JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Soka University

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Faculty of Economics
Associate Professor/Lecturer (Full-time) Level

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111455035
Date Posted: 12/21/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate Professor/Lecturer (Full-time) Level
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Hachioji, Tokyo, JAPAN
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

1. Teach at least three undergraduate courses including microeconomics and/or macroeconomics in English.
2. Teach at least one basic foundations course, 'freshman seminar'.
3. Participate in educational and administrative activities organized by the faculty and the university.
4. Conduct research in applicant's research field.

Employment Status:
Associate Professor, and Lecturer level. Tenure-track position with initial three-year contract. Upon contract completion, achievements in research and instruction will be reviewed by the faculty review committee.

1. All candidates must agree with the Founding Principles and Mission Statement of Soka University (
2. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in economics before taking up the position. We welcome applicants of all nationalities, but candidates are required a high level of fluency of English and intermediate fluency of Japanese.

Treatment: In accordance with the provisions of Soka University regulations.

Mission Statement:

Selection Process: After documentary screening, shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in March/April, 2015.
Skype interviews are possible for overseas candidates.

Notification of decision: Applicants will be notified by email.
Application Materials and Contact Information:

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 02/10/2016
Reference Instructions:
One or two reference letters from persons familiar with the applicant's research ability and skills.

Email for Reference Letters:
Application Instructions:
Please submit application materials listed in the above website.

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