Recruitment of Faculty - School of Sociology

School of Sociology        March 21, 2013

Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Japan is scheduled to enlarge and enhance the curriculum contents of the School of Sociology in the Japanese academic year 2009 (i.e. from April 1st, 2009), and we are pleased to that we are to recruit new faculty. The terms and conditions of the appointment, and application procedures are as follows:

1. Major fields: Sociology of Education; Sociology of Childhood and Youth

2. Teaching areas: Sociology of Education, Childhood and Youth in Contemporary Society, Sociology of the School

3. Expected Number of Appointments: 1

4. Level of Appointment: Professor, Associate Professor, Full-time Lecturer, or Assistant Professor

5. Affiliation: Department of Sociology, School of Sociology

6. Date of Appointment: April 1, 2009

7. Deadline for Applications: July 31, 2008

8. Qualifications required: Ph.D. or evidence of equivalent scholarly achievement

9. Documents to be submitted:
1) Curriculum vitae (in prescribed form. Photograph to be attached) – 1 copy

2) Statement of Research and Teaching Achievements (in prescribed form. Up to three major research achievements should be indicated by #..) – 1 copy

3) Copies of the three items selected as ‘major research achievements’ (e.g. original or reprint of book, article or academic paper) – 3 copies of each. In addition, a summary should be submitted for each item of up to 200 words in English. (Further evidence of research achievements may be requested during the evaluation procedure.)

4) Photocopies of degree certificates (B.A., M.A., Ph. D., etc.)

5) Names and contact information of two professional referees

10. Selection and Notification
After the screening of application materials, interviews will be conducted in September, 2008. Applicants requested to come for interview will be notified before this date. Notification to other applicant will take place in or after November 2008.
* All information provided will be held in strict confidence, and applicants’ privacy protected.

11. Applications should be submitted to:
School of Sociology , Kwansei Gakuin University
1-1-155, Uegahara, Nishinomiya
Hyogo 662-8501, Japan

Please mark the envelope in red: “Application Documents for Faculty Appointment – Dept. of Sociology, Sociology of Education”
Documents submitted will not be returned.

12. Inquiries should be addressed to:
School of Sociology, Kwansei Gakuin University
Tel: +81-798-54-6202
E-mail: soc-09saiyo@kwansei.ac.jp