Employment of a Visiting Lecturer, Term Limited

The Graduate School of Humanities, Kyushu University, Japan, announces an
opening for a Visiting Lecturer, term limited, from 1 April 2007.

1. The ideal applicant should:

(1) be a native speaker of English.

(2) be under 60 years old as of 1 April 2007.

(3) have a professional interest in teaching English or American literature.

(4) have a Ph.D. or equivalent qualification (although applicants holding a
Masterfs degree or equivalent qualification will also be considered).

(5) be able to teach a graduate course.

2. The official status will be term-limited visiting lectureship with the
teaching load of approximately five to seven 90-minute classes per week. It
is necessary to cooperate in marking of the Kyushu University Entrance
Examinations and other office duties.  

3. Term of Employment: one year, renewable once.

4. Remuneration will be approximately five to nine million yen per annum
(including bonuses) before tax depending on age, qualifications and
experience.  The travel expenses from the selected applicantfs present
address to Fukuoka will be refunded by the university.

5. Applicants are requested to send the documents listed below to Professor
Kazuhiko Murai, Chair of the Selection Committee, the Graduate School of
Humanities, Kyushu University, 6-19-1, Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka,
812-8581, Japan.  

Applications must be received by 31 October 2006. 

(1) Curriculum Vitae (including the date of birth and the academic record
from the primary school level).  

(2) Recent photograph.

(3) List of publications.

6. Final decision will be made following a personal interview, which may be
conducted by telephone in the case of overseas applicants.

For further information regarding this post, please send your questions to
the following e-mail address.

Professor Kazuhiko Murai


Graduate School of Humanities

6-19-1, Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, 812-8581, Japan