Announcement of Faculty Position

College of Liberal Arts

Department of Society, Culture, and Media
(Faculty Position: Sociology)


International Christian University (ICU) is a private, bilingual liberal arts university with an undergraduate College of Liberal Arts and graduate programs. ICUfs educational mission is based on Christian and democratic principles. ICU has 3,000 students and 150 full-time professors/instructors from Japan and overseas. The university is located on a wooded campus in the suburbs of Tokyo.
ICUfs Department of Society, Culture and Media is pleased to announce a search for a full-time faculty position in the sociology of gender or in the sociology of the family. The successful applicant is expected to teach introductory sociology, research methods, a general education course, specialized courses, and a graduate-school course. We are especially interested in candidates with an ability to teach quantitative methods.

Department of Society, Culture, and Media, College of Liberal Arts
Rank & Title Associate Professor or above (At ICU, the rank of Associate Professor is an entry-level tenure-track faculty position)
Employment Full-time
Term of employment Tenured, tenure track
Number of Positions 1

1. Ph.D. in Sociology
2. Language of instruction: English (The ability to supervise senior theses written in Japanese is desired)
3. Personal commitment to the Universityfs Christian mission

Deadline for applications The application must be postmarked by March 31, 2014. The deadline may be extended until the most appropriate candidate is found.
Starting date September 1, 2014 or April 1, 2015
Selection process After documentary screening, shortlisted candidates will be expected to give a lecture in English as part of the interview process.
Notification of decision Applicants will be notified by e-mail or by post.
Application materials

1. Curriculum vitae in English
2. A list of academic publications (samples of publications are not required until requested)
3. Names and contact information of three academic referees and one individual who can attest to the applicantfs commitment to Christianity (letters of reference are not required until requested)
4. Cover letter in English describing how the applicant is qualified for the position and helps fulfill the gthree commitmentsh of the university (see link below):

An application consisting of all necessary materials should be sent to:
Professor Yoshito Ishio
Department of Society, Culture and Media
International Christian University
3-10-2 Osawa, Mitaka-shi, Tokyo 181-8585 Japan
*** Please write gApplication for Gender/Family Sociology Positionh on the envelope.
*** No electronic submissions will be accepted.@
*** Submitted application materials will not be returned. The materials will be used only for the purpose of applicant screening.

Contact address 3-10-2 Osawa, Mitaka-shi, Tokyo 181-8585 JAPAN
Contact person Prof. Yoshito Ishio
Position of contact person Chair, Department of Society, Culture, and Media
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Additional information For inquiries, please contact the above e-mail address.