ANNOUNCEMENT: POSITION AVAILABLE 1. POSITION A position for a tenured professor or associate / assistant professor in English-Japanese translation studies beginning from April 1, 2008 is available at Seisen University, Tokyo. Country of origin is open. 2. QUALIFICATIONS Native English ability with an MA or above. Appropriate English and Japanese capability for teaching and doing translation, with publications showing interest in theoretical issues. Experience in translating literary works. At least three years of teaching experience in Japan required. Age up to 55. Japanese language ability sufficient to participate in committee and general administrative work. At least five publications required. Those persons who are short-listed will be interviewed. 3. DUTIES Teaching a minimum of five courses in the English curriculum, plus contributing to the graduate program and participating in administrative work as a full time member of the English Department. 4. SALARY & BENEFITS The standard university salary scale and benefits (health insurance, bonuses, etc.) will apply depending on the level of formal education and the number of years of professional teaching experience. 5. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (1) Full resume with recent photo. The resume must give exact dates for schooling and work positions (day, month, year) in Japanese where relevant. (2) List of publications, presentations and academic association memberships. (3) Five publications (both translations and theoretical papers ) (4) Three letters of recommendation preferably from recent places of employment. (5) Copy of highest diploma. (6) Evidence of Japanese language proficiency (authorized Japanese language test scores, etc.) (7) An essay of about 800-1000 words on your potential contributions to teaching at Seisen University. 6. APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 12, 2007 7. APPLICATION ADDRESS Department of English, chair Seisen University 3-16-21 Higashi Gotanda Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-8642 Note: Send the application and documents by registered mail to the above. 8. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For additional information contact Seisen University Official Website URL: http://www.seisen-u.ac.jp/ 9. ANNOUNCEMENT OF DECISION Short-listed candidates will be contacted by the end of May, 2007.