Employment Opportunities

Lakeland University Japan (LUJ) is an American Liberal Arts institution located in the Shinjuku ward of Tokyo, with a small branch program in Osaka. LUJ operates a pre-academic English for Academic Purposes (EAP) training program, and offers evening and weekend continuing education in our Open College program.

If you are interested in any of the positions listed below, please send a letter of introduction, your resume, and list of at least three contacts for references by email to Dr. Alan Brender at for academic positions, or to Lia Sergio at for EAP Instructor applications. If qualified, you will be contacted and an interview will be arranged.

Current Open Positions

EAP INSTRUCTOR, TOKYO CAMPUS.

Position: to teach intensive skills-based English language classes, preparing students to pursue an American academic degree (Reading, Writing, and Listening & Speaking)
Start dates: January, 2018 and April, 2018
Contact hours: 21.25 instruction hours, plus 5 office hours per week
Schedule: 8:30am-2:30pm, Monday-Friday OR 12:00pm-6:00pm, Monday-Friday
Salary: Starting at JPY360,000 per month plus transportation
Requirements: Master’s degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or related field;
experience teaching EAP, EFL, or ESL preferred;
applicant must reside in Japan and have valid visa
Interview: Shinjuku campus, Tokyo

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF ACADEMIC WRITING, TOKYO CAMPUS.

Course: Writing Workshop, Composition I, Composition II
Start date: January, May 2018
End date: April, July 2018
Contact hours: 3 hours per week (2 or 3 meetings)
Schedule: Flexible time; should be M/W/F or Tu/Th
Requirements: Applicant must have at minimum a Master's Degree in Writing or related field;
experience teaching in American higher education preferred;
applicant must reside in Japan and have valid visa
Interview: Shinjuku campus, Tokyo

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF ART, TOKYO CAMPUS.

Course: Drawing, 2-D Design, other possible courses
Start date: January, May 2018
End date: April, July 2018
Contact hours: 3 hours per week (2 or 3 meetings)
Schedule: Flexible
Requirements: Applicant must have at minimum a Master's Degree in Art or related field;
experience teaching in American higher education preferred;
applicant must reside in Japan and have valid visa
Interview: Shinjuku campus, Tokyo

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY, TOKYO CAMPUS.

Course: Introduction to Biology
Start date: January, May 2018
End date: April, July 2018
Contact hours: 4 hours per week (2 or 3 meetings)
Schedule: Flexible
Requirements: Applicant must have at minimum a Master's Degree in Biology or related field;
experience teaching in American higher education preferred;
applicant must reside in Japan and have valid visa
Interview: Shinjuku campus, Tokyo

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF BUSINESS, TOKYO CAMPUS.

Course: Various Business and Finance courses
Start date: September 2018
End date: December 2018
Contact hours: 3 hours per week (2 or 3 meetings)
Schedule: Flexible
Requirements: Applicant must have at minimum a Master's Degree in Business or related field;
experience teaching in American higher education preferred;
applicant must reside in Japan and have valid visa
Interview: Shinjuku campus, Tokyo

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS, TOKYO CAMPUS.

Course: Principles of International Business
Start date: September 2018
End date: December 2018
Contact hours: 3 hours per week (2 or 3 meetings)
Schedule: Flexible
Requirements: Applicant must have at minimum a Master's Degree in Business or related field;
experience teaching in American higher education preferred;
applicant must reside in Japan and have valid visa
Interview: Shinjuku campus, Tokyo

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF CHINESE LANGUAGE, TOKYO CAMPUS.

Course: Elementary Chinese Language
Start date: May 2018
End date: August 2018
Contact hours: 4 hours per week (3 meetings)
Schedule: Flexible; Monday/Wednesday/Friday are the preferred days
Requirements: Applicant must have at minimum a Master's Degree in Chinese Language or related field;
experience teaching in American higher education preferred;
applicant must reside in Japan and have valid visa
Interview: Shinjuku campus, Tokyo

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF HUMANITIES, TOKYO CAMPUS.

Course: Various courses in the Humanities
Start date: January, May 2018
End date: April, July 2018
Contact hours: 3 hours per week (2 or 3 meetings)
Schedule: Flexible
Requirements: Applicant must have at minimum a Master's Degree in Humanities or related field;
experience teaching in American higher education preferred;
applicant must reside in Japan and have valid visa
Interview: Shinjuku campus, Tokyo

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICS, TOKYO CAMPUS.

Courses: Intermediate Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Probability & Statistics
Start date: January, May 2018
End date: April, July 2018
Contact hours: 3 hours per week (2 or 3 meetings); 4 hours per week for Calculus
Schedule: Flexible
Requirements: Applicant must have at minimum a Master's Degree in Mathematics or related field;
experience teaching in American higher education preferred;
applicant must reside in Japan and have valid visa
Interview: Shinjuku campus, Tokyo


OPEN COLLEGE

INSTRUCTOR, TOKYO CAMPUS.

Course: Open
Start date: Late January, Late May, and Late September (every year)
Contact hours: 2 hours per week (1 meeting)
Schedule: Wed. or Thurs., 7:00 ~ 9:00 pm;
or Saturdays 11 am ~ 1:00 pm, 1:30 ~ 3:30 pm, or 4:00 ~ 6:00 pm
Requirements: Experience in the topic field
Interview: Shinjuku campus, Tokyo

You are encouraged to apply for a position with LUJ's Associate Dean, Dr. Alan Brender.You may also contact the university directly at:

Lakeland University Japan
5-7-12 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku
Tokyo, Japan
160-0022
TEL: +81-3-3225-0425

Candidates will be given full consideration without regard to color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, or marital status.

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