About TIU Tokyo International University (TIU) offers undergraduate and graduate programs both in Japanese and English. The English track degree program, called E-Track, attracts students from Japan as well as from around the world. The curriculum of the E-Track Program enables students to cultivate a broad educational background and deepen their knowledge in the specialized fields of Business Economics, International Relations, and most recently Digital Marketing and Business, including Consumer Psychology. E-Track also boasts small class size, creating stronger bonds between students and teaching staff. Outline Tokyo International University seeks applicants specializing in Consumer Psychology/IT Business with concentrations in one or more of the following areas: Consumer Psychology Digital Psychology Psychology in business-related areas Branding Consumer Marketing The positions are for Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level, depending on qualifications. Successful candidates will be offered either a tenured or ‘tenure-track’ position depending on experience. The ‘tenure-track system’ refers to a system under which a newly hired full-time faculty member transitions to tenure status after successfully completing a track period and the tenure screening process for a maximum of five years. Starting date September 1, 2019 or April 1, 2020 Content of work Teaching expectations could involve both undergraduate and graduate levels. TIU operates on a semester basis and each course lesson is held twice per week over the duration of 14 weeks per semester (each lesson is 90 minutes); the successful candidate will be in charge of three courses per semester. All the classes are conducted at TIU’s Kawagoe Campus 1. The academic year is from April to March. Spring semester is typically from April to July, and fall semester is typically from September to December. Responsibilities include advising and working with students from diverse backgrounds, as well as undertaking quality research. Address of work location 1-13-1 Matoba-kita, Kawagoe City, Saitama Pref. 350-1197 Qualifications Candidates must have a PhD in one of the following areas: Consumer Psychology Digital Psychology Psychology in business-related areas Branding Consumer Marketing or Related areas with practical knowledge of statistical software. Candidates must have some proven research record and/or practical experience. Candidates with a proven track record will have to provide evidence of recent and expected publications and 3 recommendation letters. Recent PhD graduates and those expecting to graduate before April 2020 are encouraged to apply. Fluency in English is required, and knowledge of Japanese would be an asset. Compensation Employment period: if hired as tenured, no-period / if hired as tenure-track, 5 years. A competitive salary is offered. Remuneration package includes health insurance, pension, commuting allowance, annual research fund and individual research office. How to Apply Please specify to which position you are applying and send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following materials attached: Cover letter of application Curriculum vitae (please also include your complete contact details and contact information of three references) List of classes taught (including title of class, brief description of contents, level) Course syllabi of related fields that have been taught at any higher educational institution Full text of three research achievements (i.e. Journal article, publications, etc.) Copy of diploma, transcript or other official document showing proof of Ph.D. or Master’s degree Application Deadline March 12 (Tuesday), 2019 Note We request that all application documents be send via e-mail and not by postal mail. Items sent through postal mail cannot be returned. Please describe your contact details clearly (phone number, e-mail address, etc.) These accounts may experience difficulty receiving e-mails from TIU: @hotmail, @msn, @live, @outlook. Please provide an alternative address if possible. All the information collected will be used solely for its intended purpose of evaluating applicants. Information will not be used for any other purpose. Selection process First, a review of applications will be conducted, and only applicants deemed suitable will be contacted and invited for an interview (in person and/or via Skype). Those applicants who are invited to an interview may be requested to submit three Letters of Recommendation from relevant institutions. For the on-site final interview, reimbursement for round-trip airfare, domestic public transportation allowance, and hotel (one night) will be provided to overseas candidates.