by Tokai University
(Hiratsuka, Kanagawa)


Posted Aug, 2012

Full-time, eight 90-minute lessons/week, classes spread over 4 days/week, most classes meet twice/week M/Thur and Tue/F, some classes meet once/week. Classes include: Required Listening and Speaking and Required Reading and Writing courses, electives such as TOEIC/TOEFL, Career English, Grammar, Interactive English, Practical English, Pronunciation, Presentation, Debate, Discussion, Career English and Critical Thinking Minor courses, and Intercultural Understanding Minor courses. Weekly office hours, attend monthly teachers' meetings, proctor common exams, work on committees and special events. Native English speaker, MA (TEFL, TESL, TESOL, Applied Linguistics or related area), and three years teaching experience at the college/university level in Japan required. Ph.D. (TEFL, TESL, TESOL, Applied Linguistics or related area), publications in TEFL, TESL, Linguistics or a related field), TESL/ESL, teaching, RSA certification, conversational Japanese speaking ability, and experience with Moodle preferred. APPLICANT MUST CURRENTLY RESIDE IN JAPAN. Will sponsor or renew visa. Accommodation: "housing allowance: ¥15,000 per month." Annual research allowance, transportation allowance, paid holidays, paid vacation, and health insurance. One-year contract, renewable up to six years. Application deadline September 28, 2012. Position begins April, 2013. Apply by mail with cover letter (no more than one page long detailing your interest and qualifications), CV/resume (with recent photo including a list of publications), publications (copies of three major publications from those listed on your CV), copies of diploma(s) and copies of teaching certificate(s) (originals must be brought to interview), university and graduate school transcripts, two recent letters of recommendation (preferably within the past 6 months, signed and sealed; note: only a list of referees is not acceptable), two sample syllabi for a university English course, especially combined skills courses (e.g. Reading and Writing), and photocopy of current visa. "Application materials will NOT be returned. Selection Process: Preliminary screening will be based on application documents. Candidates who pass the first stage of the selection process, will be notified in October. Interviews (including a mock teaching session) for candidates successfully advancing to the second stage will likely be scheduled for late October/early November." Contact Ms. Kahoko Matsumoto, Group 1 Chair. Foreign Language Center, Tokai University, Shonan Campus. 4-1-1 Kitakaname, Hiratsuka-shi, Kanagawa 259-1292. (university) (FLC)
Inquiries only (no applications):
Ms. Melody Elliott, Group 1 Vice-Chair.

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