Work at IUJ – Marketing Position

Tenure-Track Faculty in Marketing Area in International University of Japan (IUJ)

The Graduate School of International Management (GSIM) at the International University of Japan (IUJ) seeks a tenure-track faculty in the marketing area. The position is open to all ranks (Full Professor to Assistant Professor).

The appointment starts from October 2018, or from January 2019. A candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Marketing or Business Management field and demonstrate excellence in teaching and research. The specific areas of interest include Brand Management, Marketing Communication and Consumer Behavior/Psychology, and Customer Relationship Management.  GSIM is an AACSB accredited school. The qualified candidate must have adequate credentials from the viewpoint of AACSB requirements.

The teaching load is four courses per academic year, all at MBA level in English. Each course lasts eight weeks. Based on experience and interest, additional teaching opportunities are also available in the growing executive education programs. GSIM also offers research funding. The school subscribes to major databases such as LexisAdvance, EBSCO, ProQuest, Capital IQ, EIKON with Datastream, etc.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Interested candidates should submit electronic copies of the following material:

  1. Detailed resume or C.V.
  2. Cover letter explaining the candidate’s interest in IUJ and Japan.
  3. Teaching experience and courses evaluation.
  4. Evidence of scholarly research (list of scientific publications including Impact Factor and ABDC ranking classification)
  5. Research agenda for the next two to three years.
  6. Three letters of recommendation.


Faculty Search Committee

Graduate School of International Management

International University of Japan

A contract-based compensation is commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Salary levels are summarized as follow:

Minimum level:

Assistant Professor 7 million JPY

Associate Professor 8 million JPY

Full Professor 9 million JPY

Possible adjustment:

Depending on the applicant’s qualification and past achievement, additional payment is possible.

Extra payment:

If the applicant teaches more than the minimum teaching requirements or for the executive programs, substantial extra payment will be added. The total amount of extra payment will of course depend on each faculty’s participation in extra teaching and often amount to one million JPY a year.

Required Education:


The Graduate School of International Management (GSIM) at IUJ was established 35 years ago with the support of top Japanese companies, including Panasonic, Komatsu, IBM-Japan, Sony, and Toyota.  IUJ offers only graduate-level programs, and all courses are conducted in English.  The 160-member GSIM student body is truly international, representing over forty countries from all parts of the globe.  With internationally trained faculty, excellent facilities for computing and research, and a picturesque rural campus location within 100 minutes to Tokyo by bullet train, IUJ provides a unique, attractive working environment in Japan. More information about IUJ can be found at