The Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies (GSAPS) seeks to engage an Assistant Professor in the following fields of expertise.
|1. Expected Teaching Subjects& Number of Positions
||Expected Teaching Subjects ;
- The assistant professor will be required to conduct subjects in one of the following three fields of specialization related to the Asia-Pacific Region. Please indicate clearly your preferred field of specialization.
a) Area Studies
b) International Relations
c) International Cooperation / Policy Studies
- Subjects related to Methodology
- “Writing and Research Skills”
Number of Position: One <tentative>
|2. Expected Date to Assume Duty
||April 1, 2011
|3. Period of Duty
After the contracted period expires and if the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies deems fit (based on factors such as academic results, research achievements, work attitude, among others), the period of duty as the Assistant Professor may be extended by one more year, to a maximum of three years in total, including the initial contracted period of two years.
||In accordance with the regulations stipulated by the University
|5. Qualifications & Conditions
- Be able to teach three subjects respectively for both spring term and fall term at GSAPS
Note: One lesson per subject lasts 90 minutes
- Be able to conduct academic and research activities fluently in both Japanese and English. For non-native Japanese speakers, to ensure smooth running of daily administrative activities, one should be able to communicate in conversational Japanese
- Contributing to the research and educational activities, particularly to drawing up a design and plan for the joint-research program, of the Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies at Waseda University
- Possess a doctoral degree (PhD) or equivalent
|6. Application Documents
- Essay Topic-How can you contribute to the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies?
Please include in the essay your field(s) of specialization. Please do not exceed 800 words in English or 2,000 characters in Japanese.
Please attach a recent photograph and apply using the official Waseda University CV application form. Please indicate clearly your e-mail address. It will be used for all administrative correspondence. You can also download the application below.
- List of Academic Achievements (Free Format)
- List up to five academic achievements in details
– publications, journals and/ or reviews (one copy for each academic achievement)
- Copy of the Final Degree Earned
※ Please submit your graduation certificate should you misplace it or for any reasons beyond your control.
- Copy of your Foreign (Alien) Registration Card (Back and Front).
*Only if it applies to you*
||All applications must reach us by January 6, 2011 (Thursday).
|8. Selection Process
||First Screening – Application Document screening
Second screening – Interview and Mock Lecture
Interview Date (Tentative): February 12, 2011 (Saturday)
* All costs, including transportation and accommodation expenses, will be fully borne by the applicant.
(by post-mail only)
|Attn.: GSAPS Office (Application for the Post of Assistant Professor)
Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies
Nishi-Waseda Building 7F,
1-21-1 Nishi-Waseda, Shinjuku-ku
Tokyo 169-0051, JAPAN
||Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies
Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies
1-21-1 Nishi-Waseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-0051, JAPAN
|11. Important Notes
- All successful applicants (1st screening) will be notified of the interview date and time, via email, before January 28, 2011 (Friday).
- Please indicate in red “Application for Post of Assistant Professor” on the envelope and send your application package by registered mail.
- All personal information will be kept strictly confidential. The application package will not be used for any other purposes except for official evaluation. Please note that all submitted documents will not be returned to the applicants for any reason whatsoever.
||Should you have any enquiries with regards to this recruitment exercise, please contact the Faculty Recruitment Section at the GSAPS Office.
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