Ohio University

Applications for visiting professorship at Chubu University being accepted

Published: January 31, 2020 Author: Staff reports

Ohio University’s Chubu University Relations Committee (CRC) is currently accepting applications for the 2021 Kohei Miura Visiting Professorship, named in honor of the founder of Chubu University.

Established in 1973, the Kohei Miura Visiting Professorship allows for an Ohio University faculty member to spend a semester in residence at Chubu University in Kasugai City, Japan. The successful applicant for 2021 will be an Ohio University Group 1 faculty member who is able to be in residence at Chubu University either during the spring semester (early April through June of 2021) or the fall semester (late September through December of 2021). Round-trip transportation, housing, and a modest monthly expense reimbursement will be provided.

Kohei Miura Visiting Professors are expected to engage in an active program of scholarship that may include activities such as engaging in research activities, giving guest presentations in classes and seminars, conducting independent study programs with students and/or professors, participating in outreach activities, and acting as consultants in areas of expertise.


Chubu University Chris Thompson
Chris Thompson at Chubu University


To submit an application for the 2021 Kohei Miura Visiting Professorship, interested faculty members should send a current curriculum vitae and cover letter, addressed to the Chubu Relations Committee, detailing their interest in the position and current research focus relevant to this position by Tuesday, March 31, 2020, to:

Marian Carr, Coordinator for Global Partnerships
Office of Global Affairs, Yamada International House
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740-593-1971, Email: carrm@ohio.edu

Recent Kohei Miura Visiting Professor have included Professor Benjamin Bates, Associate Professor Chris ThompsonProfessor William Condee and Professor Shiyong Wu. For a full list of Kohei Miura Visiting Professors, as well as additional information on the professorship, please visit this website.