31/07/2019

Full-time Lecturer at Soka University's World Language Center

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Soka University
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Language sciencesLinguistics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Leading Researcher (R4)
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    11/09/2019 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
  • LOCATION
    Japan › Tokyo
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    See description

The World Language Center (WLC) provides communicative language programs for Soka University Japan (SUJ), offering courses in general English communication, test preparation, ESP, and many foreign languages. It also boasts one of the largest self-access language learning centers in Japan. 

We currently have at least two vacancies for TESOL professionals. One position will be responsible for managing and developing the WLC's Self Access Center (SAC) and its staff, including discussion forums for English and other languages, and consultation centers for writing and test-taking. Another position will manage the SAC's English learning consultation service and staff.  Teaching several undergraduate classes is also required. The positions will collaborate to further develop the SAC as a central language learning hub integrated with WLC programs. Please note that these are senior positions that would suit professionals with previous experience in the above areas who are looking for the next rewarding challenge.

Address:
1-236 Tangi-machi, Hachioji, Tokyo 192-8577

Contract:
The full-time lecturers (equivalent to sennin koushi in the SUJ system) will be employed on three-year contracts, with a possibility of two three-year extensions for a total of nine years, dependent on recommendations by the WLC Human Resources Committee. Note that these are not tenured or tenure-track positions.

Number of positions:
At least two

Starting date:
April 2020

Benefits

(1)Salary: According to Soka University's Salary regulations
(2)Research Allowance: ¥430,000 annually.
(3)Commuting Allowance: According to Soka University's regulations
(4)Social Insurance: “The Promotion and Mutual Aid Corporation for Private Schools of Japan" (Health insurance, Employee's Pension, Nursing care Insurance), Employment Insurance, and Workers' Accident Compensation Insurance
(5)Tax: Residence tax (local tax) and income tax (national tax)
(6)Attendance: 4 days per week, 8-khoma equivalent during semester

Additional comments

(1) Application materials in English should preferably be submitted by email as attachments.
(2) Hardcopy documents may be submitted, but will not be returned.
(3) Please contact Mr Colin Rundle with any questions.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Soka University
Japan
Tokyo

EURAXESS offer ID: 433779
Posting organisation offer ID: D119071402

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