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Professor / Associate Professor / Lecturer in Faculty of Science and Engineering
Saga University
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Mathematics and Computing Division, Faculaty of Science and Engineering
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National university
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Saga University invites applications for a full-time faculty positions in Faculty of Science and Engineering.

Based on Article 8 of the “Equal Employment Law for Men and Women", this recruitment is limited to female candidates in order to improve the current situation where the proportion of females is considerably small.

[Job description]

Teaching, Research and administration of Saga University
(1) Undergraduate Course:
A) “Mathematical Statistics", “Exercise in Mathematical Statistics", “Introduction to Continuous Optimization", “Introduction to Data Science", undergraduate final projects, and other related lectures.
Exercises with Python are requested in “Exercise in Mathematical Statistics"
B) “Machine Learning", “Human Data Analysis", “Introduction to Data Science", undergraduate final projects, and other related lectures
(2) Graduate Course: Lectures related to data science, special lectures, etc.
(3) Lectures in General Education Course

Applicants must have enthusiasm in management of the faculty and the division and enough linguistic ability (Japanese and English) for education and supervision of students.

[Address of work location]

Saga University, Honjo campus (1 Honjo-machi, Saga)

[Available positions]

Two (One in each of two educational areas)

[Starting date, employment date, etc.]

April 1st, 2023

Research field
Mathematical and physical sciences
Principles of Informatics
Job type
Professor level
Associate Professor/Lecturer (full-time) level
Employment status
Work location
Kyushu and Okinawa district - Saga 

[Area of expertise]
(1) Fields related to the mathematical foundations of data science, such as mathematical statistics and probability theory
(2) Data science such as foundations of machine learning and data analysis using real data

(1) Ph.D. and/or a Doctor on the above area of expertise
(2) Experience of teaching in higher education
(3) Excellent research achievements in the related fields
(4) Japanese and English language proficiency (business level or above)

This recruitment is limited to female candidates


[Contract and Employment Conditions]
(1) Full-time(Tenured; a three-month trial period set)
(2) Annual Salary System adopted by the “Saga University Regulations about AnnualSalary System for Teaching Staff"; Full-time teaching staff members, except for those at the attached schools, working at Saga University at the time when they apply can continue to choose the “Saga University Regulations about Monthly Salary for Staff".
(3) Working Hours:
The monthly modified working hours system based on the following: Work 5 days a week, 38 hours 45 minutes (in total).
Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. through 17:15 p.m. (1-hour lunch break between 12:00 a.m. and 13:00 p.m.).
The discretionary labor system for professional work: 7 hours 45 minutes per day is set as deemed" working hours
(4) Holidays: Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays, and the year-end and New Year holidays (from December 29 to January 3)
(5) Insurance: Ministry of Education Mutual Aid Insurance, Workers' Compensation Insurance, and Employment Insurance
(6) Others: For further details, refer to the Saga University Staff Working Rules

[The measures against second-hand smoking in your workplace.]

No smoking on campus

Application period
2022/12/16 Deadline for receipt
Must arrive at 17:00
/notification of result
/contact details

[Application documents]

(1) Curriculum Vitae (with signature and photo, attached form 1)
(2) List of Publications (attached form 2)
(3) Scopus ID or ORCID (both if you have)
(4) Reprints or copies of three publications
(5) Summary for your research (A4 paper, free format)
(6) Teaching Portfolio
(7) Acquisition of competitive research funds (free format)
(8) Courses you are able to take charge (select A) and/or B))
(9) Proposal for teaching and academic/research contribution at Saga University (A4 paper, free format)
(10) Names and addresses of two references
(11) Desired position
(12) Certificates of highest level of education (Copy is not acceptable)

Send us also a CD including all documents except (12) in PDF.

[Selection details]

(1) Documents screening
(2) Interview and teaching demonstration
Applicants are responsible for their own transportation fees and are not reimbursed.

[Submit to and Inquiries]

Faculty of Science and Engineering
Saga University
1 Honjo-machi, Saga 840-8502, JAPAN
Tel: 0952-28-8512 Fax: 0952-28-8860

Application documents should be sent by registered mail, and write “Application for the Position in Data Science Enclosed" in red ink on the envelope. We cannot accept applications by e-mail or through the website. Application documents will NOT be returned to the sender.

Format #1 and 2 are available at

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