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Writing Advisor Fellow

InstitutionHiroshima University
Job TypeInitial six-month contract with the strong likelihood of extension to a total of 12 months / full-time
LocationHigashi Hiroshima, Japan

Job Details

The Writing Advisor Fellow will provide consultation about academic writing in English, such as drafts for academic journals and proposal abstract drafts for international conferences and also facilitate writing groups for assisting Hiroshima University (HU) researchers to write high quality journal papers. Moreover, the Fellow will plan, organize, and lead seminars and workshops related to improving HU researchers’ academic writing and presentation skills. Other responsibilities include giving mid-term and final reporting presentation and to compile written report based on the presentations. In addition, it is strongly expected that the Fellow will collaborate with her/his colleagues to contribute to enhance research competitiveness of HU.

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Job Salary & Benefits

The Fellow will receive an after-tax monthly salary of
approximately 220,000 yen. In addition, they will be given a travel allowance for one-time airfare to and from Japan.

Further Information


M.A. or above in Applied linguistics, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, or Scientific and Technical Writing required. Ph.D. holder preferred.

Experiences in publishing several journal papers required

Closing Date05/06/2017
Interview Date30/06/2017
Start Date01/09/2017

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