Associate Professor or Assistant Professor, Comparative Studies on Japanese and Chinese Cultures

    Hiroshima University
    Language sciencesLinguistics
    Leading Researcher (R4)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    31/03/2021 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
    Japan › Hiroshima
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[Description of the institution (year of establishment, capital amount, number of employees, etc.), details of the business, recruitment background information, project description, etc.]
Morito Institute of Global Higher Education was established in October 2018 as one of the Joint Education and Research Facilities on Campus. It has the purpose of enhancing Japanese language and culture education within and outside the university. At the same time, it propels international exchange activities as well as promotes campus globalization.
Morito Institute of Global Higher Education conducts operations in the following areas in order to fulfill the aforementioned purposes:
(1) Education on Japanese language, culture and society studies for international students
(2) Affairs concerning acceptance of international students, etc.
(3) Support for HU students' study abroad
(4) Academic and lifestyle guidance for international students
(5) Other activities that are necessary to fulfill the purposes mentioned above

[Job description (work / duties after recruitment, subject responsible for, etc.)]
Teaching responsibilities
(1)Undergraduate level (general education courses): Advanced Japanese (Analysis) (in Jananese or English), Specific Study of Japanese Language and Culture, etc.
(2)Undergraduate level (discipline specific courses): Intermediate Japanese (in Japanese), Advanced Japanese (in Japanese), etc.
(3)Graduate level (master's programs): Comparative Studies on Japanese and Chinese Cultures (in Japanese or English or Chinese), Special Seminar in Interpreter and Translation (in Japanese or English or Chinese), etc.
(4)Graduate level (doctoral programs): Study on Japanese Society and Communication (in Japanese or English), etc.
(5)In addition to the courses listed above, he or she may be asked to teach other general education courses and/or discipline specific courses in other department(s) and graduate school(s).

[Address of work location and other information]
Hiroshima University Higashi-Hiroshima campus
1-1-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-hiroshima, 739-8524, JAPAN

[Available positions (job title, number of positions, etc.)]
Associate Professor or Assistant Professor, one (1)
(Depending on the result of the performance reviews of the applicant at the time of employment, he/she may be decided on any of the following titles: Associate Professor with tenure; Associate Professor/Assistant Professor on Tenure Track System)

[Starting date, employment date, etc.]
October 1, 2021

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[Treatment after recruitment (job title, salary, working hours, employment type, employment period / trial period)] * Important
job title Associate Professor or Assistant Professor
(Depending on the result of the performance reviews of the applicant at the time of employment, he/she may be decided on any of the following titles: Associate Professor with tenure; Associate Professor/Assistant Professor on Tenure Track System)
Tenure-track position(s) Period of employment
7 years (in case of Associate Professor)
5 years (in case of Assistant Professor)
(1)Tenure-track faculty members will undergo a tenure review at least six (6) months or more in advance of the expiration date of appointment, and those who have successfully passed the review process will be granted tenure along with promotion either to associate professor.
(2)Granting a candidate for tenure is subject to two reviewing process: an intermediate and final review. If a candidate is not granted tenure in final review, he/she will be dismissed from the university upon completion of the term of appointment.
(3)If a candidate has taken a leave because of some life events such as delivering a baby, child-raising and caregiving, he/she may extend the term of appointment up to certain period according to the length of such leave.

salary The annual salary system (the new system enforced in April 2020)

trial period six (6) months

If you are agreeable to the application of the Discretionary Labor System for Professional Work, you are deemed to work for 7 hours and 45 minutes a day and 38 hours and 45 minutes a week. If not, working hours are from 8:30 to 17:00 and break time is from 12:00 to 12:45.
Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays in principle

Additional comments

(1)All the faculty members of Hiroshima University belong to the "Academy", which is the single university-wide faculty organization, and each faculty as a member of the Academy of the University is appointed to educational and/or research organizations such as an individual undergraduate school, graduate school, research center and institute.
(2)For each specialized field of faculty, Hiroshima University has defined Minimum standards for hiring new faculty (“the minimum standards"). We use the minimum standards for the initial screening process of the applicants, and only those who have cleared the minimum standards will qualify as the candidates for the post concerned. The minimum standards used for this international job offer can be viewed by clicking the following URL link.
(3)HU provides other employment information (research job, desk job and etc.).
If your spouse wishes to work for HU, please refer to the following URL link.
employment information: https://www.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/en/employment/

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