We are looking for student tutors for the Writing Center

We are looking for graduate students who work as a writing tutor at the HU Writing Center. If you would like to work with us, please be sure to submit the application documents.

1. Recruitment Numbers

About 2 to 3 students for English tutor

2. Terms of Employment

November 1st, 2021 - March 31st, 2022 (planned)

※ Your contract could be extended according to your working status or working record.

3. Working Location

Writing Center, 1st floor of the Central Library, Higashi-Hiroshima Campus

4. Working Hours

Tutors should work in shifts from Monday to Friday during semesters. Time slots are 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 12:50 p.m. - 2:20 p.m., 2:35 p.m.  - 4:05 p.m. and 4:20 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.. In addtion to the regular shift, we have a weekly tutor meeting during semesters.

5. Wages

  • 1,300 YEN per hour for doctor student
  • 1,100 YEN per hour for master student

6. Job Description

  • Offering writing tutorials in English, e.g. essays, assignments, bachelar thesis, master thesis and doctral thesis.
  • Other related work in the Writing Center

7. Qualifications

Applicants must satisfy all of the following requirements;

  • Graduate student of Hiroshima university
  • QTA qualification
  • Finish getting a credit for "Pedagogical Approaches in Academic Writing in English" or other academic writing class
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English required; proficiency in Japanese is an advantage
  • Be able to work at Writing Center in Higashi-Hiroshima campus
  • Permission to engage in an activity other than that permitted under the status of residence previously granted  * International student only

8. How to Apply

Please submit the following documents to the check-out/return counter at the Central Library or send them by e-mail to the Writing Center: wrc*hiroshima-u.ac.jp  (Please replace * with @ before using this email address.)

  1. Resume
  2. Application form (word, PDF)
  3. Papers related to your own research (thesis, research plans, etc.)
  4. A copy of your student ID card
  5. A copy of the residence card (both sides)  * International students only

9. Application Due Date

Accepting applications at any time. We will stop accepting applications once the limit is reached.

10. Selection Procedure

  1. Selection will be made based on all application documents submitted.
  2. Shortlisted candidate will be invited for interviews. Interview will be about for half an hour by Teams or Zoom.


HU Writing Center

e-mail: wrc*hiroshima-u.ac.jp  (Please replace * with @ before using this email address.)
phone: 082-424-6201