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Position: Faculty Position(s)
Institution: Hiroshima University
Location: Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
Duties: Hiroshima University (HU) herewith makes an open international job offer and seeks to appoint Associate Professor with tenure; Associate Professor/Assistant Professor on Tenure Track System in the research area of Plasma Engineering. This position is based on the ‘Policy for recruiting/cultivating excellent faculty members’. The university introduced this policy to create a secure environment in which junior-positioned faculty members can concentrate on their research/education
Requirements: Hold a doctorate or an equivalent degree by the time the appointment begins; Hold sufficient research achievements; Be able to teach classes and supervise students in Japanese and English
   
Text: Date: February 2020 Faculty Open Position(s) 1. Affiliation (Appointment): Academy of Hiroshima University ( Mechanical Engineering Program , Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering) *Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering will be inaugurated by reorganizing graduate schools including Graduate School of Engineering (and many other schools) on April 2020.Please refer to the following URL for further details. https://www.hiroshima u.ac.jp/en/news/53349 2. Position (s) and the number of opening(s): Associate Professor or Assistant Professor , one (1) (Depending on the result of the performance reviews of the applicant at the time of employment, he/she may be decided on any of the following titles: Associate Professor with tenure; Associate Professor/Assistant Professor on Tenure Track System) 3. Commencing date of employment: Decemb st , 2020 4. Terms of employment Tenure track position(s) Period of employment: 7 years (in case of Associate Professor) 5 years (in case of Assistant Professor) Tenure track faculty members will undergo a tenure review within s ix (6) months prior to completion of the term of appointment, and those who have successfully passed the review process will be granted tenure along with promotion to associate professor. Granting a candidate for tenure is subject to two reviewing process: an intermediate and final review. If a candidate is not granted tenure in final review, he/she will be dismissed from the university upon completion of the term of appointment. If a candidate has taken a leave because of some life events such as deliverin g a baby, child raising and caregiving, he/she may extend the term of appointment up to certain period according to the length of such leave. If you would like to know more about the standards for tenure review, please contact the office shown below for a ny enquiries. 5. Field of specialization: Plasma Engineering 6. Teaching responsibilities Undergraduate level (general education courses): Introductory Seminar for First Year Students , etc. Undergraduate level ( discipline specific courses): Experim ents in Mechanical Engineering Technical English, Data Processing and Numerical Analysis, etc. Graduate level (master s programs): Mechanical Science Research , Mechanical Science Seminar , etc. Graduate level ( doctoral programs): Mechanical Science Research , et * The courses listed above may be changed by reorganizing the existing graduate schools in Hiroshima University. * In addition to the courses listed above, he or she may be asked to teach other general education courses and/or discipline specific course s in other department(s) and graduate school(s). 7. Qualifications Applicants must satisfy all of the following requirements: (1) Hold a doctorate or an equivalent degree by the time the appointment begins (2) Hold sufficient research achievements (3) Be able to te ach classes and supervise students in Japanese and English 8. Application materials required (1) Curriculum vitae (Form 1) If you have a history of being employed by Hiroshima University (as a TA, RA, 9. Application deadline: All application materials must reach us by 5:00 pm on Friday June, 26 , 2020 (Japan time)] 10. Please send all application documents to the following address: Prof. Takayuki ICHIKAWA, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University 1, Kagamiyama, Higashihiroshima 739 8527, Japan Print in red “Application documents for faculty open position in Department of Mechanical Science and Engineerin Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University” on the envelope containing the application documents and send it by registered mail. 11. Selection procedure (1) Selection will be made based on all application documents submitted. (2) Interviews w ill be conducted in English or Japanese as needed . The interview s include mock lecture in Japanese and English. In such cases, please note that travel expenses will be the responsibility of the applicant. Applicants who pass the initial document review wi ll be informed of interview date, time and format. (3) Hiroshima University promotes a gender equal society in accordance with the legislative intent of the Basic Law for a Gender Equal Society. . Employment status (1) If you are agreeable to the application of t he Discretionary Labor System for Professional Work, you are deemed to work for 7 hours and 45 minutes a day and 38 hours and 45 minutes a week. If not, working hours are from 8:30 to 17: (from Monday to Friday) and break time is from 12: 00 to 12:45 (2) orkdays are from Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) in principle (3) Holidays are Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays in principle . Salary, etc. (1) The annual salary system (the new system enforced in April 2020) will be applied to the successful cand dates. (2) Successful candidates may be reimbursed for travel expenses incurred for the trip from their home or former place of work to the new place of work to assume their post in accordance with the relevant regulation s of Hiroshima University. For more information, please contact us. . Evaluation We conduct individual performance evaluations for all Hiroshima University faculty members after their employment, numerically rate their performa nce, and salary and benefits are commensurate with performance indicators 15. Employer: Hiroshima University . Miscellaneous (1) Probationary employment period: six (6) months Personal information obtained from application documents will not be used or provided to an y third party for purposes other than the necessary procedures related to personnel affairs, salary, and welfare. Application documents of applicants whom we have decided not to employ will be discarded in an appropriate manner, after the completion of rel evant selection processes. All the faculty members of Hiroshima University belong to the "Academy", which is the single university wide faculty organization, and each faculty as a member of the Academy of the University is appointed to educational and /or research organizations such as an individual undergraduate school, graduate school, research center and institute. (4) For each specialized field of faculty, Hiroshima University has defined Minimum standards for hiring new faculty (“the minimum standards”). We use the minimum standards for the initial screening process of the applicants, and only those who have cleared t he minimum standards will qualify as the candidates for the post concerned. The minimum standards used for this international job offer can be viewed by clicking the following URL link https://www.hiroshima u.ac.jp/en/employment/kyoinkobo/eng (5) With the aim of achieving medium to long term growth to join the top 100 world university rankings list, Hiroshima University plans to recruit and develop excellent researchers. Furthermore, in order to make the age structure of the faculty more balanced, the U niversity plans to implement a campus wide initiative to provide a diverse group of faculty members especially young, female, and non Japanese faculty members with more opportunities to play a leading role on campus, thereby invigorating research and educa tion activities at the University. With this in mind, the University seeks applications from young researchers this time around. ) HU provides employment information (research job, desk job and etc.). If your spouse wishes to work for HU, please refer to the following URL link employment information https://www.hiroshima u.ac.jp/en/employment/ . Contact Prof. Shinichi NAMBA, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University Tel: +81 mail: namba@hiroshima u.ac.jp
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