Jul 14, 2021

Announcement of Faculty Position, Future University Hakodate 202205

  1. Affiliation:
    Center for Meta Learning, School of Systems Information Science
  2. Open Position:
    Professor or Associate Professor (One person, Tenured)
  3. Field of Research:
    Fields related to Communication Studies (including English Language Education and Applied Linguistics, Educational Psychology, Meta-Learning, Media and Discourse Studies, Science and Technology Communication).
  4. Subjects to be Taught:
    Undergraduate subjects including Communication and the possibility of English-language learning support initiatives throughout the university (in principle, about four classes per year).
  5. Eligibility:
    ・Applicants must have a doctoral degree by the time of appointment.
    ・Applicants must have excellent research and educational achievements.
    ・Applicants should have the ability to provide research guidance at undergraduate and graduate levels.
    ・Applicants should be enthusiastic about faculty development and research informed teaching.
    ・Applicants should be motivated to contribute to duties prescribed by the university including administrative work, exam creation/supervision etc.
    ・Applicants should be able to communicate in English and Japanese.
  6. Starting Time of Employment:
    In principle, April 1, 2022
  7. Documents to be Submitted (in either English or Japanese):
    (1) Please specify the field (Center for Meta-Learning) and the position (Professor or Associate Professor) you are applying for.
    (2) Resume (including photograph, current address, contact numbers (telephone and e-mail), academic history (from high school graduation), employment history, research experience, association(s) you belong to, degree(s) and rewards).
    (3) List of research achievements (research papers, publications, works, and vocational achievements (patents, design registration, awards in a specialized field etc.), summaries of 10 major achievements, list of external research funding acquisition).
    (4) Three major publications. Please enclose reprints or copies (one for each).
    (5) Educational achievements (including human resource development in the case of working for a company).
    (6) An outline of your past work/research, and your future work/research plans (English version/translation is required if the document is written in Japanese). The document must be within two pages of A4 sized paper in length.
    (7) Educational aspirations (one page of A4 sized paper in length).
    (8) List of two referees including their names, affiliations, contact addresses (postal address, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses).

    Application forms 1-5 available to be downloaded from the University Homepage.

  8. Due Date for All Materials to be Received:
    Monday, September 27, 2021
  9. Where to submit application documents:
    – By mail
    General Affairs Division, Administration Bureau, Future University Hakodate
    116-2 Kameda-Nakano, Hakodate 041-8655 JAPAN
    Tel: 0138-34-6448
    Please send the documents and electronic file by registered mail and mark “application documents for faculty position 202205 (Center for Meta Learning)” in red ink on the envelope. The submitted documents will not be returned.
    – By email
    Please send the documents as an attached file to “application202205( at )” with the subject “application documents for faculty position 202205”. Please email us if you have not received the confirmation receipt within a few days. When the application documents are too large to submit by email, it is recommended to use an online file transfer service.
  10. For further information in reference to this application, please contact:
    Prof. TOMINAGA Atsuko
    Chair of the Center for Meta Learning, Future University Hakodate
    Tel: 0138-34-6448 / E-mail: recruit202205(at)
  11. Other:
    The selection is made based on past achievements and the comments of your referees if necessary. Achievements are evaluated by research papers and the content of work, internal and external reputation, industrial/technological contributions, and external research funding acquisition (e.g., Kakenhi). The university actively recruits in consideration of equal opportunity and diversity for the selection of the faculty members. In the screening process, you may be asked to explain the submitted documents and/or give a lecture. Your application will be handled as confidential.