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Faculty Positions

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University is looking for faculty members to support new academic endeavors.
The positions available are shown below.

Field College Position Courses to be Taught, etc. Documents
International Relations College of Asia Pacific Studies Professor

(1) Language of instruction for subjects to teach:
Subjects mainly in English

(2) Subjects to teach:
The candidate will teach Liberal Arts subjects such as “Introduction to Comparative Politics (J)”, “Introduction to International Relations (J)”, and “Introduction to Political Science (J/E)”, and undergraduate subjects such as “Human Rights (E)”, “Geo-Politics and Post Cold War Conflicts (E)”, “Identity and Politics (E)”, “Violence and Terrorism (J/E)”, “Political Theory (J/E)”, “Politics of Development (J/E)”, “International Political Theory (J)”, “Development Policy (J)”, “International Conflict Resolution (J)”, “History of International Politics (J), “International Law (J)”, “Ethnicity and Nation State (J)”, and “International Relations Theory (J)”.

*The candidate may also be asked to teach graduate school subjects, which are all taught in English.
*If possible, the candidate may also be asked to teach lectures in Japanese.
*Depending on the candidate’s knowledge and experience, they may be asked to teach subjects other than those listed above.

Recruiting Information / Application Materials (ZIP)
International Relations College of Asia Pacific Studies Associate Professor or Assistant Professor

(1) Language of instruction for subjects to teach:
English and Japanese

(2) Subjects to teach:
The candidate will teach Liberal Arts subjects such as “Introduction to Comparative Politics (J)”, “Introduction to International Relations (J)”, “Introduction to Political Science (J/E)”, and undergraduate subjects such as “International Political Economy (J)”, “Development Policy (J)”, “International Conflict Resolution (J)”, “History of International Politics (J)”, “International Law (J)”, “Ethnicity and Nation State (J)”, “International Relations Theory (J)”, “Identity and Politics (E)”, “Violence and Terrorism (J/E)”, “Political Theory (J/E)”, “Politics of Development (J/E)”, “Human Rights (E)”, and “Geo-Politics and Post Cold War Conflicts (E)”.

*The candidate may also be asked to teach graduate school subjects, which are all taught in English. *Depending on the candidate’s knowledge and experience, they may be asked to teach subjects other than those listed above.

Recruiting Information / Application Materials (ZIP)
First-year Education and International Education Education Development and Learning Support Center Assistant Professor

(1) Language of instruction
Japanese and English (Must be able to teach in both Japanese and English)

(2) Primary courses to be taught
Common Liberal Arts Subjects

Student Success Workshop (SSW: This course is the successor of the Study Skills and Academic Writing (SSAW) (J & E);
Multicultural Collaborative Workshop (MCW) (J or E);
Introduction to Peer Leader Training (J & E);
Overseas programs such as FIRST, SECOND, and/or SEND (J & E)

* (J)=courses taught in Japanese / (E)=courses taught in English
* Candidates may be asked to teach courses other than those listed above based on their knowledge and experience.

Recruiting Information / Application Materials (ZIP)
Business and Management College of International Management
Graduate School of Management
  • Specially-appointed faculty member
  • Professor or Associate Professor
  • Can teach courses related to the areas of accounting, finance, management, marketing, entrepreneurship, business analytics, or other business-related disciplines.
  • Candidate is required to be able to teach in Japanese or English.
  • Other subjects to teach will be decided upon consultation with the successful candidate and in consideration to their professional experience, research fields, interests, and educational needs of the university.
  • Duties include generating research publications, supervising students’ research and projects, and providing service to the school.
  • Candidate is expected to be able to communicate and interact in English.

At APU, undergraduate subjects are offered in both English and Japanese, and graduate subjects are offered entirely in English. Official business on campus is conducted in either English or Japanese.

Recruiting Information / Application Materials (ZIP)
Finance College of International Management
Graduate School of Management
Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor
  • Can teach “Corporate Finance”, “Financial Derivatives”, and/or “International Finance”.
  • Candidate is required to be able to teach in Japanese or English.
  • Other subjects to teach will be decided upon consultation with the successful candidate and in consideration to their professional experience, research fields, interests, and educational needs of the university.
  • Duties include generating research publications, supervising students’ research and projects, and providing service to the school.
  • Candidate is expected to be able to communicate and interact in English.

At APU, undergraduate subjects are offered in both English and Japanese, and graduate subjects are offered entirely in English. Official business on campus is conducted in either English or Japanese.

Recruiting Information / Application Materials (ZIP)
Marketing College of International Management
Graduate School of Management
Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor
  • Can teach “Introduction to Marketing”, “Digital Marketing”, and/or “Pricing Strategy”.
  • Candidate is required to be able to teach in Japanese.
  • Other subjects to teach will be decided upon consultation with the successful candidate and in consideration to their professional experience, research fields, interests, and educational needs of the university.
  • Duties include generating research publications, supervising students’ research and projects, and providing service to the school.
  • Candidate is expected to be able to communicate and interact in English.

At APU, undergraduate subjects are offered in both English and Japanese, and graduate subjects are offered entirely in English. Official business on campus is conducted in either English or Japanese.

Recruiting Information / Application Materials (ZIP)
Sociology College of Asia Pacific Studies Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor

(1)Language of Instruction for Teaching Subjects
English

(2)Subjects to Teach
Assuming that they will teach the theories and methodology of sociology, the instructor will teach such subjects as foundational and applied sociological subjects and global sociology.

*The candidate may also be asked to teach graduate school subjects, which are all taught in English.
*Depending on the candidate’s knowledge and experience, they may be asked to teach subjects other than those listed above.

Recruiting Information / Application Materials (ZIP)

Staff Positions

APU has about 200 staff of 11 different nationalities actively supporting students from 84 countries and regions across the world. This is your opportunity to join our leading international campus in the picturesque tourist destination of Beppu City, Oita Prefecture.

> Recruitment of Permanent Staff (NB: external link)

> Recruitment of Tokutei Shokuin (PDF)

> Recruitment of Contract Staff (PDF)

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