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Recruitment

The Japan Institute for Educational Measurement, Inc. is currently recruiting staff as below.
Please apply by clicking "Application for Recruitment Form" button, located on bottom of each opening position.

Recruitment guidelines

Planning Sales Staff

Position summary The position will entail the provision of on-line tests (English-language communication proficiency assessment tests), mainly towards the human resource departments of corporations with extensive global needs, and providing solutions for customers' testing needs.
We seek a person who has the breadth of vision to work on future expansion into overseas markets and product development, and who has the potential to manage business enterprises.
* JIEM is expanding their presence in India, China, etc.
Qualifications
  • Experience in planning sales
  • Interest in English as a second language education

 

Particularly welcome qualifications:

  • Master's degree in linguistics, second language acquisition, TESOL, test theory, statistics, etc.
  • Experience in marketing Web services
Ideal candidate:
  • A person who has a motivated interest in arrangements for developing people's skills, research and development of instructional materials, and various other such matters, and who is engaged in related activity
  • Our personnel are few in number and great in talent, so candidates should be self-motivated, independent thinkers and doers with good self-control
  • A person with breadth of mind and motivation to take on any challenge without being limited by job descriptions
Location of employment Shibuya(map
Work hours 9:30-17:30
Holidays and vacations Two days off/week (Saturdays & Sundays), public holidays, summer holidays, year-end and New Year holidays, and annual paid leave
Salary Salary will be decided taking into account past experiences and ability.

Application for Recruitment Form

System Planning Project Manager

Position summary The job position is responsible for system planning and project leadership for various projects, centered mainly on CASEC (Computerized Assessment System for English Communication) testing provided by JIEM.
Qualifications
  • Education: Undergraduate degree
  • Experience in system planning (defining requirements, designing specifications) in a corporate environment and experience managing outside vendors (five or more).
  • Intermediate level or higher English-language ability (the position requires interaction with people in other countries)

 

This work involves not only JIEM brand testing, but also planning and development of test systems commissioned by other companies. Since actual development will be handled mainly by outside vendors, this work involves being in charge of defining system requirements and designing specifications.

Location of employment Shibuya(map
Work hours 9:30-17:30
Holidays and vacations Two days off/week (Saturdays & Sundays), public holidays, summer holidays, year-end and New Year holidays, and annual paid leave
Salary Salary will be decided taking into account past experiences and ability.

Application for Recruitment Form

Test Development Specialist

Position summary
  • Work related to maintaining the quality of CASEC and further development
  • Design and development of English-language instructional materials
  • Work related to the research of second language acquisition
Qualifications
  • Education: Master's degree or higher
  • Research experience in second language (English) acquisition or linguistics
    (language acquisition by non-native speakers of English)
  • Experience in or knowledge of developing English tests or analyzing data is welcome
  • Teaching experience is considered a plus
  • Japanese language skill:Business level (At least JLPT N2)
Research Fields Related to English language: Second language acquisition, linguistics, TESOL, language testing and evaluation, pedagogy (vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening, writing, speaking, logical thinking), development of instructional materials, ICT and CALL, preschool and primary school English language, business English, language portfolios, CEFR, lifelong learning, English language corpus, learning models
Location of employment Shibuya(map) or US
Work hours 9:30-17:30
Holidays and vacations Two days off/week (Saturdays & Sundays), public holidays, summer holidays, year-end and New Year holidays, and annual paid leave
Salary Salary will be decided taking into account past experiences and ability.

Application for Recruitment Form

Researcher (Specializing in Test Theory and Psychometrics)

Position summary
  • Work related to maintaining the quality of JIEM’s services and further development utilizing item-response theory and other test theories
  • Problem solving and proposing new methods for handling issues based on customers' needs relating to test analysis and data aggregation
  • Work related to research and surveys about thest theory and psychometrics
Qualifications
  • Education: Master’s degree or higher
  • Research experience in test theory or psychometrics
  • Experience in or knowledge of creating English tests or analyzing data is welcome
  • Experience with managing projects and developing systems is considered a plus
Research Fields Educational measurement, psychometrics, test theory, IRT (item response theory), equating, DIF, multidimensional scaling, graded assessment, language assessment, validity and reliability, large-scale assessment, social research, academic performance surveys, data mining
Location of employment Shibuya(map) or US
Work hours 9:30-17:30
Holidays and vacations Two days off/week (Saturdays & Sundays), public holidays, summer holidays, year-end and New Year holidays, and annual paid leave
Salary Salary will be decided taking into account past experiences and ability.

Application for Recruitment Form

Researcher (Specializing in Natural Language Processing)

Position summary The position will involve work related to maintaining the quality and further development of JIEM’s services utilizing natural language processing techniques.
Qualifications
  • Education: Master's degree or higher
  • The applicant will have experience in research and practical application of natural language processing techniques
  • Experience with project management and system development is considered a plus
Research Fields In relation to English-language learning: Natural language processing, linguistic analysis, syntactic analysis, machine translation, annotation, voice recognition, machine learning, corpus, recommendations, automatic scoring
Location of employment Shibuya(map) or US
Work hours 9:30-17:30
Holidays and vacations Two days off/week (Saturdays & Sundays), public holidays, summer holidays, year-end and New Year holidays, and annual paid leave
Salary Salary will be decided taking into account past experiences and ability.

Application for Recruitment Form

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