Assistant Professor Position in the field of Condensed Matter Theory, Shimane University

Department:     Institute of Science and Engineering (Physics and Materials Science Course, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology)

Research field:    Condensed Matter Theory

Number of positions: One Assistant Professor

Qualifications:  
(1) Those possess a doctorate degree at arrival.
(2) Condensed matter theory in a broad sense.
(3) Those are capable of teaching the followings in Japanese:
Subjects provided by Department of Physics and Materials Science, Interdisciplinary Faculty of Science and Engineering: Mathematics in Physics, Quantum Mechanics, Newtonian mechanics, graduation research. Subjects provided by Physics and Materials Science Course, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology (Master Course) : Seminar, Special Research, etc.
(4) Those are capable of giving research guidance for undergraduate and graduate students.

Application period: Deadline for receipt November 22, 2018 (Thursday)

Job Starting Date: From March 1, 2019 or at the earliest date before March 31, 2019

Employer: Shimane University
 
Probation: Six months from starting date of employment

Required Application Documents: 
(1) Full curriculum vitae (including ID photo)
(2) Research achievement list (including acquisition of research expenses, academic activities, and social activities)
(3) Offprints or copies of at most 3 representative academic publications.
(4) Research outline so far and research plan after arrival (about 400 words)
(5) Experience on education and future aspirations for education (about 400 words)
(6) Affiliation, name, contact information of two persons who can give opinions on applicants.
(7) A CD-ROM or a USB memory with a PDF file containing the above documents together.

Submission address:
Prof. Ichiro Hiromitsu
Dean of Institute of Science and Engineering, Shimane University,
1060, Nishikawatsu, Matsue, Shimane, 690-8504, JAPAN

Selection process:   Phase 1: document screening
          Phase 2: research presentation (in Japanese or English), interview (in Japanese). Simulated Lesson might be required. The date and time of implementation will be informed to an applicant who passes the screening phase. Please note that travel expenses will be borne by an applicant.

Notification of result: The final candidates will be contacted.

Inquiry address:
Prof. Kiyotaka Miyoshi
Department of Physics and Materials Science,
Interdisciplinary Faculty of Science and Engineering, Shimane University,
1060, Nishikawatsu, Matsue, Shimane, 690-8504, JAPAN
Phone: +81-852-32-6560
e-mail: miyoshi@riko.shimane-u.ac.jp

Other:
(1) Payroll
Annual salary system (regulated in accordance with salary system applied for staffs of Shimane University under the national university system, various types of allowances are paid, retirement allowance at the time of retirement is not paid. payroll annual salary including retirement allowance will be paid)
(2) Employment status: Full-time (permanent contract, 65 years old retirement age). The Discretionary Labor System for Professional Work is being applied.
(3) Successful candidate will join National Public Service Personnel Mutual Aid Associations, Employment insurance, and Workers’ Accident Compensation Insurance.
(4) Employer: Shimane University
(5) Probation: Six months from starting date of employment
(6) Aiming to realize a gender equality society, Shimane University is working on creating a comfortable workplace environment. In accordance with the purpose of "Basic Law for Gender Equality Society", among eligible candidates, female will be given priority. To accelerate international research activities, The Institute of Environmental Systems Science welcomes applications from overseas or non-Japanese researchers.
(7) Please note “Application forms for Assistant Professor Position in the field of Condensed Matter Theory, Shimane University" in red ink, address a letter as registered post. None of the documents submitted with your application will be returned.