Innovative Schools Network (ISN) supported by OECD research project
Job Vacancy Announcement
Project Assistant Professor at Graduate School of Education,
Division of Professional Development of Teachers, AKITA research office
February 14th, 2018
１ Job Title and Main Responsibilities
Job Title: Project Assistant Professor, Part-time contract employee with a fixed term appointment, 1 person
Main Responsibilities：Planning and management work for a globally collaborative PBL(project based learning) project in a secondary education, which is operationalized by ISN. This work includes meetings and coordination works with participating schools, teams, researchers as well as assisting a development of digital tools.
２ Work Place
The University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus, (7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo)
Graduate School of Education, Kiyomi AKITA research office
３ Planned Assignment Duration
From April 2018 or later to March 31, 2019
*A probation period is set for the first 14 days from the start of the contract.
*An annual contract renewal may be possible upon performance.
４ Required Profile
An advanced university degree such as completing a master’s degree, obtaining Ph.D. or being a Ph.D. candidate, with a focus on school education or education engineering, is required. Communication skills in English and Japanese are necessary.
A person who is interested in research focusing on an inquiry education (such as project-based learning, active learning etc) in secondary education organized by ISN, and also has IT skills such as website management and education engineering experience for developing digital tools for education, is preferable.
５ Work Conditions and Work Hours
The work conditions are based on the rule of the University of Tokyo.
The basic work hours are 3 days a week, and 7 hours a day, i.e. 21 hours a week.
The work starting time and the ending time, also the days for the work, are decided by the project status and also a discussion based on the convenience of the applicant person. Please note that the work hour may be adjusted by business trips, attending meetings on the weekends and/or web-meetings at night time etc.
６ Salary and other conditions
2,010 JPY/hour – 2,970(plan) JPY/hour
※ This is decided based on a profile and experience.
Oher allowances: Commuting expenses will be calculated and provided based on the rule of the University of Tokyo in case the conditions stipulated in the rule are met.
７ Social Insurance
The employee’s health insurance, the employee’s welfare pension insurance, and employment insurance are subscribed based on the law of Japan.
８ Selection Process
We will contact the shortlisted applicants for an interview.
９ Application Closing Date
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 (the application forms should be arrived by the end of the day)
１０ Application Submission
Please send the following 3 documents by a postal mail. We only accept a postal mail. On the envelope, please write 「教育学研究科秋田喜代美研究室 ISN特任助教 応募書類在中」with a red ink.
- Your CV (Based on the form set by the University of Tokyo. Please download the file from the following; http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/per01/r01_j.html )
- Work experience/achievements (free format)
- A cover letter describing your motivation and aspiration for the job (A4, 1 page)
１１ Address to be sent
Professor Kiyomi Akita
Division of Professional Development of Teachers, Graduate School of Education, the University of Tokyo
7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, 113-0033 Tokyo, Japan
Should you have any questions about this inquiry, please contact ISN secretary office by email; firstname.lastname@example.org
*Your application forms are used only for the selection purposes, and your personal information will not be disclosed, transferred, or provided to any third parties. We will not return your application forms and surely dispose them under our responsibilities.