Full-time positions in 1) IR/U.S. Politics and Foreign Policy and 2) Int'l Law/Int'l Organizations

Toshima-ku, Tokyo and Kawagoe, Saitama
24 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
24 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Title: Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position in International Relations/U.S. Politics and Foreign Policy and International Law/International Organizations


Tokyo International University:

Tokyo International University (TIU) offers undergraduate and graduate programs both in Japanese and English. The English track degree program, called E-Track and taught entirely in English, attracts students from Japan as well as from around the world. The curriculum of the E-Track Program enables students to cultivate a broad educational background and deepen their knowledge in specialized fields of Digital Business & Innovation, Business Economics, and International Relations. E-Track also boasts comfortable class size, creating stronger bonds between students and teaching staff.

More details about TIU can be found here: https://www.tiu.ac.jp/etrack/




Tokyo International University is seeking to hire full-time Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professors (tenure or tenure-track) in: 1) U.S. Politics and Foreign Policy and 2) International Law/International Organizations. The appointment will start either April 1, 2023 or September 1, 2023 (negotiable).


Successful candidates should already hold a Ph.D. or have a Ph.D. in social science, political science, international relations or other related areas, in hand by the time of employment, a strong publication record or demonstrated potential for active scholarly engagement, and an ability to teach students (both undergraduate and graduate) with diverse cultural background in the university’s English Track Degree Program. The annual teaching expectation is six courses distributed over two semesters. A research support budget is also provided to faculty members. Tokyo International University is an equal opportunity educational institution. All qualified individuals, including minorities and women, are encouraged to apply.


Successful candidate will be offered either a tenured or tenure-track position depending on qualifications. The tenure-track system refers to a system under which a newly hired full-time faculty member transitions to tenure status after successfully completing a track period and the tenure screening process within a maximum of five years.



Salary/Compensation/Research Support:

A competitive salary is offered. Remuneration package includes health insurance, pension, commuting allowance, annual research fund and individual research office.


Application Package:

The evaluation of applicants will start in early September 2022, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates should submit the following documents by Google Form.

  1. Cover letter of application
  2. Curriculum vitae (please also include your complete contact details and contact information of three references - references will not be contacted without first notifying the applicant.)
  3. Copy of diploma or transcript showing proof of Ph.D. or enrollment in a Ph.D. program

Please register your information and all materials on the Google form below.



Selection process:

Review of applications will be taken first, and only applicants deemed suitable will be contacted and invited for the interview (in person or via Zoom). Those applicants who are invited to the interview might be requested to submit the Letter of Recommendation by relevant institutions.


Contact details:

Human Resources Department, Tokyo International University Foundation

4-23-23, Takadanobaba, Shinjuku, Tokyo 169-0075

Email: saiyou@tiu.ac.jp



All information collected will be used solely for its intended purpose of evaluating applicants. Information will not be used for any other purpose.