A new public liberal arts college is opening in Hiroshima City, Japan and seeks to hire approximately 20 overseas teachers at the Professor, Associate Professor and Instructor levels.
The university seeks to establish a new educational model in Japanese higher education that encourages proactive learning, a global mindset and practical application through collaboration with external organizations including international companies and NPOs. Candidates who have (or can proactively build) networks with various entities both within Japan and overseas will be valued. Candidates should possess strong leadership ability, organizational management talent and teamwork skills.
The faculty will be covering around 50 different class subjects within specializations including Literature, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, History, Environment, Management, Public Policy, Mathematics, Accounting, Regional Revitalization, Data Science and ESL.
This is a unique opportunity for teachers to get in on the ground-floor of a new public college, take on a leadership role in their departments, and teach a course load designed specifically around their expertise.
Be there at the start of a new college, with opportunities to make your mark on a new model of education in Japan, demonstrate leadership and organizational skills, and to expand your network with local and international organizations.
Salary will be determined during the screening process and is negotiable. Benefits include health insurance, employment insurance and partial subsidization for housing.
Applicants must satisfy all the qualifications and requirements stated below:
To apply for this position, candidates must prepare a package of documents, which should be mailed to to:
Prefectural University of Hiroshima New Educational Organization Establishment Preparation Office
11F, Hiroshima Midtown Building, 1-1-17 Kamiya-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima 730-0031, Japan
Please write “Application Documents for Faculty Member at New University Enclosed” in red on the envelope, and send the documents via recorded delivery or international courier service.
Applications must arrive by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
For inquiries, please contact the university by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The package should include the following documents. The specified forms, along with detailed instructions, can be downloaded from the website http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/recruit/20190507-shindaigaku-bosyu.html
All documents must adhere to the Guidelines, which can be found on the website http://www.pu-hiroshima.ac.jp/site/recruit/20190507-shindaigaku-bosyu.html. Please note that, in order to prepare competitive application documents satisfying the employers’ expectations, candidates should view the PowerPoint to understand the concept and outline of this new and unique college.
The interview date will be determined in May, after an initial round of screening. Overseas Applicants will be interviewed online through Skype.