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Professor (Division of Civil Engineering ,Research Group of Infrastructure and Management, Laboratory of River and Watershed Engineering)
Hokkaido University
URL of institution or department
Personnel Section, Faculty of Engineering
Institution type
National university
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[Explanation of institution (recruitment background, institution details, explanation of project, etc.)]
The faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University invites applications for the academic position of professor according to the following description:

[Job details (duties, subject responsible for, etc.)]
【Laboratory and Division】
Division of Civil Engineering ,Research Group of Infrastructure and Management, Laboratory of River and Watershed Engineering.

【Research Area】
Hydraulic and hydrologic engineering. In particular, advanced research field that pioneers cutting-edge hydraulic and hydrologic technology to contribute disaster mitigation and disaster prevention required for future sustainable development of social infrastructure, in consideration of the situation where many lives and assets are being endangered by water-related disasters caused by global climate change.

【Scope of Work】
4.1 Teaching Duties
Graduate courses in Japanese/ English (Division of Field Engineering for the Environment)
Undergraduate courses in Japanese/ English (both courses of Civil Engineering and Public Policy and Engineering)
Department of Socio-Environmental Engineering and relevant general education classes in Japanese
4.2 Supervising Duties
Thesis supervision for undergraduate and graduate students
4.3 Other Duties
Duties (requiring a knowledge of Japanese) as a Faculty/Course committee member, etc.

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

[Available positions (Job title, number of positions, etc.)]
1 Position

[Starting date]
1st April, 2022 or earliest possible date thereafter

Research field
Civil engineering
Job type
Professor level
Employment status
Work location
Hokkaido district - Hokkaido 

[Details of required special expertise, qualification of the specific fields or degrees, etc.]
(1) Doctorate or Ph.D. at the time of appointment
(2) Substantial record in the research area specified above in addition to enthusiasm toward teaching and advising students
(3) Ability to perform research, education, and administration duties in both Japanese and English


[Details of salary, working hours, holiday, period of employment and insurance, accommodation, etc.]
【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 Salary Regulations for Faculty Subject to Annual Salary System

【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】
Smoking in designated areas only

Application period
2022/01/11 Deadline for receipt
/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.)]
【Documents to Submit】
Applicants are asked to submit the following documents both in print on A4-sized paper and in electronic format stored in CD, DVD or USB flash drive. Alternatively, applicants may submit all
material in PDF files via the JREC-IN Portal website. For materials (1), (2), and (3), please use the designated format which can be downloaded from the following site:
(1)Curriculum vitae (including headshot, date of birth, current address, contact information, educational history after graduation of high school, degrees acquired, qualifications, employment history)
A) Research achievements (listed in chronological order) as demonstrated by publication in research journals (showing impact factor and times cited if any), other publications such as commentaries, reviews, invited lectures, proceedings from international symposiums, or works produced, 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
(2)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 education, grants/awards received concerning education
C) Miscellaneous: history of participation and activity in educational committees with notable events mentioned
(3)Five journal publications within the last five years accomplished by copies of each journal publication
(4)Research plan if appointed (approximately 1000 words)
(5)Education plan if appointed (approximately 1000 words)
(6)Contact information of two references (name, affiliation, phone number, e-mail address)

【Applicant Instructions】
The requested documents should be submitted using either of the following two methods:
(1) Via registered mail to the postal address indicated below. Please write on the envelope "Position for Division of Civil Engineering, No.2021-22" in red ink. The submitted document will not be returned to the applicant. Applications will not be used for purposes other than this job posting.
(2) Via the upload link of JREC-IN Portal(
The submitted document will not be returned to the applicant. Applications will not be used for purposes other than this job posting.

【Selection process (selection method and hiring decision) ,notification of result】
Please note that an interview may be conducted if necessary. In the event that an interview is required, the applicant is responsible for any travel expenditures.

17. Contact Addresses
(1) Postal address for document submission
Personnel Office, Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University
Kita 8, Nishi 13, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Japan 060-8628, Phone: +81-11-706-6156, 6117, 6118
(2) Inquiries
Prof. Takafumi SUGIYAMA. Division Head
Division of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University
Kita 13, Nishi 8, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Japan 060-8628

Online Submission
Online Submission with all application documents is available.
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