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Assistant, Lecturer, or Associate Professor Position

Date 2016-04-22 21:04:40 Location : Asia:Japan

Institution: Nagoya University
Location: Nagoya, Japan
Category: Faculty - Liberal Arts - Economics
Posted: 04/21/2016
Application Due: 05/20/2016
Type: Full Time
Salary: 4,000,000 to 10,000,000 JPY Per Year
The Social Science (Economics) Program in the Nagoya University Global 30 International Programs seeks to fill a full-time, non-tenure-track, Assistant, Lecturer, or Associate Professor position. The successful candidate will teach no more than 8 courses per year (8 'komas' per year*) each, including possible evening and weekend courses. As a full-time faculty, s/he will be expected to hold office hours, provide academic advising for students and perform the normal duties associated with teaching. (*In Japan one course or 'koma' is equivalent to one 90 minute lecture per week for 15 weeks)

Possible courses the successful candidate will be expected to teach (JEL Classification):
A11 Role of Economics
D00 Microeconomics, General
C71 Game Theory, Cooperative Games
L10, 17 Industrial Organization, Open Source Products and Markets
Q50 Environmental Economics, General
Minimum Qualifications
1) Doctoral degree in Economics (Microeconomics) or a related field with teaching experience
2) Demonstrated ability to advise students at the undergraduate and graduate levels
3) Willing to participate widely in the International Programs of the university including but not limited to teaching courses to Japanese students and some administrative duties
4) Strong inter-personal skills and evidence of effective interaction with students, faculty, administration, and community
5) English fluency to effectively teach abovementioned courses

Preferred Qualifications
1) Experience working in a multicultural environment preferred
2) Japanese language proficiency is welcomed though not required

Please enclose the above documents in an envelope and write "Faculty Application for International Programs in Social Sciences position; No. KS24" in red ink on the envelope. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Application documents will not be returned.

Application deadline: May 20, 2016
(Note: Only those selected will be notified for further instructions.)

Educational Policy of Nagoya University's Global 30 International Programs
Nagoya University's fundamental objective is to cultivate leaders with genuine courage and intellect. We call such leaders 'yuuki-aru chishiki-jin,' that is, individuals who are able to harness their courage, curiosity, and creativity to fully, yet responsibly, exploit their freedom with their educational and research endeavors. Its multi-disciplinary curriculum is designed to cultivate ethical leaders who are able to develop innovative solutions, through inquiry and analysis, with strong communication and teamwork skills to be productive members of the global environment. Nagoya University welcomes highly motivated educators who share this vision to apply.

About Nagoya University
Nagoya University is a comprehensive national research-intensive university in the heart of Japan. With approximately 16,000 students, of which 1,800 are international, Nagoya University is currently ranked 120 (QS World University Ranking), 77(Academic Ranking of World Universities) and 301 -- 350 (THE World University Rankings) in the world. The critically acclaimed faculty of Nagoya University have won international awards including the Fields Medal, the King Faisal International Prize, and four Nobel Prizes. With the goal of opening up its departments to greater number of international students while helping to cultivate Japanese students who can thrive in an international environment, Nagoya University is currently expanding the number of programs that will be taught entirely in English. Nagoya University is located in the central Chubu region, one of the most powerful manufacturing regions in the world, with a strong concentration of major multinational corporations. The city of Nagoya is the fourth largest in Japan and provides easy access to Tokyo and Kyoto. The cost of living in Nagoya is relatively affordable, and the city boasts a vibrant culture that combines modern and traditional atmospheres, making it a stimulating and comfortable place to live.

For more information:

Postal Address: General Administration Division
Education & International Affairs Department
Nagoya University
Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku
Nagoya 464-8601
Email Address: international@soec.nagoya-u.ac.jp