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position of Associate Professor in the Faculty of Information Science and Technology, Hokkaido University
Hokkaido University
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Faculty of Information Science and Technology
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National university
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Research Group of Information Communication Systems, Division of Media and Network Technologies, Faculty of Information Science and Technology

Research Field
Division of Media Network Technologies consists of two groups: Research Group of Information Media Science and Technology and Research Group of Information Communication Systems. The successful applicant will hold the associate professor position in Laboratory of Wireless Information and EMC Research, Research Group of Information Communication Systems. The aim of this laboratory is to study (1) antenna design, EMI assessment, and electromagnetic analysis for mobile radios in microwave, millimeter wave, and terahertz bands, and (2) wireless power transfer and energy harvesting. The successful applicant will conduct research into electromagnetic wave engineering on electromagnetic field simulation, EMC, and/or wireless power transfer and will aim to challenge interdisciplinary research with energy, biomedical engineering, bigdata, AI, and/or IoT.

[Job description (work / duties after recruitment, subject responsible for, etc.)]
Lectures and Work in Charge
The successful applicant will partly or fully give the lectures listed below.
(1) “Wireless Transmission and EMC," “Advanced Exercise in Electronics for Informatics," and “Advanced Study in Electronics for Informatics" in Course of Media and Network Technologies, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology
(2) “Wireless Transmission Theory," “Fundamentals of Wireless Network," “Exercise in Media Network I/II," “Media Network Laboratory IB/IIB," “Exercise of Scientific English I/Ⅱ," and “Graduation Thesis" in Course of Media and Network Technologies, Department of Electronics and Information Engineering, School of Engineering as with inter school subjects: “Freshman Seminar"
(3) and others if the situation calls for it
In addition to research and education, university's operation management will partly be assigned. The successful applicant is required to support managing Collaborative Center for Big data and IoT in the Faculty of Information Science and Technology.

[Address of work location and other information]
Faculty of Information Science and Technology,
Hokkaido University, Kita 14 Nishi 9, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-0814, Japan

[Available positions (job title, number of positions, etc.)]
Associate Professor

[Starting date, employment date, etc.]
April 1, 2022 or later

Research field
Electrical and electronic engineering
Job type
Associate Professor/Lecturer (full-time) 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)]
(1) Ph.D. degree at the time of appointment
(2) Outstanding achievements and publications in the research field listed above
(3) Strong motivation for challenging interdisciplinary research listed above
(4) Strong motivation for education and other duties related to the management of the Faculty of Information Science and Technology
(5) Ability to support managing Collaborative Center for Big data and IoT in the Faculty of Information Science and Technology
(6) Ability to give lectures listed above in Japanese and English


[Treatment after recruitment (job title, salary, working hours, employment type, employment period / trial period)] * Important
The salary will be determined in accordance with the regulations of Hokkaido University.

Working Form
Discretionary labor system for professional work
* The working hours for a day are deemed as 7 hours and 45 minutes.

Probation Period
The probation period is three months.

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Health Insurance
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Mutual Aid Association, Employees' Pension, Workers' Accident Compensation Insurance, and Employment Insurance

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

Application period
2021/12/24 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.)]
Application Materials
(1)Curriculum Vitae
*Free format with an attached photo taken within six months, academic history, degree, qualifications, record of awards, employment history, research history, teaching experience.
*Applicant who has been employed by Hokkaido University from April 1, 2013 (any position, including Part-time Lecture, TA, TF, RA and Short-term Support Assistant, etc.) should provide full details of your employment history.
(2)List of publications and achievements
*Publications should be classified in the following order.
(i) peer-reviewed journal papers (with its impact factor and citation counts if possible)
(ii) other journal papers
(iii) international conference papers
(iv) books
(v) review/survey articles
(vi) patents
(vii) awards
(viii) competitive grants received as principal investigator or co-investigator
(ix) additional remarks
(3)List of volunteer experience in academic societies (name of academic society, specific posts and/or jobs)
(4)Copies of five major peer-reviewed journal papers and their abstracts (about 100 words each)
(5)Summaries of teaching experience (about 500 words) and past research/achievements (about 500 words)
(6)A goal statement for education and research (including interdisciplinary research development) upon appointment (about 1,000 words)
(7)A list of two references (including the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses)
* Printed documents of (1)-(7) above and their electronic files (source files or scanned files) stored in a USB memory must be submitted upon application.
* Applicants may use Curriculum Vitae created via JREC-IN Portal site for (1).

Submission to
Administrative Affairs, Faculty of Information Science and Technology, Hokkaido University
Kita 14 Nishi 9, Kita-ku, Sapporo, 060-0814 Japan
*Application materials must be submitted by registered mail with “Application for Associate Professor in the Research Group of Information Communication Systems, 03-111" in red ink on the surface of the envelop.

[Selection details (interview / selection location, selection method, notification of result, etc.)]
Applicants who passed the first document-based screening will be interviewed in January 2022 or later.

[Result notification method, whether application documents can be returned or not, etc.]
The documents once submitted will not be returned. Personal information will be exclusively used for the screening

[Contact information (department, official position, name, institution e-mail address and phone number of the responsible person)] * Important
Prof. Takeo Ohgane
Faculty of Information Science and Technology, Hokkaido University
Kita 14 Nishi 9, Kita-ku, Sapporo, 060-0814 Japan
Phone: +81-11-706-6489

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Additional information

Upon the interview, transportation and related expenses will not be paid.

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 research field 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.

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