Announcement: IB Faculty Position at Rikkyo University

The College of Business, Rikkyo University (Tokyo, Japan) invites applications for an open-rank position (a tenured full or associate professor, or a tenure-track assistant professor) in international business.


Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in business or a closely related field, with a solid track record (or potentials for a tenure-track position) of high quality research and teaching in English. Preferences will be given to those with international business and strategic management.

Two thirds of undergraduate elective courses of the department of global business, and all the master level courses in the Master of International Business program, are taught in English. However, competence in the Japanese language is desirable.


The successful candidate will teach courses on international business, strategic management, among others, at both undergraduate and graduate levels.


The appointment will be effective from April 1, 2013.


Salary and compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience as determined by the university policy.


Rikkyo University, located in central Tokyo, is one of the oldest and highly selective private universities in Japan. Its College of Business is unique in that it is one of very few fully fledged bilingual (Japanese and English) business programs in Japan at both the undergraduate and the graduate levels. More details should be found at: 


Applications should send the application packet containing the following materials to us at the address below:

(1) Curriculum Vitae including a list of publications;

(2) Certificates of graduate degrees;

(3) Evidence of teaching effectiveness;

(4) Publication copies of research samples (up to three pieces); and

(5) Reference (recommendation letter).


Please send the application packet by November 30, 2012, to the following address:


International Business Program,

College of Business, Rikkyo University

3-34-1 Nishi Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, Japan 171-8501

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All applicants will be notified of the result of the initial screening by email by mid December. Successful candidates will be invited to an interview, a mock class session and a research presentation, which may take place between mid December 2012 and mid January 2013.  


Toshiya Ozaki, PhD

Professor of International Business

College of Business, Rikkyo University

3-34-1 Nishi Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku

Tokyo, Japan 171-8501

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