Professor or Associate Professor

Company:University of Tsukuba

Location:Japan / Tokyo

Discipline:Information Systems for Management

Employment Type:Full-time (Non tenured), contract maximum 5 years


Professor or Associate Professor (Information Systems for Management)

University of Tsukuba

Graduate School of Business Sciences, MBA Program in International Business

Explanation of institution (recruitment background, institution details, explanation of project, etc.)

The Tsukuba MBA-IB Program was launched in 2005 with an educational philosophy of developing international business management professionals who can act autonomously in the new global business environment. All courses are given in English. All classes meet on weekday evenings from 6:20pm to 9:00pm and Saturdays from 8:55am to 9:00pm and are aimed for working business professionals.

Job details (duties, subject responsible for, etc.)

  1. Two or more courses related with Information Systems for Management, such as Enterprise Transformation in the Digital Economy etc. in addition to Business Project Writing (lecture on research methodology). Each course is composed of 2.5hrs x 5 sessions.
  2. Supervise student's business projects (equivalent to that of master thesis in academic program) and support doctoral student's research.
  3. Undertake administrative work regarding program management and education issues.

Address of work location and other information
Faculty of Business Sciences
University of Tsukuba
3-29-1 Otsuka, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0012

Number of positions 1 Position

Starting date April 1st, 2019


  1. Ph.D.
  2. Native or near-native English proficiency (approximately TOEFLiBT100), Japanese speaking capability is
  3. Able to conduct research in Information Systems or Management.
  4. More than five (four for Associate Professor) referred academic papers published or equivalent within the
    last five years (one of them can be before the last five years).
  5. Able to actively participate in administrative services.

Commensurate with experience and in accordance with university regulations and standards.
Working hours:Tue-Fri 12:45-21:15, Sat 11:00-19:45, however discretion working hour system
Holidays: Sunday, Monday, national holidays and12/29-1/3, Vacation: 20 days per year
Others: Health insurance and unemployment insurance covered.

Application period
2019/02/01 - 2019/05/07 Deadline for receipt

Application /selection /notification of result /contact details

Application method (including where to send documents)

  1. CV (free format) with picture
  2. Motivation to apply this position. (600words)
  3. Complete list of papers/business achievements (please indicate those papers are reviewed)
  4. Copies of five (four for Associate Professor) referred academic papers or equivalent
  5. Three reference persons' name, email-address, and phone number

* Final candidate will be asked to submit additional documents based on the University of Tsukuba's format

Selection process (selection method and hiring decision), notification of result

After careful evaluation of application materials, selected candidate(s) will be invited for an interview and a final candidate will be requested to give a mock lecture in May.2019
Travel expenses for interview and mock lecture has to be covered by the candidate (including international trip.) Skype interview can be arranged for the candidate living in abroad.
Your application materials will not be returned.

Contact details (department, official position, name, e-mail address, and phone number of the responsible person) * Important

HR Committee
MBA Program in International Business
Graduate School of Business Sciences
University of Tsukuba
3-29-1 Otsuka, Bunkyo-ku Tokyo 112-0012

Submitted materials will not be returned to the applicants.

Contact Person:If you wish to apply for this position, please specify that you saw it on AKADEUS.

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