Universities and Institutes of Japan

Universities and Institutes of Japan

Global Teaching Fellow Openings(University Lecturer In Greater Tokyo Area)


Closing in 13 days

28 Mar 2024

Job Information


Tokyo International University

Research Field

Juridical sciences

Management sciences



Religious sciences

Political sciences




Psychological sciences

Language sciences

Educational sciences

Ethics in social sciences

Ethics in physical sciences

Cultural studies

Ethics in natural sciences

Communication sciences






Ethics in health sciences

Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)

Leading Researcher (R4)

First Stage Researcher (R1)

Established Researcher (R3)



Application Deadline

8 May 2024 - 23:59 (UTC)

Type of Contract


Job Status

Not Applicable

Hours Per Week

See description

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme

Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Background of the recruitment and description of the project Background of the recruitment and description of the project Overview

Tokyo International University (TIU), located in the greater Tokyo area, is seeking qualified applicants to teach as Global Teaching Fellows (lecturers) in the Global Teaching Institute (GTI). The purpose of GTI is to bring Japanese and international undergraduate students in contact with a diverse English-speaking faculty that will engage them in practical English communication skills through a variety of language-learning and culture- related topics. Lecturers teach a variety of courses including, for example: 1st and 2nd year required skill-based classes, English for academic purposes (EAP), and academic literacy for international students.

About Tokyo International University

Tokyo International University was founded in 1965 with a focus on business and commerce, and upon earning accreditation from the Ministry of Education (MEXT) the college has grown into a private university that now encompasses five undergraduate schools and four graduate schools. In addition, TIU has been sister schools with Willamette University in Salem Oregon since the school's founding, and has also developed deep relationships with other renowned universities across the globe.

Staying consistently true to its educational philosophy of "nurturing truly international-minded people," TIU is constantly expanding its practice- oriented international education. The University boasts a highly international learning environment: of TIU's approximately 7,000 students, roughly 1,500 are international students from over 90 countries around the world.

Work content and job description Job Responsibilities

Job responsibilities include teaching 10 classes (1000 minutes) per week per semester spread across 5 days (8:45am to 5:35pm). Courses are generally assigned a standardized curriculum with required textbooks. Fellows are also expected to hold three 90-minute advising sessions per week in the Learning Commons / English Plaza, develop curricula and materials, and attend departmental and coordinator meetings. Fellows also assist with student recruitment including TIU Open Campus sessions and high school visits throughout the year as well as attend official university functions, such as graduation.

Assigned department Existing departments

Work location Address 170-0013 Tokyo Toshima-ku Higashi Ikebukuro 4-42-31 In September 2023, we opened the Ikebukuro Campus. You may be assigned to teach in both Kawagoe and Ikebukuro, depending on the teaching schedule.

Number of hired Number of hired:2 person(s) Hiring date:2024-09-01 00:00:00 Starting date:2024-09-01 00:00:00

Requirements Additional Information


Compensation Annual salary:5 million yen - 6 million yen Wages description:Competitive Salary: 5,250,000 yen per year Working hours:08:45-17:35 Employment type:Contract employee Employment type description:Full-time Contract period:Nontenured Contract period description:2 years and it can be renewed twice at the maximum. Probationary period:Probationary period absent

Various systems Pay increase system:available Bonus:available Transportation expenses:available Others:Celebratory/condolatory allowances

Insurance Employees' Health Insurance:available Employees' Pension Insurance:available Worker's accident insurance:available Employment insurance:available

Measures for preventing passive smoking at the workplace

Supplementary explanation of compensation Compensation and Benefits

All appointments will be made for an initial two-year contract, renewable two times upon mutual agreement.

The remuneration package includes the following. Competitive Salary: 5,250,000 yen per year Generous benefits: health insurance (including dental and eye care), pension, commuting allowance, celebratory/condolatory allowances Research and professional development support: research funds (personal and group), shared office, individual work computer Assistance for international relocation: relocation stipend, housing support

Additional comments

Important Notes Submitted documents will be used only for selecting a qualified candidate. The evaluation of applicants and interviews will start by the beginning of April, 2024. Due to the large number of applicants, we regret that we are unable to send a result notification to those not short-listed for an interview. Please note that the selection process may end prior to the stated deadline. Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply early.

Work Location(s)

Number of offers available



Tokyo International University






Where to apply


https: // jrecin.jst.go.jp/seek/SeekJorDetail?fn=0&ln=1&id=D124030953&lnjor=1





Job details


Global Teaching Fellow Openings(University Lecturer In Greater Tokyo Area)


Universities and Institutes of Japan




March 28, 2024

Application deadline

May 08, 2024

Job type



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