Friday, August 5, 2011

Employment Advertisement for Foreign Lecturer

Ehime University
   (Ehime-ken) Ehime University in Matsuyama is seeking one contract English instructor for the English Education Center beginning April 2012. Each contract lasts one year and three contract periods may be allowed based on program needs and evaluation of work performance.

   Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or above, native English proficiency, teaching experience (preferably in Japan) are required; TEFL/TESOL certification and basic Japanese language ability are preferred.

   Duties: Teaching eleven or twelve 90-minute, 25 and 50 student, communicative English classes, possibly including evening classes. One or two classes per semester may be one-week intensive courses during summer and/or spring vacations. Attendance at occasional meetings for instructors is also required.

   Payment: Approximate yearly income amounts to 3.6 million yen (less tax), based on the university's part-time hourly pay scale. Monthly payments vary depending on the number of hours worked each month and are distributed about two weeks after the end of each working month. Although payment is based on part-time hourly rates, a minimum amount of yearly work is guaranteed.

   Benefits: Extended vacation periods (approximately 7 weeks in each of the summer and spring vacations), support from permanent faculty, a shared office, and use of a university notebook computer. Insurance, bonus, and pension plans are not included in this position.

   Application Deadline: September 30, 2011.

   Application Materials: MAIL the following application materials via POST OFFICE ONLY: resume (including birth date, educational/work experience), photocopy of most recent degree, photocopy of TEFL/TESOL certificate(s), two letters of recommendation (including phone numbers and e-mail address), a passport-sized photo, and cover letter to: English Education Center, Ehime University, 3 Bunkyo-cho, Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan 790-8577.

   Inquiries: contact Associate Professor Mark D. Stafford via e-mail at
(E-mail should be entitled “EEC FL application”)

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