LINGUIST List 25.4094

Thu Oct 16 2014

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Nagoya University of Commerce & Business

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 14-Oct-2014
From: Tak Uemura <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Nagoya University of Commerce & Business, Nisshin-shi, Aichi-ken, Japan
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University or Organization: Nagoya University of Commerce & Business
Department: Faculty of Communication
Job Location: Nisshin-shi, Aichi-ken, Japan
Web Address:
Job Title: Language Teaching Scholars

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Nagoya University of Commerce and Business, accredited by the AACSB and AMBA, seeks a number of highly motivated, collegial, responsible and academically-oriented language teaching scholars for its Faculty of Communication.

Rank: Assistant Professor

Start Date: April 1st 2015


1. ABD or Ph.D / Ed.D in TESOL/Applied Linguistics
2. English language teaching experience at the higher education level
3. High level of English language proficiency

Additional Desired Qualities

1. Experience living and working in a culturally different environment
2. Knowledge of and interest in English language teaching and learning in Japanese higher education
3. Practical English language teaching qualifications (e.g. certificates and/or diplomas with a practicum assessment)
4. Evidence of workplace collaboration and collegiality

Duties & Responsibilities

- Teaching responsibilities: 7 classes of 100 minutes each per week, focusing on English language with the aim of increasing student TOEFL/TOEIC scores
- Non-teaching responsibilities: maintain office hours; provide additional support to students; conduct and publish research; participate in all official university functions; actively participate in curriculum reform, course adaptation and faculty development


- Two-year renewable contract with a highly competitive salary based on qualifications and experience.
- Salary will be paid in 14 installments per year (Monthly salary plus an additional one month salary paid in July and in December)
- Holidays in line with normal Japanese university conventions
- Excellent benefits package including private health insurance
- One-way airfare provided to the successful applicant to Japan from home country and assistance in obtaining a Japanese work visa for those based overseas

To Apply

Please gather the following application materials in electronic form and send them to Professor Tak Uemura (Dean, Faculty of Communication) at the application email below:

1. Curriculum vitae including passport-type photo
2. List of academic and other publications
3. Letters of recommendation from current/previous academic supervisors/employers
4. Proof of degree qualifications, certificates, etc.
5. Statement of teaching and research philosophy and goals

Application Deadline: January 15th 2015

Applicants who meet the stated criteria will be contacted and invited for an interview either in person if they are Japan-based, or by Skype if based overseas.

Application Deadline: 15-Jan-2015

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Tak Uemura
Phone: +81-561-73-2111 Ext 6309
Fax: +81-561-73-1202

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