Adjunct Academic Writing Instructor


Undergraduate First Year Writing Program

Position Type

Part time (one semester-based contract)


Spring semester 2018 (January 15 to April 25, 2018) with the possibility to continue in the following semester(s).


Classes offered at TUJ meet three times a week on a Monday, Wednesday, Friday schedule, or twice a week on a Tuesday and Thursday schedule. Applicants who can teach on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 08:30-09:50, or on Tuesday and Thursday from 08:10-11:10 are preferred, but we will also consider applicants who can teach in the evenings.

Visa Requirement

This position is only available to applicants who are eligible to work in Japan (the position does not include visa sponsorship).

Salary & Benefits

In accordance with the pay scale determined and used in the program.

Overview of Position

The position involves teaching either Introduction to Academic Writing and/or Analytical Reading and Writing courses to freshman undergraduate students from different cultural backgrounds. We have ESL and native-English Speakers' sections.

Teaching Fields

Freshman Composition, TESOL, Creative Writing, ESL Academic Writing.

Qualifications & Experiences

The candidates must be fluent in English, hold at least a master's degree in TESOL, English rhetoric, composition, linguistics or other related subjects. Candidates should also have at least three years of experience teaching writing/composition in an American university.

Application Process

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled. Please send applications to with:

  1. a letter of application;
  2. full academic c.v.;
  3. contact information for two references.

Please indicate the title of the position you are applying for in the email subject box. Also, we would appreciate it very much if you could let us know from which website/resource you found out about this position.

Only those applicants who make it past the initial review will be contacted.