research, Preparatory Office

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