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Data number
D119072296
Date of publication
2019/08/01
Date of update
2019/09/17
Title
Assistant Professor; Physiology and Oral Physiology (Application Deadline Extended)
Institution
Hiroshima University
URL of institution or department
Department
Academy of Hiroshima University (Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences)
Institution type
National university
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Content of job information

[Explanation of institution (recruitment background, institution details, explanation of project, etc.)]
Hiroshima University has been selected as one of the 13 Type A (top type) universities under the fiscal 2014 program to support the creation of super global universities. Hiroshima University aims to become one of the global top 100 universities by continuously producing global talents and creating knowledge while promoting university reforms centering on the twin pillars of educational and research capabilities.
Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University invites applications for one (1) Assistant Professor position. Now, we announce the recruitment is extended.
The Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University seeks applicants for 1 assistant professor position to strengthen our functions with regard to international dental education and research. The candidate is desired to have skills and experience to work on education and research in the field of oral physiology.
In education, we seek a person as assistant professor who can instruct graduate and undergraduate students in physiology, oral physiology and related subjects, while having sufficient knowledge to train students as advanced dental professionals or researchers in the School of Dentistry (Program of Dentistry and Program of Oral Health Science) and the Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences. Our School of Dentistry launched an International Dental Course in 2011 and is implementing student education to improve global student competency. In the school the assistant professor must conduct lectures as “Dual Linguistic Education" using English and Japanese.
In research, we seek a person who can conduct research on physiology and oral physiology. More specifically, it will cover important researches which aim to understand the dynamic mechanisms underlying oral functions (feeding, mastication, and swallowing) and the brain functions regarding sensory perception, emotion, memory and motor control, and also to develop the strategies for maintenance and promotion of their healthy states. Furthermore, it will also include the researches that aim to innovatively establish the fundamental technologies to analyze and manipulate the oral and brain functions with a particular molecule or cell being selectively targeted. This person shall be able to conduct research projects in cooperation with laboratories within and outside Hiroshima University.
We seek a person in the abovementioned fields who has enthusiasm for educational and clinical activities and can achieve excellent research results. The person shall understand the principles and visions of our schools, hospital and university and have belief in and passion for our schools and university administration.

[Field of Specialization]
Physiology and Oral Physiology

[Job details (duties, subject responsible for, etc.)]
Subject in Charge:
・Undergraduate level (general education courses): Foundation biology for life science, etc.
・Undergraduate level (discipline specific courses): Oral Physiology, Physiology and Oral Physiology, Laboratory of Oral Function Sciences, Laboratory Work in Oral Physiology, etc.
・Graduate level (master's programs): Seminar on Physiology and Oral Physiology, Research on Physiology and Oral Physiology, etc.
・Graduate level (doctoral programs): Advanced seminar on Physiology and Oral Physiology, Advanced research on Physiology and Oral Physiology, etc.

* In addition to the courses listed above, he or she may be asked to teach other general education courses and/or discipline specific courses in other departments and graduate schools.

[Address of work location and other information]
1-2-3, Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima 734-8553, JAPAN

[Number of positions]
Assistant Professor, one (1)

[Starting date]
April 1, 2020

Research field
1.
Area
Medicine, dentistry, and pharmacy
Discipline
Dentistry
Job type
1.
Assistant Professor level
Employment status
Full-time(Tenure-track)
Period of employment: Five (5) years
Work location
Chugoku district - Hiroshima 
Qualifications

Applicants must satisfy all of the following requirements:
(1)Hold a doctorate or an equivalent degree by the time the appointment begins
(2)Be able to supervise doctoral students in preparation of doctoral dissertations
(3)Be able to teach classes and supervise students in English

Compensation

[Salary, etc.]
(1)The monthly salary system or annual salary system will be applied to successful candidates.
(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 regulations of Hiroshima University. For more information, please contact us.

[Work Hours]
Discretionary Labor System, Special Work Type

[Holiday]
Saturday and Sunday, National Holidays, 12/29 to 1/3

[Social Insurance]
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Mutual Aid Association,
Employment insurance, Workers' compensation insurance

Other details depend on the Hiroshima University regulations.

Application period
2019/08/01 -  2019/10/18 Deadline for receipt
Deadline for receipt 5:00 p.m. (Japan Standard Time)
Application
/selection
/notification of result
/contact details

[Application method]
1.Application Documents
(1)Recommendation Letter (Free format) (Self-recommendation is allowed)
(2)Curriculum Vitae (Form 1)
(3)List of Achievements (Form 2)
(4)Summary of 5 Major Publications (Free format)
(5)Overview of Education and Research Achievements and Future Development / Aspiration (Free format)
(6)(6)Offprints of all publications (Copies are allowed)

* All of the above documents must be written in English or Japanese.

2.Address to Which to Send Application Documents
All application documents should be sent by registered mail to:
Personnel Affairs, General Affairs Group, Kasumi Campus Management Support Office,
Hiroshima University
1-2-3, Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima 734-8553, JAPAN

* Write in red "Application (Physiology and Oral Physiology)" on the envelope.
* Please submit CD-R with "Application Documents (2)-(5)" saved in Excel or Word format.
* Submitted application documents, etc. will not be returned.

[Selection process]
(1)Selection will be made based on all application documents submitted.
(2)Interviews will be conducted as needed. As a general rule, we will conduct simulated lessons in English. In such cases, please note that travel expenses will be the responsibility of the applicant. Applicants who pass the initial document review will 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.

[Contact details]
Professor Sugita Makoto
Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University
Tel: +81-82-257-5626
E-mail: sugisan[at]hiroshima-u.ac.jp
(please replace "[at]" with "@")

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Additional information

・We conduct individual performance evaluations for all Hiroshima University faculty members after their employment, numerically rate their performance, and salary and benefits are commensurate with performance indicators.
・Probationary employment period: six (6) months
・Personal information obtained from application documents will not be used or provided to any third parties for purposes other than the necessary procedures related to personnel affairs, salary, and welfare.
・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.
・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 the minimum standards will qualify as the candidates for the post concerned.
・HU provides employment information (research job, desk job and etc.).
・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 University 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 education activities at the University. With this in mind, the University seeks applications from young researchers this time around.


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