GSAPS Academic Recruitment April 2020 for the Post of Assistant Professor(without tenure) Koshi (ninkitsuki)

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    27/08/2019 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
    Japan › Tokyo
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1. Number of Positions: ONE

2. Form of Employment: Fulltime position (adjunct, fixed-term contract)

3. Expected Date to Assume Duty: April 1, 2020

4. Rank: Assistant Professor (without tenure) Koshi (ninkitsuki)

5. Expected Responsibilities:

I. Education
The expected teaching load is seven courses per year taught in Japanese and English.
・Teaching two courses per year in one of the following three fields of specialization related to the Asia-Pacific Region. (Please indicate your preferred field of specialization in your essay).
a) Area Studies b) International Relations c) International Cooperation / Policy Studies
・Teaching “Analysis of Quantitative Data" (five courses per year)
・Serving as MA thesis examiner

II. Research
・Giving an academic talk on the current research project each year
・Applying for Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKEN)

III. Administrative responsibilities
・The expected administrative responsibilities include:
・Those related to the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies (GSAPS) and the Waseda Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies (WIAPS)
・Attending the GSAPS and WIAPS faculty meetings
・Those related to subsidized projects including preparation of applications and implementation of projects
・Those related to the management of The GSAPS Journal
・Planning and organizing GSAPS/WIAPS events

The Assistant Professor may be requested to take on extra responsibilities upon consultation with the dean of GSAPS.

6. Period of Duty: Two Years (April 1, 2020 – March 31, 2022)
This is a fixed-term position. After the above period of duty expires and if the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies deems appropriate (based on factors such as educational and research achievements, work attitude, among others), the period of duty may be extended on a yearly basis (up to twice in total). The longest possible length of period of duty for this post is four years in total, including the initial period of duty of two years.

NOTE: There is an upper limit on the total length of fixed-term employment at Waseda University for those with a fixed-term employment contract with Waseda University after April 1, 2013 (regardless of title/position) and without any lapse of employment for six months or more at Waseda University before the expected date to assume duty for this position. Therefore the actual contract period may not be identical to the period of duty indicated above.

7. Workplace:
Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies(GSAPS) & Waseda Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies (WIAPS)
Waseda University 1-21-1 Nishi-Waseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo


In accordance with the regulations stipulated by the University.
-Work hours: 4 days or more per week, up to 8 hours per day (up to 40 hours per week in total)
-Salary: Example based on the 2019 regulations:Annual salary for a 32-year-old Koshi(Ninkitsuki): JPY 5,565, 240 (before tax)
-Benefits: Transit subsidy and severance pay (if applicable) in accordance with the Waseda University regulations. No other form of benefit such as annual bonuses available.
-Non-working days and holidays: Sunday;New Year holidays, national holidays and university holiday (except those on which Waseda University is scheduled to hold classes)
-Vacations:Those mandated by the labor standards act and set by Waseda University(New Year holidays, summer recess etc.)
-Social security: Employee's pension insurance, health insurance, nursing-care insurance, employment insurance, workers' accident compensation insurance

Additional comments

Waseda University is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty in order to promote globalization and gender equality on campus. In all matters related to faculty recruitment and promotion, the University prohibits any form of discrimination on the basis of national origin, gender, religion, creed, political affiliation, or disability.

English job title "Assistant Professor(without tenure)" corresponds to Japanese job title "Koshi (ninkitsuki) [Full-time Lecturer]" at Waseda University.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Waseda University

EURAXESS offer ID: 428330
Posting organisation offer ID: D119070805


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