Jan 30

Job: Part-time English Lecturer – Showa Women’s University (Tokyo, Japan)

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Position: Part-time English Lecturer
Posted by:
Showa Women’s University
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Part Time

This position comes from one of our partner universities, Showa Women’s University.

Job Description
The first-year required courses focus on two integrated skills (Speaking and Listening) and use common textbooks; the second-year required course focuses on two integrated skills (Speaking and Listening) and uses authentic materials related to the academic topics; the third-year required courses focus on two integrated skills (Reading and Writing or Speaking and Listening) and use authentic materials. All of the required courses use common syllabuses.

Teaching Days: 
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (Spring and Fall Semesters)
1st period: 9:00-10:30, 2nd period: 10:40-12:10, 3rd period 13:10-14:40, 
4th period 14:50-16:20, 5th period 16:30-18:00

Starting date: April 1st, 2024


  • Communicative Speaking and Listening I
  • Communicative Speaking and Listening II
  • Academic Speaking and Listening I
  • Academic Oral Skills A
  • Academic Oral Skills B
  • Advanced Reading and Writing I
  • Advanced Reading and Writing II
  • Advanced Academic Oral Skills I
  • Advanced Academic Oral Skills II


  • Education and Degree Requirements: Ph.D. / Doctor / Master
  • All the following qualifications and conditions must be satisfied:
    • The candidate should acknowledge the founding principles of Showa Women’s University and be willing to teach in accordance with the school’s goals.
    • Native-level English
    • Master’s Degree or above in TESOL, TEFL, Linguistics, or a related field
    • Experience teaching EFL/ESL classes at the university/post-secondary level
    • Japanese ability sufficient for handling university-related administrative matters

Compensation: Wage per class Amount : 25000 yen ~ 35000 yen; According to university regulations. (Showed to final candidates after interview)

The above amount is the monthly unit price per class, and is the amount paid evenly over 6 months if one person teaches 15 classes per semester.
Transportation expenses : Actual expenses (up to 50,000 yen per month)

Contract period:
Nontenured – Non-tenure track
1-year (renewable)
Probationary period absent

Application Process: Physically Mailed Documents
Application documents (specified forms):

Mail documents to: 154-8533 Tokyo 1-7-57, Taishido, Setagaya-ku, Department of English Language and Communication, Showa Women’s University
Recruitment Staff
We will dispose of all application documents responsibly.

Application Deadline: 2024/02/13 Deadline for receipt

Documents required:

  • Curriculum Vitae with a recent photo attached and e-mail address included
  • List of publications
    • Notes: Applicants are required to download the prescribed CV and list-of-publication forms from Showa Women’s University’s web site and the link above “Attached documents (specified forms)”.
  • Copy or off-print of one representative publication (besides master’s thesis)
  • Copies of diploma of the final degree
  • Availability (Please download the availability form from the link above “Attached documents (specified forms)”.

All the application materials you have submitted to us will only be used for the present application.

※Documents submitted with your application will not be returned, and will be discarded once the selection process has been completed. If you desire return of publications, please state this clearly and include a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Submit applications to:

The Department of English Language and Communication

Showa Women’s University

1-7-57, Taishido, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 154-8533

Notes: Please write “Application for Part-time Position (English courses)” in red on the front side of the envelope, and send it by registered mail. Application by e-mail will not be accepted.

Contact details:
Showa Women’s University
Department of English Language and Communication, Faculty of International Humanities

In charge of faculty recruitment: showaelc@swu.ac.jp(The title of the message should read: “Application for Part-time Skill Class Position.”) *We do not respond to telephone inquiries

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