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Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor/Professor Position in Public Management

The Public Management and Policy Analysis Program (PMPP) in the Graduate School of International Relations (GSIR) at the International University of Japan (IUJ) seeks applications for a tenure-track position (Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor) in public management to begin January 2023.

Established in 1982, IUJ is a private graduate school and located in Minami Uonuma City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan. IUJ is Japan’s first graduate school to provide all courses in English. The majority of students in the PMPP are public officials from all over the world. For more information, please visit our website at

The successful candidate will teach 4 eight-week courses in the Master program per academic year, such as Public Management, Nonprofit Management, or other related subjects. IUJ adopts a three-semester system (fall, winter, and spring) in which each faculty member regularly teaches one course in two of the three semesters and two courses in the remaining one semester. In addition, the candidate will supervise around 5 students to complete their master theses or research reports throughout an academic year. At least one business trip to a developing country is required in a year.

Applicants should have a doctorate degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Political Science, or other relevant disciplines by the time of appointment (January 2023). English fluency is required, while Japanese fluency is preferable but not required. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience in addition to benefits for housing or commuting. IUJ provides on-campus housing options for faculty and their families.

IUJ is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including females and minorities.

Applicants need to submit the following documents via email to

–    Cover letter
–    Curriculum vitae
–    Transcript of doctoral program
–    A writing sample (e.g., published paper, paper under review, dissertation)
–    Three letters of recommendation
–    Teaching evaluations (if available)

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications from May 15, 2022, but the search will remain open until the position is filled.

If applicants have further questions, please feel free to contact Ms. Akiko Koto (E-mail:


Any Rank Professor in Marketing (Tenure-Track) at the International University of Japan (IUJ)

The GSIM seeks a tenure-track faculty in the marketing area. The position is open to all ranks until it is filled. The appointment can start from September 2022 or from January 2023. A candidate must hold a Ph.D. (or near completion) in the marketing field and demonstrate excellence in teaching and research. A contract-based compensation is commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. For example, the starting salary level of an assistant professor is 7 million JPY.

The appointee will be required to teach 4 courses per academic year (96 teaching hours in total) in English, and supervise master students. The areas of teaching interest include Marketing Analytics, Market Research, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM), among others. An appointee is also expected to conduct high-level research, contribute administratively, and compete for external funds.

Interested candidates should submit electronic copies of the following material:

  1. Cover letter
  2. CV
  3. Sample of research work
  4. At least two letters of recommendation

Using the following online form:  for faculty search committee’s consideration. If you have any questions please email us to:

The application will be kept confidential and only used for this recruiting. After the initial screening, short-listed candidates might be called for an interview and asked to present.

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