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Job : Position Open: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Location: Sapporo, JAPAN
 投稿日時: 2018-09-10 13:33:24 (3867 ヒット)

Faculty of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University invites applications for the academic position of tenure-track assistant professor.

Ecological Genetics Research Group, Environmental Biology Division, Faculty of Environmental Earth Science

Job Title:
Tenure-track assistant professor
The tenure-track faculty candidate may be promoted to a tenured associate professorship in five years or less following a positive tenure evaluation.

Number of vacancies: 1

Minimum qualifications and requirements:
Applicants must have a PhD by the starting date of the appointment and outstanding research accomplishments in ecological genetics.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following areas.
 Research field: Ecological Genetics
 Major subject of research: Mammals
 Scientific duties: Conducting research, including fieldwork and laboratory work, on mammalian           genetics and ecology
 Teaching duties: Developing education programs and conducting classes in the Ecological           Genetics Course, Biosphere Science Division,
          Graduate School of Environmental Science

Starting Date:
April 1, 2019 or at the earliest date possible thereafter

Appointment Terms:
The intended tenure track period is a maximum of 5 years.

Probationary Period: 3 months

Salary and allowances:
Compensation based on the employment regulations of Hokkaido University

Working Hours:
Discretionary working system in the type of professional work.
The successful candidate will be deemed to have worked for 7 hours 45 minutes per working day.

Social Insurance:
 Employees' Pension Insurance (Kousei Nenkin)
 MEXT Mutual Aid Association Health Insurance
 Employment Insurance
 Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance

Required Application Documents:
【Submit the following a - g in hard copy in A4 format】
a. Full curriculum vitae (incl. ResearcherID)
b. List of research accomplishments. Research papers should be categorized into peer-reviewed
 original papers and other papers
c. List of external research funds awarded to the applicant
d. Offprints or photocopies of principal academic publications, up to 5 titles
e. A summary of the track record of the applicant's research activities (up to 800 words)
 as well as education activities including social contribution activities (up to 500 words)
f. Future aspirations in research careers (up to800 words) and those with education activities
 (up to 500 words)
g. Two names of referees with contact details (affiliation and email address)
【Also submit】
A storage medium (CD, DVD or USB flash drive) with PDF files of the above a – g saved. Create a PDF file for each document.

To Apply:
Submit all documents described in the above "Required Application Documents" by post* to
 Hitoshi Suzuki
 Professor and Head of Environmental Biology Division
 Faculty of Environmental Earth Science
 Hokkaido University
 Kita 10 Nishi 5, Kita-Ku, Sapporo 060-0810, JAPAN
 Phone/Fax +81 11 706 2279
 *Please mark "CV Enclosed - tenure-track assistant professor" in red on the envelope.
 *Applying from within Japan - send application by recorded delivery or Letter Pack Plus
 *Applying from overseas – send application by international registered mail e.g. EMS.
 Submitted documents will not be returned to the applicant. All documents will be responsibly
 shredded and all data destroyed by our staff following a screening meeting.
 Please make a preliminary contact with Prof. Suzuki at htsuzuki@ees.hokudai.ac.jp
 if you are applying for the job by email.

Closing Date for Application:
Wednesday, November 9, 2018 (Japan Standard Time. Closing date must be strictly observed.)

All inquiries regarding this position should be directed to Prof. Suzuki at htsuzuki@ees.hokudai.ac.jp

- Beside the above job description, the successful candidate is also expected to teach undergraduate students.
- Shortlisted applicants will be notified of the interview date before the end of January. We do not answer inquiries regarding application status.

For further information of our organization, please visit http://www.ees.hokudai.ac.jp/modules/top/kousei.html?easiestml_lang=en (English)
http://www.ees.hokudai.ac.jp/division/bio/ (Japanese)

Graduate School of Environmental Sceince, Hokkaido University