Job Opening: Academic English, University of Tokyo

What can I do with a B.A. in Japanese Studies?

job opening - 5Institution: University of Tokyo
Location: Japan
Position: Assistant Professor

The Centre for Global Communication Strategies (CGCS) at the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Tokyo is now accepting applications for five assistant professorships. This large hire has been made possible by additional funding to expand the ALESS and ALESA programs. These positions are all fixed-term appointments teaching English to first-year undergraduate students at the University of Tokyo.

The appointment starts on April 1, 2015 with a yearly contract that may be renewable for a maximum of 5 years, depending on budgetary conditions and evaluation of employee’s work performance. The appointees will teach seven 105-minute English courses per week. The courses taught will mainly focus on academic writing for first-year undergraduates (for science students in the case of ALESS, and for humanities students in the case of ALESA), but will also include some courses designed to develop students’ spoken fluency in academic discussion as well as…

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