LINGUIST List 29.3527

Thu Sep 13 2018

Jobs: Japanese; Applied Linguistics: Professor, International Christian University

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Date: 12-Sep-2018
From: Yasuyo Moriya <>
Subject: Japanese; Applied Linguistics: Professor, International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan
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University or Organization: International Christian University
Department: Education and Language Education
Job Location: Tokyo, Japan
Web Address:
Job Title: Full-time Faculty of Japanese Linguistics and Japanese Education

Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)
                            Japanese Family


Announcement of Faculty Position in Applied Linguistics
Specializing in Japanese Linguistics and Japanese Pedagogy

International Christian University (ICU) is a private, bilingual liberal arts university with an undergraduate College of Liberal Arts and graduate program. ICU’s educational mission is based on Christian and democratic principles. ICU has approximately 3,000 students and over 150 faculty members from Japan and overseas. The university is located on a wooded campus in the suburbs of Tokyo.

We are pleased to announce an open search for a full-time faculty position in Applied Linguistics specializing in Japanese linguistics and Japanese pedagogy. The successful applicant is expected to teach general education, foundation, and area major courses in the College of Liberal Arts, as well as courses in the Graduate School.

- Ph.D. or equivalent in Japanese Linguistics, Japanese Pedagogy or a related field of applied linguistics is required.
- Language of instruction: Japanese and English (Knowledge of Japanese to offer courses and participate in meetings or willingness to learn Japanese for such purposes is an important asset.)
- Commitment to the University’s Christian mission

Deadline for Applications:
Applications must arrive at the address written below no later than October 31, 2018. (Deadline may be extended until an appropriate candidate is found.)

Selection Process:
- Register your application online at the application link provided below.
- Send all the application materials by post as described below.
- After documentary screening, short-listed candidates will be invited for a lecture and an interview.

Notification of Decision:
Applicants will be notified by letter.

Application Materials:
- Curriculum Vitae
- List of Academic Publications (Do not send actual publications until requested.)
- Names and contact information of three references and one person who can testify the applicant’s commitment to Christianity.
- Essay describing why the applicant is well-qualified for the position.

An application package with all necessary materials should be sent by registered mail to:
Professor Yasuyo Moriya
Chair, Department of Education and Language Education
International Christian University,
3-10-2 Osawa, Mitaka, Tokyo 181-8585, JAPAN

- Write “Application for Position (Applied Linguistics)” on the envelope.
- Complete the online registration in addition to sending the application materials by post.
- No applications will be accepted by email attachment.
- Submitted application materials will not be returned.
- Personal information will be treated with confidentiality.

Contact Address:
3-10-2 Osawa, Mitaka-shi, Tokyo 181-8585, JAPAN

Contact Person:
Prof. Yasuyo Moriya

Position of Contact Person:
Chair, Department of Education and Language Education


Attached Files:

Additional Information:
For inquiries, please contact the above email address.

Application Deadline: 31-Oct-2018 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Yasuyo Moriya
Phone: +81-422-33-39-3393

Page Updated: 13-Sep-2018