Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University Faculty Recruitment Information [2/2] (Assistant Professor, Journalism)

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    18/09/2019 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
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Waseda University, a long-established private university located in central Tokyo, invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor (full time, without tenure) (in Japanese, “Koushi-Ninkitsuki") in the Faculty of Political Science and Economics. We seek individuals who wish to participate actively in education and research at the Faculty.

■Number of positions
Several positions across Political Science, Economics, and Journalism in the Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

■Starting date and duration of employment
Starting date:
Duration: Two years from the starting date of employment
At the end of this two-year period, taking into account such factors as education, research and work performance, Assistant Professor (without tenure) may be reappointed for another year. However, the combined period of employment must be completed by March 31, 2023.
Regardless of job title, if an employment contract with the university has existed at any time since April 1, 2013, the period of employment and the possibility of reappointment itself may differ from the above description.

■Duties and Responsibilities
(1) To teach three or four courses per year.
A course per year breaks down to 30 lecture / seminar sessions, each lasting for 90 minutes. At Waseda University, the academic calendar consists of two 15-week semesters.
(2) To engage in collaborative and individual research activities at the Faculty.
(3) To undertake other duties assigned by the Faculty.

1. Courses in Political Science (Study of Politics, etc.).
2. Courses in Economics (Study of Economics, etc.).
3. Courses in Journalism/Media offered at Graduate School of Political Science (Courses in Applied Journalism/Media Studies and Internship)
4. Introductory seminar courses on basic academic skills for undergraduates.
Advanced courses in Political Science, Economics or Journalism that fit the expertise of the successful applicant (including courses offered by the Graduate School of Political Science and the Graduate School of Economics)

For syllabi of the courses offered by the Faculty, please see the URL below.


■Salary/ Working Conditions
(1) Salary and allowances
Salary and allowances will be paid in accordance with the regulations of the University.

(2) Duty hours
Scheduled working days and working hours (when you start/finish, rest periods) are based on the university regulations. The discretionary labor system for professional work will be applied to research work. Considering the nature of research work, working hours and the way to proceed with work are at the discretion of each faculty member.

(3)Social insurance
Employees shall join schemes for employee's pension, health insurance, labor insurance, and employment insurance.

For details, please see the "Job posting URL".

Additional comments

For more information for this position, please also refer to the following URL.

"Assistant professor(Koushi-Ninkitsuki)" corresponds to the JREC-IN Portal job type "Assistant Professor level" at Waseda University.

*Waseda University Faculty Recruitment Information invites applications for the positions of Assistant Professor in three fields (Political Science, Economics and Journalism).
Therefore, there are plural job postings to adjust the "Research field" widely.

This job list is advertised for researchers in Journalism.
For researchers in Political Science and Economics, please refer to the following job list.

"Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University Faculty Recruitment Information
(Assistant Professor, Political Science / Economics)" [Data Number: D119071504]

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.

Work location(s)
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Waseda University

EURAXESS offer ID: 433772
Posting organisation offer ID: D119071505


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