Top > Job posting search

Job posting search

   Detailed information - Search by Work location

Data number
Date of publication
Date of update
Assistant Professor (Division of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering)
Hokkaido University
URL of institution or department
Personnel Section, Faculty of Engineering
Institution type
National university
Content of job information

[Description of the institution (year of establishment, capital amount, number of employees, etc.), details of the business, recruitment background information, project description, etc.]
The faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University invites applications for the academic position of associate professor according to the following description:

[Job description (work / duties after recruitment, subject responsible for, etc.)]
【Laboratory and Division】
Laboratory of Polymer Chemistry, Group of Molecular Functional Chemistry, Division of Applied Chemistry

【Research Area】
Polymer Chemistry based on precision polymerization and polymer characterization

【Scope of Work】
4.1 Teaching Duties
Graduate courses in Japanese/English (Graduate School of Chemical Sciences and Engineering): Applied Biochemistry A (Advanced Functional Polymer).
Undergraduate courses in Japanese/English (Course of Applied Chemistry, Department of Applied Science and Engineering): Polymer Chemistry I, Scientific English, Applied Chemistry Laboratory V, and Graduation Work.
4.2 Supervising Duties
The successful candidate is expected to guide and supervise both undergraduate and graduate students writing their theses.
4.3 Other Duties
Active participation in service activities in the Division, Faculty, Course and/or University are expected.

[Address of work location and other information]
Kita 13, Nishi 8, Kita-ku, Sapporo, 060-8628, Japan

[Available positions (job title, number of positions, etc.)]
1 Position
Assistant Professor

[Starting date, employment date, etc.]
April 1st, 2022, or as soon as possible after this date

Research field
Basic chemistry
Applied chemistry
Materials chemistry
Job type
Assistant Professor level
Employment status
Work location
Hokkaido district - Hokkaido 

[Public qualifications needed in specific field(s), conditions (education, degree, etc.), experience (how many years) and expertise required for specific field(s)]
Applicant has to hold the Ph.D. degree. Must give lectures both in Japanese and English.


[Treatment after recruitment (job title, salary, working hours, employment type, employment period / trial period)] * Important
Until March 31st, 2027 (Tenure track position may be appointed after an evaluation before this five-year term ends)

【Probation Period】
3 months

【Working hours, etc.】
Monday to Friday・Discretionary work routine (standard 8:30-17:00)・
Break time 45 minutes

・National University Corporation Hokkaido University Employee Salary Regulations
・National University Corporation Hokkaido University Salary Regulations for Faculty Subject to Annual Salary System

[Overtime hours, rest periods, discretionary labor system, holidays, various insurances (social insurance, labor insurance), various systems (pay increase system, bonuses, transportation expenses, retirement allowances), the type of agreement with the applicant when not hiring, etc.]
【Health insurance, etc.】
・Employee pension insurance
・Mutual Association of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
・Employment Insurance
・Workers' accident compensation insurance

[The measures against second-hand smoking in your workplace.] * Important
Smoking in designated areas only

Application period
2021/12/09 Deadline for receipt
/notification of result
/contact details

[Application documents, application (submission) method (Mail, attachment to e-mail, details on using the web application, etc.), destination (address, e-mail address, web application URL, etc.)]
【Documents to Submit】
Applicants should submit the following items on A4-sized paper sheet via postal mail or pdf files via JREC-IN Portal web. Please download designated format for (1), (2), and (3) from the following site:
Please also send us the electronic data using CD, DVD or USB memory when you submit the documents via postal mail.
(1) Curriculum vitae (including picture, date of birth, current address, contact information, educational history after university, academic degrees acquired, qualifications, employment history)
(2) A) Research achievements (listed in chronological order) as demonstrated by publication in research journals (showing impact factor and times cited, indicating the corresponding author with *), other publications such as commentaries, reviews, invited lectures, proceedings from international symposiums, or patents, etc.
B) History of grants awarded (noting main author, task performed, and separated into the following categories): scientific research grants, collaborative research/funded research (main author only), public research grants (main author only)
C) Membership and involvement in professional organizations, societal contributions (including collaborations with industry), and honors awarded
(3) Educational accomplishments
A) Supervision (noting courses supervised and separated into the following categories): undergraduate and graduate levels, adjunct positions, and positions outside the university
B) Improvement of education: textbook authorship/translations, books/papers on improvement of education, grants/awards received concerning education
C) Miscellaneous: history of participation and activity in educational committees with notable events mentioned
(4) Five journal publications within the last five years accompanied by copies of each journal publication
(5) Research plan (approximately 1000 words)
(6) Education plan (approximately 500 words)
(7) Names and contacting information of two recommenders

【Submission Method】
Applications should be sent using either of the following:
(1) Via registered mail to the postal address indicated below. Please indicate "Position for Division of Applied Chemistry, No. 2021-6" in red ink on the envelope. The submitted document will not be returned to the applicant. Applications will not be used for purposes other than this job posting.
(2) Via upload link of JREC-IN Portal(

【Postal address for document submission】
Personnel Section, Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University
Kita 13, Nishi 8, Kita-ku, Sapporo, 060-8628, Japan
phone: +81-11-706-6156, 6117, 6118

[Selection details (interview / selection location, selection method, notification of result, etc.)]
(1) Please note that an interview may be conducted when necessary. In the event that an interview is required, the applicant is responsible for any travel expenditures.
(2) At Hokkaido University, we are actively promoting both education and research activities while relying on diverse human resources and gender-equality. Therefore, we explicitly invite women qualified in the field of Materials Chemistry to apply. We are also actively supporting a satisfying work-life-balance and are thus creating ideal environments for people to reach their full potentials.

[Contact information (department, official position, name, institution e-mail address and phone number of the responsible person)] * Important
Prof. Toshifumi Satoh, Chairman of the Selection Committee
Division of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University
Kita 13, Nishi 8, Kita-ku, Sapporo, 060-8628, Japan
phone: +81-11-706-6602

Online Submission
Online Submission with all application documents is available.
JREC-IN Portal web application
Email Application
Not available
Recruiting Institution's
Web application system
Not available

Information on external site
The information about this institution on external site will be displayed in a new window.