May 09, 2023

Position Opening for part-time ESP lecturer in the College of Business


1) Position available: Part-time ESP Lecturer (Kennin Koshi)

2) Field: English for specific purposes for undergraduate business students

3) Qualifications:
a. Master’s degree in applied linguistics, education, or a communication-related field
b. Experience teaching academic/specific purpose English to speakers of other languages in a university setting is desirable
c. Advanced level proficiency in English (i.e., at least CEFR C2 level)
d. Must have a valid working visa for Japan

4) Position dates: September 1, 2023 – January 31, 2024

5) Content of work:
a. To teach four 100-minute classes a week: two classes of ESP on Wednesday afternoons (13:25 – 17:00), and two classes of ESP on Friday mornings (8:50 – 12:25). The course is for 2nd year business students with a focus upon the integration of international business content. It includes presentation, note taking, and discussion. As the department uses a coordinated curriculum, all lesson plans and course materials will be provided.
b. Grading for written assignments, quizzes, and worksheets to be done outside of class hours.
c. Part-time lecturers will be required to attend (at least) one meeting prior to the start of the semester, and one at the conclusion of the semester.

6) Terms of Employment:
a. The contract is for one semester.
b. Salary is based on the university scale and paid over six months (including non-teaching months), plus commuting expenses within the Tokyo/Yokohama metropolitan area.

7) Deadline for applications:
a. The position is open until filled.

8) Application materials:
a. Email a cover letter and your CV in the attached Rikkyo format, listing two referees, to the BBL Program Director at
a. Other application materials must be presented at the time of an interview, including a photocopy of their diploma (PhD, MA) and/or a copy of their most recent academic transcript.
9) Other:
a. Successful potential candidates will be contacted for an interview upon receipt of your application materials.
b. The interview will take place at Rikkyo University, Ikebukuro
c. Transportation fee to the interview cannot be provided.
d. The application documents will not be returned.

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