Full-Time “Sennin” Faculty Position in Development Studies, Environmental Studies Ritsumeikan University, College of International Relations Japan

Permanent Faculty Position


The College of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University is now recruiting a
permanent position faculty member as follows.

We would be grateful if you could inform any concerned departments, institutions, or
organizations about this open position. We sincerely appreciate your continued effort and

The College of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University, in accordance with the
Act on Promotion of Women’s Participation and Advancement in the Workplace, strongly
encourage female candidates to apply.

1. Area of Specialization: Development Studies, Environmental Studies

2. Qualification Requirements:

Applicants must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:

(1) A PhD degree or equivalent research achievements.

(2) Ability to conduct classes in English.

(3) Ability to carry out administrative and committee responsibilities in Japanese.

3. Teaching responsibilities: Undergraduate level:

“Global Civil Society and Development”
“Global Environmental Issues”
“Advanced Seminar”
Graduate level:
“Development Studies” “Advanced Seminar”
*There is a possibility that you might be
assigned to other courses besides the above.

4. Position available: Professor or Associate Professor

5. Opening: 1


6. Starting date: April 1, 2018

7. Application Deadline: Application materials must arrive no later than
Friday, August 25, 2017.

8. Application Materials:

(1) Curriculum Vitae (Form 1, Form 2, Form 3, Form 4): 4 copies each
Please staple the forms together in order from 1-4 in the top left-hand corner.

(2) Research Achievements

(3 major publications including one or more English-based ones: 4 copies each.
Photocopies are acceptable.)

(3) Certificate of Degree (An original certificate and 3 copies)

(4 copies are also acceptable. Please bring the original to an interview.)

(4) Faculty Appointment Candidate Contact Information: 4 copies each
(Form A: Handwritten form will not be accepted. Please name two persons who can
act as references for this position)

・ Please send Form A (Excel format) to the email address below with【Development
Studies Faculty Position】in the subject line. Please also send a printed copy of Form
A with other application materials by postal mail.
Place of submission (Form A) : ir-apply@st.ritsumei.ac.jp

・Application materials, apart from Form A , will only be accepted by postal mail.

・Please note that, as a general rule, we will not return any submitted documents.

・Application forms can be downloaded from the following website.


9. Interview Notice for Short-listed Candidates:

Short-listed candidates who pass document screening will be contacted by Friday,
September 29, 2017 for an interview via the email address provided in the Faculty
Appointment Candidate Contact Information (Form A).

10. Interview & Syllabus Submission:

Short-listed candidates will be asked to submit a syllabus in English and conduct a
trial lecture in English during the interview.

11. Submission Address:

Please label an envelope in red ink “Application for Development Studies Faculty
Position enclosed” and submit it to the following address via registered postal mail.

Faculty Recruitment Team
Administrative office
College of International Relations
Ritsumeikan University
56-1 Tojiin-kitamachi, Kita-ku, Kyoto, Japan 603-8577

12. Contact:

Keiko Iwabuchi (Ms.)
Yumiko Hirao (Ms.)
Administrative Office
College of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University
Phone: (+81)075-465-1211 Fax: (+81)075-465-1214
Email: ir-apply@st.ritsumei.ac.jp

*For further information, you may contact us normally via email.

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