LINGUIST List 27.1189

Mon Mar 07 2016

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, Waseda University

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 07-Mar-2016
From: Waseda University GEC <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, Waseda University, Tokyo Metropolitan Area, Japan
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University or Organization: Waseda University
Department: Global Education Center
Job Location: Tokyo Metropolitan Area, Japan
Web Address:
Job Title: Tenure-track or Tenured position in English Writing

Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor; Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Academic Experience, Knowledge, and Skills

It is expected that the successful candidate will satisfy the following conditions:

(1) Be able to develop academic English writing programs.
a) Develop textbooks for academic English writing courses at the GEC.
b) Develop and improve teaching methods suitable for courses at the GEC.
(2) Be competent to teach academic English writing as well as general English courses.
a) Teach academic English writing to Japanese and international students from the various departments and schools of Waseda University.
Note: Preference will be given to those with prior teaching experience of relevant courses in English.
(3) Conduct academic research relating to the above.
(4) Administer academic English writing courses at the GEC.
a) Train and manage graduate teaching associates/assistants at the GEC.
b) Administer educational programs in cooperation with colleagues at Waseda University.
c) Be competent to handle communication in English.
Note: Japanese language proficiency is not required, but some knowledge of Japanese language is preferred.
(5) Hold a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) or an equivalent professional accomplishment in applied linguistics, education or a related field.

Working conditions and further descriptions are listed on:
Please refer to the URL for more information.

Application Materials

(1) Faculty Employment Application Document.
Template forms:
(2) Curriculum vitae in English with a list of academic/professional accomplishments.
Template forms:
(3) Proof of award of a doctoral degree (copy of a diploma or degree certificate issued by the graduate school of the university from which the applicant received the doctoral degree).
If the candidate has no doctoral degree, proof of the highest academic degree earned must be submitted.
(4) Summary of educational achievements and a sample syllabus for a course of academic English writing for advanced students.
(5) Summary of academic research achievements and a plan for future research in the applicant’s main research area.
(6) A photocopy and/or an offprint of three major publications (books, articles, academic papers, etc.).
(7) At least two sealed letters of recommendation.
Note: To prevent a postal mishap, please enclose the letters of recommendation with your application materials. If your referees wish to send letters directly (via postal mail or email), please add their contact details to your curriculum vitae.
(8) All application materials must be typed in English.

Note: Applicants will be informed of the results of the document screening by May 11, 2016.

Application Deadline: 20-Apr-2016
Mailing Address for Applications:
Application for faculty GEC Waseda University GEC
Mailing Address for Applications:
Application for faculty GEC Waseda University GEC
1-104 Totsuka-machi, Shinjuku-ku
Tokyo 169-8050
Contact Information:
Waseda University GEC

Page Updated: 07-Mar-2016