Professor or Associate Professor (1 position), Wakayama University, Institute for Global Initiatives, Academic Appointment
1. Research Field
International Cooperation Education, International Student Education, Japanese Cultural
2. Placement, Position and Number of Recruitment
Institute for Global Initiatives
Professor or Associate Professor
3. Work Location
930 Sakaedani, Wakayama City, 640-8510, Japan
4. Job Description
Teaching courses in English the "Minor college course ‘Wakayama Japanese Studies’"
(tentative name), as well as organizing lectures and seminars on international affairs.
Research (20% )
Conducting research on Japanese culture, tourism, international cooperation.
Management and administration (60%)
(1) Planning and implementation of the globalisation in education and research
(2) Developing and coordinating international cooperation and establishing agreements
(3) Planning and development of international student support.
5. Appointment Date
April 1, 2023
6. Qualification requirements
Applicants must meet the following requirements
(1) Foreign language as a first language.
(2) Holding a Master's degree or higher degree.
(3) Excellent command of English.
(4) Experience in international cooperation, or international students education in higher
education sector or international organizations in Japan or abroad.
Full-time: Ongoing (6 months probationary period. Retirement age is 65 years old.
Discretionary work for professional services: 5 days a week, basic work hours are 8:30 a.m.
to 5:15 p.m. (7 hours and 45 minutes per day).
(It is considered as working 7 hours and 45 minutes per day.)
Holidays: Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, and year-end and New Year holidays
(12/29 - 1/3).
Annual salary system (in accordance with the salary regulations for faculty members of
Benefits: Mutual aid insurance (health insurance), Welfare pension insurance, employment
insurance, industrial accident compensation insurance
Reference: Average annual salary of each position for those tenured at the University
9,980,000 yen (total amount paid)
2,230,000 yen (various taxes, insurance premiums, etc.)
7,750,000 yen (take-home pay)
8,220,000 yen (total amount paid)
1,680,000 yen (various taxes, insurance premiums, etc.)
6,540,000 yen (take-home pay)
*The actual amount to be paid in the event of employment will be determined on an
ndividual background and other factors.
9. Application documents
(1)Curriculum Vitae 「Form 1」1 copy
(2)Research Achievements, etc.
1. Research Outline 「Form 2」1 copy
2.List of Achievements 「Form 3」1 copy
3.Summary of Major Achievements 「Form 4」1 copy
4.Major Achievements (reprints attached, photocopies acceptable,maximum of three) 1 copy
(3)Teaching Experience 「Forms 5ー1, 5ー2, 5ー3」1 copy each
(4)Experience and aspirations regarding international cooperation or international students
education [any format] 1 copy (1600 characters or less)
(5) There is a possibility that you may be asked to submit certificates and other documents
Please refer to the "Application Document Preparation Guidelines" when preparing for
10. Document Submission Deadline
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 (must arrive no later than 5:00 p.m.)
11. Where to Submit Documents
In principle, application documents should be submitted electronically via online storage.
(E-mail submissions are also acceptable. If the application documents are in hardcopy
format, they may be sent by mail.)
Please contact us by e-mail after uploading.
If you send by mail, please write in red on the front of the envelope, "Application for
full-time non-Japanese faculty positions (in languages other than Japanese)" and
send by "registered mail".
Mailing address: Personnel Section, General Affairs Division, Wakayama University,
930 Sakaedani, Wakayama 640-8510, Japan
12. Selection Process
First round: Document screening
Second round: Interview
Final selection: Interview with executives, etc. (Submission of an essay will be requested
(For inquiries regarding job description, qualifications, etc., please contact)
Motohiro Adachi, Professor, Faculty of Economics, Wakayama University
Phone: +81-73-457-7722 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
(For other inquiries regarding application procedures, working conditions, etc.)
Personnel Section, General Affairs Division, Wakayama University
Phone: +81-73-457-7011 E-mail: email@example.com
（１）Please note that application documents will not be returned except"Major Achievements”
（２）In accordance with laws and regulations concerning the protection of personal information,
personal information related to applications will not be used for any purpose other than the
（３）Travel and other expenses related to the selection process are to be borne by the
（４）Wakayama University promotes gender equality and welcomes applications from women.