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Data number
D119060624
Date of publication
2019/06/13
Date of update
2019/06/13
Title
Invitation of applications for an Associate Professor position, Research Institute for Natural Hazards and Disaster Recovery, Niigata University, Japan
Institution
Niigata University
URL of institution or department

http://www.nhdr.niigata-u.ac.jp

Department
Research Insutitute for Natural Hazards and Disaster Recovery
Institution type
National university
Job posting URL

https://www.niigata-u.ac.jp/university/recruit/faculty-members/

Content of job information

1.Institution (Research)
Research Institute for Natural Hazards and Disaster Recovery, Niigata University

2.Department (Education)
Graduate School of Science and Technology

3.Subjects
Graduate School: Advanced subjects related to Natural Hazard Science and Disaster Reduction

4.Position
Associate Professor (tenured).

5.Starting date
1st January 2020

6.Allowance
Monthly salary will be paid in accordance with the pay regulations of Niigata University.

7.Content of work
(1) To promote academic research related to Natural Hazard Science and/or Disaster Reduction in collaboration with other staff members of the institute.
(2) To give lectures related to Natural Hazard Science and/or Disaster Reduction in the Graduate School of Science and Technology.
(3) To pursue administrative duties and management at the institute and university.

8.Required qualifications
(1)Applicants must have a doctoral degree or Ph. D.
(2)Applicants must have substantial research achievements in the field of Natural Hazard Science and/or Disaster Reduction.
(3)Applicants must have ability and enthusiasm to promote research and education in collaboration with other faculty members of the institute.

9.Application documents
(1)A curriculum vitae with a photograph of the applicant's face and with his/her signature, including name, date of birth, gender, postal address, telephone number, e-mail address, details of doctoral degree, rewards/punishments, academic background, and professional career.
(2)A list of academic publications: (a) Books and book chapters, (b) doctoral (Ph.D.) thesis, (c) peer-reviewed journal papers, (d) peer-reviewed proceedings papers, (e) state-of-the-arts papers, (f) reports and papers in annals / bulletins. Author(s), title of the paper, journal or publication name, volume number, pages, and published year should be included in the list.
The journal accepted at Thomson ISI for coverage in Science Citation Index should be denoted by `*' before the authorship.
Reprints or copies of significant peer-reviewed journal papers (no more than 10 papers) should be attached to the list.
(3)A list of scientific research funds/grants awarded. Type of the fund and funding agency, research topic, specific role (e.g., principal researcher or co-investigator), and period of the funding, should be included in the list. A list of patents and utility models should be presented similarly.
(4)A list of awards received. Name of the award, title, name of the awardee, and date of the award should be included in the list.
(5)A list of teaching and supervision records in under- and post-graduate schools such as lectures, number of students supervised and their research topics.
(6)A list of activity records related to university-industry collaboration, university- public cooperation, and academic societies.
(7)Summary of the research achievements (within two pages of A4-size or US letter size sheet) and the future plan for research, education, university-industry collaboration and university-public cooperation (within two pages of A4-size or US letter size sheet).
(8)Two reference persons to whom we may ask about applicant. A list of his/her name, affiliation, telephone number and e-mail address should be given.

Notes:
i)All the submitted documents should be prepared in English or Japanese language.
ii)All the submitted materials including reprints of papers will not be returned.
iii) Information on submitted applications will be strictly confidential. Personal information will be protected appropriately in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Law and Rules of Niigata University.

10.Deadline for application
17:00 (Japan Standard Time = GMT+9) of August 30, 2019
(All of the documents must be submitted through email as PDF format)

11.Selection process
Initial screening and shortlisting of candidates will be carried out through theevaluation of the application documents. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. The candidates are expected to make a presentation on their research achievements, future plan of their research, education, and others.
Please note that travel expenses for the interview will not be provided by Niigata University.

12.Mailing address and contact address
(1)Email address for submission of application documents:
Associate Professor Selection committee, Research Institute for Natural Hazards and Disaster Recovery, Niigata University
Email: nhdr_office@gs.niigata-u.ac.jp
*Please write “Application for Associate Professor Selection" in the subject of the email.
**Please note that the maximum email size for our university server is 10 MB.
(2) For any further information please contact: Professor Atsushi Urabe
Research Institute for Natural Hazards and Disaster Recovery, Niigata University
8050 Ikarashi-nino-cho, Nishi-ku, Niigata 950-2181, Japan E-mail: urabe@gs.niigata-u.ac.jp
Telephone: +81-25-262-7057,Fax: +81-25-262-7050

13. Additional information
Niigata University promotes policies related to gender equality. Submissions of application by female researchers are welcomed. Among applicants with equal achievement levels, female researchers may have priority.

Further information can be obtained from the following URL.
Niigata Universityhttp://www.niigata-u.ac.jp/
Research Institute for Natural Hazards and Disaster Recovery
http://www.nhdr.niigata-u.ac.jp/
Graduate School of Science and Technology
http://www.gs.niigata-u.ac.jp/~gsweb/index.html

Research field
1.
Area
Complex systems
Discipline
Social/ Safety system science
2.
Area
Mathematical and physical sciences
Discipline
Earth and planetary science
3.
Area
Engineering
Discipline
Civil engineering
Job type
1.
Associate Professor/Lecturer (full-time) level
Employment status
Full-time(Tenured)
Work location
Hokuriku and Koshinetsu district - Niigata 
Qualifications

[Details of required special expertise, qualification of the specific fields or degrees, etc.]

Required qualifications
(1)Applicants must have a doctoral degree or Ph. D.
(2)Applicants must have substantial research achievements in the field of Natural Hazard Science and/or Disaster Reduction.
(3)Applicants must have ability and enthusiasm to promote research and education in collaboration with other faculty members of the institute.

Compensation

[Details of salary, working hours, holiday, period of employment and insurance, accommodation, etc.]

Salary: Monthly salary will be paid in accordance with the pay regulations of Niigata University.

Working hours:from 8:30 to 17:15 (accordance with official regulations of Niigata University)

Holiday: Saturday, Sunday, a holiday (accordance with official regulations of Niigata University)

Retirement age: 65 years old

Insurance: accordance with official regulations of Niigata University

Application period
2019/08/30 Deadline for receipt
17:00 (Japan Standard Time = GMT+9) of August 30, 2019
Application
/selection
/notification of result
/contact details

[Application method (Application documents/ Submission methods of Postal mail, e-mail, Web application (including description for using JREC-IN Portal "Web application" function) etc./ Where to send documents such as address, e-mail address, etc.)]

Mailing address and contact address
(1) Email address for submission of application documents:
Associate Professor Selection committee, Research Institute for Natural Hazards and Disaster Recovery, Niigata University
Email: nhdr_office@gs.niigata-u.ac.jp
*Please write “Application for Associate Professor Selection" in the subject of the email.
**Please note that the maximum email size for our university server is 10 MB.


[Selection process (selection method and hiring decision), notification of result]
Initial screening and shortlisting of candidates will be carried out through theevaluation of the application documents. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. The candidates are expected to make a presentation on their research achievements, future plan of their research, education, and others.
Please note that travel expenses for the interview will not be provided by Niigata University.


[Contact details (department, official position, name, e-mail address, and phone number of the responsible person)] * Important

Professor Atsushi Urabe
Research Institute for Natural Hazards and Disaster Recovery, Niigata University
8050 Ikarashi-nino-cho, Nishi-ku, Niigata 950-2181, Japan E-mail: urabe@gs.niigata-u.ac.jp
Telephone: +81-25-262-7057,Fax: +81-25-262-7050

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