Detailed information

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Work location : Tohoku district - Iwate

Research field : Environmental science - Agricultural environmental engineering and agricultural information engineering

Date of publication : 2023/09/01

End date of accepting applications : 2023/10/31

Date of update : 2023/09/11

Faculty Recruitment for Iwate University (Assistant Professor, Female only) Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Food Production and Environmental Management

D123081988

National university

Iwate University

Assistant Professor level : Regular employee / Nontenured / Tenure-track / Probationary period absent

Job description

  • Background of the recruitment and description of the project

    Food Systems and Management Course conducts education and research on the advancement and the informatization of the technology related to agricultural-food production.
    We are looking for a candidate who can be in charge of Exercises in Information Processing (shared), Food Industry Systems Laboratory I, II (shared), etc. as well as supervision of graduation research.

  • Work content and job description

    Field of specialization: Agricultural Environmental Engineering and Agricultural Information Engineering-related

  • Assigned department

    Existing departments

    Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Food Production and Environmental Management, Food Systems and Management Course

Job type

  • Assistant Professor level

Research field

  • Environmental science - Agricultural environmental engineering and agricultural information engineering

Wages

  • Annual Salary : 7 million yen ~ 7 million yen

Working hours

  • Working hours :08:30-17:15

    Break time :12:00-13:00

    Holidays : Saturday, Sunday, public holidays, year-end and New Year holidays, etc.

Application requirements

Qualifications

  • Education and Degree Requirements

    Ph.D. / Doctor

  • Description

    Qualifications:
    (1) A female.
    (2) PhD degree holder.
    (3) Person who has enthusiasm for education and research in Food Systems and Management Course.
    (4) Person who is willing to participate in the management of Iwate University.
    (5) Person with enough language skills (Japanese and English) to perform the above duties.

Employment Type

  • Regular employee

Contract period

  • Nontenured - Tenure-track

    Term of employment: 5 (five) years
    A tenure review will be conducted by seven months prior to the expiration of the 5 year tenure-track term. Tenure (assistant professor, permanent) will be granted if the applicant is deemed to achieve the target values required for granting tenure.
    An interim evaluation will be conducted by three years from the start of employment. In case that particularly outstanding achievement is observed in the interim evaluation, the eligibility for granting tenure may be discussed at that time.
    Please refer to the regulations regarding the tenure track system in Iwate University at the web site below.
    [Regulations on the Iwate University Tenure Track System] (in Japanese)
    https://www.iwate-u.ac.jp/about/disclosure/files/regulations/60200040.pdf

    Probationary period absent

Work location

  • 020-8550 Iwate Department of Food Production and Environmental Management, Faculty of Agriculture, Iwate University, 3-18-8 Ueda, Morioka

Compensation

  • Supplementary explanation of compensation

    Compensation:
    Salary and Benefits: Based on the salary regulations of Iwate University and subject to annual salary system (Retirement allowance is paid at the time of retirement.)
    Working Hours: Discretionary working system for professional work, 7 hours and 45 minutes of de facto working per day
    Insurance: Employment Insurance, Social Insurance, Workers' Accident Compensation Insurance, Mutual Aid Association of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
    Days off: Saturday, Sunday, public holidays, year-end and New Year holidays, etc.

Application Considerations

Number of hired

1 person(s)

Hiring date : 2024/04/01

Starting date : 2024/04/01

Application period

2023/09/01~2023/10/31 Deadline for receipt

Application method

  • Application documents (specified forms)

    • Statement of Research Achievements (Example).doc
  • Attached documents

    Application Form : Online Submission
    Achievements and Activities : Online Submission

    Other online application forms
    Submission of application documents and inquiries:
    The following documents must be submitted at the application.
    (1) A full curriculum vitae (with photograph, any format)
    (2) A list of research and teaching achievements.
      Publications must be labeled as refereed or non-refereed (see attached)
    (3) Three reprints (or copies) of major publications
    (4) Past achievements in education and research, and ambitions for future education and research (about 2 sheets of A4 paper)
    (5) Names and contact information (affiliation, address, telephone, and e-mail) of two references

    Application is accepted through e-mails to the following address.
    E-mail: iida@iwate-u.ac.jp
    Iwate University, Faculty of Agriculture, Food Production and Environment Department, Food Industry Systems Course Assistant Professor (women only) Selection Committee Chairman, Toshiaki Iida
    * Please save (1) to (5) above as PDF files and send them as e-mail attachments to the address above (iida@iwate-u.ac.jp).
    * The subject of the e-mail should be “Application documents for assistant professor (applicant's name)”, specifying the applicant's name in the subject.
    * If the total size of the attached files exceeds 20MB, please divide them into two or more e-mails.
    *An acknowledgement of the application will be sent by e-mail to the applicant within 3 days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays) after receipt of the application documents. If you do not receive the acknowledgement, please contact us at the address below.
    *Personal information included in the application documents will not be used for any purpose other than the selection.
    [Contact information]
    Name: Prof. Toshiaki IIDA
    Address: Department of Food Production and Environmental Management, Faculty of Agriculture, Iwate University, 3-18-8 Ueda, Morioka, Iwate 020-8550, Japan
    Tel & FAX: (+81)-19-621-6191
    E-mail: iida@iwate-u.ac.jp

  • Return of application documents

    We will dispose of all application documents responsibly.

  • * Out of application period.

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Selection / Notification of result

  • Selection

    Applicants who pass the document screening will be invited for an interview. In this interview, applicants will be asked to introduce your research in English. The interview will be conducted in person, while the travel expenses for the interview are the responsibility of the applicant. An online interview may be permitted under certain circumstances.

  • Notification of result

    We will inform you of the result by e-mail.

Contact details

Iwate University

Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Food Production and Environmental Management

Prof. Toshiaki IIDA

0196216191

iida@iwate-u.ac.jp

Notes

Iwate University is promoting diversity and is taking the following measures to increase and retain diverse researchers.
<Efforts to Promote Employment of Young Faculty Members>
- Up to 2,000,000 yen for start-up expenses (researchexpenses) will be provided.
Tenure-track faculty members (Lecturers and Assistant Professors) will receive a research grant of 2,000,000 yen in a lump sum for 2 years from the date of hire.
<Efforts to Promote the Employment of Female Faculty Members>
- Up to 200,000 yen of retention fund (research expenses) will be provided.
Female Lecturers and Assistant Professors assigned to the university will receive 200,000 yen in a lump sum as research expenses for 2 years from the date of hire.
- Any maternity, childcare, or family care leave taken before or after childbirth will be taken into consideration during the selection process
(regardless of gender, please specify the period of leave in your resume).
- Various support for work-life balance: https://diversity.iwate-u.ac.jp/support/wlb/
Dual residence allowance system, next generation development support (support for balancing childbirth and childcare) and family caregiver support,
on-campus childcare center, on-campus childcare space, etc.
- Career support for female researchers:
https://diversity.iwate-u.ac.jp/support/womenreserchers/
Research supporters/assistants assignment system, buyout system dedicated for female researchers, overseas dispatch program for female researchers global career development, etc.
*Support will be provided as needed through the initiative project for realizing diversity in the research environment (female leader development type) subsidized by the MEXT funds:
https://iwatewomensleadership.iwate-u.ac.jp/

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