Nanzan University Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) Visiting Faculty Program is accepting applications for the 2023 Fall Semester, 2024 Spring Semester and the 2024 Summer Program.

Nanzan University invites from among its partner schools faculty members in the field of Japan Studies to teach at least one class in the CJS and to carry out his or her research in exchange for remuneration for courses taught and a modest stipend.


Faculty members from partner institutions in the field of Japan Studies

Value and Duration

100,000 yen stipend per month; this is to cover both travel and living expenses. No additional funding for travel to and from Japan will be provided by the University.

Accommodation will not be provided by Nanzan University but will be the responsibility of the visiting scholar.

Remuneration for the course(s) taught (from 310,000 to 360,000 yen per semester for each course for a typical three-credit course, depending upon teaching experience and academic rank).

2023  Fall Semester: September 2023 to December 2023 (four months)

2024 Spring Semester: January 2024 to May 2024 (five months)
2024 Spring Semester and Summer Program: January 20243 to July 2024 (seven months)


December 18, 2022.

Submitting Your Application

A complete application includes:

  • CV (including educational and professional history)
  • Short description of courses candidate could offer at Nanzan
  • Short description of current research interests and projects that could be carried out at Nanzan
  • Short description of potential future contribution at home institution
  • Letter of recommendation from Chair/Director or Dean

Please submit the required documents by email to arrive by the deadline to, and also post them to the following address:

Center for International Affairs
Nanzan University
18 Yamazato-cho Showa-ku
466-8673 Nagoya JAPAN
Tel: +81-52-832-3123
Fax +81-52-832-5490


For full details of requirments, commitments, eligiblity, and application requirements, please email Sylvie Jasen at Carleton International:

Other inquiries can be addressed to, or by phone or fax to the numbers above.