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APPLICATION DEADLINE12/10/2021 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
LOCATIONJapan › Tokyo
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEKSee description
1. Number of Positions: ONE
2. Form of Employment: Fulltime position (adjunct, fixed-term contract)
3. Expected Date to Assume Duty: April 1, 2022
4. Rank: Assistant Professor (without tenure) Koshi (ninkitsuki)
5. Expected Responsibilities:
The expected teaching load is three to four courses per week taught in Japanese and English.
1) The expected teaching courses are two per year in one of the following fields of three 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
2) Teaching “Analysis of Quantitative Data" (five courses per year)
3) Serving as MA thesis examiner
1) Giving an academic talk on the current research project at least once each year
2) Applying for Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKEN)
III. Administrative responsibilities
The expected administrative responsibilities include:
1) Those related to the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies (GSAPS) and the Waseda Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies (WIAPS)
2) Attending the GSAPS and WIAPS faculty meetings
3) Those related to subsidized projects including preparation of applications and implementation of projects
4) Those related to the management of “The GSAPS Journal" and “The Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies"
5) 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, 2022 – March 31, 2024)
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. It is forbidden to extend the teaching duty period in case one becomes seventy or older of age before the end of the new extension.
NOTE: There is an upper limit on the continuous 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) 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.
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.
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.
➢ 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.
➢ Salary: In accordance with the Waseda University regulations.
Example based on the 2021 regulations:
Annual salary for a 32-year-old Koshi (ninkitsuki) (pay grade 32): JPY 5,615, 280 (before tax
(The salary will be paid in 12 monthly installments.)
➢ Benefits: Transit subsidy in accordance with the Waseda University regulations. No other form of benefit such as annual bonuses and severance pay available.
➢ Non-working days and holidays: Saturdays, Sundays, New Year's holidays legally
recognized public holidays, and compensatory holidays appointed by the University for holding
classes on public holidays and the anniversary of the University's founding. Holidays
prescribed as working days determined by the University in advance will be excluded.
➢ Vacations: Those mandated by the Labor Standards Act and set by Waseda University
➢ Social security: Employee's pension insurance, health insurance, employment insurance, workers' accident compensation insurance
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.
EURAXESS offer ID: 685331
Posting organisation offer ID: D121090694
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