Feb 09, 2024

Announcement of Faculty Position, Future University Hakodate 202501

  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 and/or Educational Psychology (including English Language Education and Applied Linguistics, Meta-Learning, Media Studies, Science and Technology Communication). Quantitative approach to research is preferred.
  4. Subjects to be Taught:
    <For Undergraduate School>
    You are required to teach Communication classes in English (in principle, about four classes per year). Moreover, you are required to teach PBL (Project-Based Learning / Project Learning) for the third year of undergraduate school, Graduation Study for the fourth year of undergraduate school and give guidance in Japanese or English.
    <For Graduate School>
    You are required to teach one or more subjects related to “Academic Literacy for Systems Information Science II” or graduate-level subjects compatible with the area of specialization.
  5. Eligibility
    – A person must have a doctoral degree by the time of appointment.
    – A person must have excellent research and educational achievements in the specialized filed.
    – A person must be capable of providing research guidance for both undergraduate and graduate students in the fields related to the university.
    – A person should be enthusiastic in faculty development and education based on the research.
    – A person should be enthusiastic in the core education (English, Math, Programming, etc.) as a whole university and support for the education outside the formal curriculum (such as Meta-Learning).
    – A person who can willingly contribute to the duties as prescribed by the university (such as administrative tasks, preparation for and supervision at entrance exams)
    – A person who can communicate in English and Japanese
  6. Starting Time of Employment: September 1, 2024 in principle
  7. Application Documents (in either English or Japanese):
    (1) Please specify the followings:
    – Field you are applying for (Center for Meta-Learning)
    – Position you are applying for (professor or associate professor)
    – Research fields you can provide guidance
    (2) Resume (including attached photograph, current address, contact numbers (telephone and e-mail), academic history (after high school graduation), employment history, research experiences, association(s) you belong to, degree(s), and rewards and punishments)
    (3) List of research achievements (such as research papers, publications, works, and vocational achievements (patents, award in a specialized field etc.)), and list of external research funding acquisition.
    (4) Three major publications from the list of research achievements. Please enclose reprints or copies (one for each), and reasons for selecting them as your major achievements (900 characters or less in total).
    (5) Educational achievements (The result of the human resource development in the case of working for a company is included.)
    (6) The outlines of your past work/research, and the 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 2 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 website:
  8. Due Date for All Materials to be Received: May 7 (Tue), 2024 by email
  9. Period and Place of Interview: May 20 (Mon) – 24 (Fri), 2024, at Future University Hakodate
  10. Where to submit application documents:
    Please send the documents as an attached file to “application202501( at )” with the subject “application documents for faculty position 202501”. Please email us if you have not received the confirmation of receipt within a few days after you send the applications. When the application documents are too large to submit by email, it is recommended to use an online file transfer service
  11. For further information in reference to this application, please contact:
    Prof. MIYAMOTO Edson Tadashi
    Chair of the Center for Meta-Learning, Future University Hakodate
    Tel: +81-(0)138-34-6448  E-mail: recruit202501( at )
  12. Other:
    – The selection is made based on your past achievements and the comments of your referees if necessary. Achievements are evaluated by not only the research papers, but also practical experiences, overseas researches, and work experiences.
    – We look for new colleague who can understand the mission of the public university, promote the regional collaboration in Hakodate area, and/or enthusiastically work on pioneering new research areas used the field in the region.
    – The university actively recruits in consideration of diversity for the selection of the faculty members. In the screening process, we may ask you to explain about the submitted documents and/or give a lecture.
    – The affiliated department of the selected faculty member may change depending on his/her field of expertise.