Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Positions - Information Systems

School/Institution:Tokyo International University, Japan, Kawagoe

Discipline: Information Systems

Employment Type:Full-time


Contact Person:If you wish to apply for this position, please specify that you saw it on AKATECH.tech

Recruitment for a Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Positions in IT Business

Institution: Tokyo International University

Location: Kawagoe, Japan

Category: Faculty - Business - Information Systems and Technology

Type: Full-Time

About TIU

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, 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/english/etrack/index.html

Tokyo International University seeks applicants specializing in IT Business with concentrations in one or more of the following areas.

  • Data Security
  • Data Governance
  • Encryption Technologies
  • Cryptocurrency Technologies
  • Fintech
  • Digital Banking

The position is open for Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level, depending on qualifications.

Successful candidates will be offered either a tenured or `tenure-track' position depending on experience. 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.

Content of work

The teaching could involve both undergraduate and graduate levels. TIU operates on a semester basis and each course lesson is held twice per week over the duration of 14 weeks per semester (each lesson is 90 minutes); the successful candidate will be in charge of three courses per semester. All the classes are conducted at TIU's Kawagoe Campus; the academic year is from April to March (of following year). Spring semester is from April to July, Fall semester is from September to January.

Responsibilities include advising and working with students from diverse backgrounds, as well as undertaking quality research.

Address of work location

1-13-1 Matoba-kita, Kawagoe City, Saitama Pref. 350-11972


The candidates must have a PhD in the areas of Computer Science/Mathematics/ Statistics/Business Management/Financial Technology/ Financial Engineering/ Engineering or related areas with practical knowledge to fit into any position stated above. Candidates with Master's degree and relevant practical experience are also considered. Candidates must have some proven research record and/or practical experience.

  • Candidates with a proven track record will have to provide evidence of recent and expected publications. Recent PhD graduates and ones expecting to graduate before Apr, 2020 are encouraged to apply.
  • Fluency in English is required, and knowledge of Japanese would be an asset.


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

Application method

Please specify to which position you are applying and send an email to "saiyou@tiu.ac.jp" with the following materials attached:

In the subject of your email, please include this code: IT2020HigherEd

Cover letter of application

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.)

List of classes taught (including title of class, brief description of contents, level)

Course syllabi of related fields that have been taught at any higher educational institution

Full text of three research achievements (e.g., Journal articles, publications, etc.)

Copy of diploma or transcript showing proof of Ph.D. or enrollment in a Ph.D. program


We request that all application documents be send via e-mail and not by postal mail. Items sent through postal mail cannot be returned.

Please describe your contact details clearly (phone number, e-mail address, etc.)

These accounts may experience difficulty receiving e-mails from TIU: @hotmail, @msn, @live, @outlook. Please provide an alternative address if possible.

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

Selection process --

First, a review of applications will be conducted, and only applicants deemed suitable will be contacted and invited for an interview (in person or via Skype). Those applicants who are invited to an interview may be requested to submit Letters of Recommendation from relevant institutions.

For the on-site final interview, reimbursement for round-trip airfare, domestic public transportation allowance, and hotel (one night) will be provided to overseas candidates.

Contact details

Global Talent Acquisition Department

Tokyo International University Foundation

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

Email: saiyou@tiu.ac.jp

Application Information

Contact: Global Talent Acquisition Department

Tokyo International University

Email Address: saiyou@tiu.ac.jp

Contact Person: If you wish to apply for this position, please specify that you saw it on AKATECH.tech

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