Assistant Professor in Computer Science


Undergraduate Program

Position type

Full-time Faculty


Tokyo Campus (Sangen-jaya station)


Desired Start Date: Fall Semester, 2024

Visa Requirement

Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) is able to sponsor a visa for this position

Salary & Benefits

In accordance with the pay scale determined and used in this program. Support is also offered for conferences, travel, and other research/creative related expenses. Annual bonuses are possible.

Overview of TUJ and the Computer Science Major

The Computer Science Program at TUJ invites applications for a student-centered full-time faculty member to start in the Fall of 2024. TUJ faculty contracts are renewable. In accordance with university standards and Japanese law, successful faculty are eligible for a continuing contract after five years.

Based in Philadelphia, Temple University is a public Carnegie-designated R1 research university that ranks in the top 350 of all universities worldwide according to Times Higher Education (2023). It is ranked in top 90 of all U.S. universities by U.S. News and World Report. With approximately 30,000 students, Temple maintains a multi-campus system extending from Pennsylvania to Rome to Japan.

Established in 1982, the Japan campus of Temple University (TUJ) is a full-service branch campus that educates students from nearly 70 countries in English in its undergraduate programs, graduate programs (law, business, graduate education), and non-degree programs (continuing education and corporate education). TUJ is the oldest and largest branch campus of a foreign university in Japan. It is headquartered in the heart of Tokyo just outside of Shibuya. More details about TUJ are available at www.tuj.ac.jp.

Its strategic priorities and key objectives are accessible, Strategic Priorities & Key Objectives. TUJ is expanding, financially healthy, and has just hired over 25 new full-time faculty members in the last two years, with over 10 additional lines currently advertised this academic year. In February 2024, TUJ announced our expansion in Kyoto with the opening of a multi-building campus starting from the spring 2025 semester.

TUJ offers undergraduate programs to a broad mix of over 2,250 Japanese and non-Japanese degree-seeking students who will earn their degrees from Temple University through the Japan campus. Every semester, additional undergraduate students from Temple’s main campus and other universities converge on our campus for a short-term study abroad experience.

In one of the most dynamic cities in the world, we offer twelve full undergraduate majors ranging from Art to International Business to Psychological Studies. Our faculty and staff are international, with nearly 70 full time faculty joined by experienced administrators and many part-time adjunct faculty from the professions, business, and the arts. TUJ holds classes in the fall and spring semesters (15 weeks) and over a well-enrolled 10-week summer semester.

Overview of Positions

Faculty members at TUJ have the opportunity to teach a diverse student body from around the world. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach any course at the undergraduate level in addition to the courses in their area of expertise. Candidates may asked to teach traditional in-person classes, online classes, or Hyflex classes. The successful candidate will collaborate with the department coordinator on the yearly course offerings and helps with the planning of the department’s two-year course rotation.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Ph.D. or terminal degree in a relevant field
  • Experience and excellence in teaching
  • Commitment to students and their success
  • Fluency in English required
  • A solid record of research, a strong publication profile and an on-going research agenda preferred
  • Experience using educational technologies and online delivery methods preferred
  • International experience preferred

Application Process

Review of applications will begin immediately. Send applications to tujjobs@tuj.temple.edu with all the following three items attached:

  1. a cover letter highlighting relevant experience and what appeals to you about the position
  2. a resume or curriculum vitae with three references and their contact information
  3. a list of courses previously taught, as well as a list of courses the candidate is qualified to teach


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 which website/resource you found out about this position.

Temple University, Japan Campus is committed to equal opportunity employment, and to increase diversity and inclusivity in both its community and curricula. All qualified applicants shall receive full and equal consideration for employment. The university does not discriminate against candidates and employees because of their disability, sex, race, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, or any other protected status under the law. Candidates who can contribute to the institution's goals are strongly encouraged to apply.