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Job : Position Open: Professor Location: Sapporo, JAPAN
 投稿日時: 2018-10-12 16:56:43 (479 ヒット)

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


Group of Terrestrial Ecology, Section of Environmental Biology, Faculty of Environmental Earth Science

Job Title:



Number of vacancies: 1


Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following areas.

Research field: Plant Ecology

Teaching duties: Developing education programs and conducting classes in the Course in the Biodiversity Science, Biosphere Science Division, Graduate School of Environmental Science


Minimum qualifications and requirements:

The applicant must have a doctoral degree and excellent achievements in the related research fields.

Starting Date:

As early as possible after acceptance is notified (negotiable)


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 to 800 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 - 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 if you are applying for the job by email.


Closing Date for Application:

Friday, January 11, 2019 (Japan Standard Time. Closing date must be strictly observed.)



All inquiries regarding this position should be directed to Prof. Suzuki at



- 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 March 2019. We do not answer inquiries regarding application status.


For further information of our organization, please visit (English)


Graduate School of Environmental Sceince, Hokkaido University