Job: Associate Professor in International Heritage Studies

University of Tsukuba, Japan

Content of Work:
Landscape  Conservation  Studies,  Special  Lecture  in  Conservation 2 (Nature-Culture  Linkage), Environment and Sustainability at the Certificate Programme on Nature Conservation World Heritage Studies, Special Research for World Heritage Studies, Nature-Culture Linkage in Heritage Conservation, World Heritage and Sustainability at the Master’s Program of World Heritage Studies

Advanced Research for World Heritage Studies at the Doctoral Program of World Cultural Heritage Studies, Introduction of World Heritage Studies at the School of Art and Design

Start of Employment:from April 1, 2020 - Term of Employment:until March 31, 2024


  •    Doctoral Degree or Ph.D., or the candidate scheduled to acquire it by the start of employment
  •    Outstanding achievement in the field of International Heritage Studies
  •    Persons with English and Japanese proficiency 

Required Documents:

  •    Curriculum vitae (*)
  •    Summary of five significant publications or articles (*)
  •    List of educational and professional activities (*)
  •    Brief statement on the plans for education and research (*)
  •    List of all publications and articles
  •    Name and contact address of two persons whom the academic ability of the applicant could be inquired

(*) Applicants are asked to contact the university office below to get the document forms required for 1) to 4) and the sample for 5). Please attach the materials which confirm 2), e.g. off-prints. The materials will be returned.

Closing Date: Applications must arrive no later than September 2, 2019

Selection Process:

  • First screening will be done by application documents.
  • Applicants may have an interview as may be necessary. Applicants are expected to cover their own travel expenses.

Contact: Professor Toshiya MATSUI,, +81 (0)29-853-5832 

Additional Information:

The University of Tsukuba commits itself to actively contributing to the formation of a society founded on human equality and gender equality in accordance with the spirits of the “Basic Law for a Gender-Equal Society” and the principles and policies of the “Basic Philosophy and Policies on Gender Equality.”