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Data number
D121101177
Date of publication
2021/10/16
Date of update
2021/10/16
Title
Recruitment of Assistant Professor(Forest Research Section)
Institution
Hokkaido University
URL of institution or department
Department
Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere
Institution type
National university
Job posting URL
Content of job information

[Available positions]
Assistant Professor

[Employment status]
Term of Assistant Professor is five years, Reappointment screening will be
conducted and a successful employee can be reappointed once. In the case of the reappointment, the additional term is 5years, and the Assistant Professor can promote to Associate Professor if approved by the promotion screening within five years.

[Department and Division]
Forest Research Station, FSC, HU
Section of Research and Education: Section of Forest Research
Graduate School: Course in Forest Field Science, Division of Biosphere Science, Graduate School of Environmental Science, HU
Undergraduate School: Department of Forest Science, School of Agriculture, HU

[Work place]
Either of the following work place in Forest Research Station, FSC, HU
Nayoro Research Office | 250 Tokuda, Nayoro 096-0071
Sapporo Research Office | N9 W9, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-0809
Teshio experimental forest | 131 Aza-Toikanbetsu, Horonobe, Teshio 098-2943
Nakagawa experimental forest | 483 Aza-Otoineppu, Otoineppu, Nakagawa 098-2501
Uryu experimental forest | Aza-Moshiri, Horokanai, Uryu 074-0741
Tomakomai experimental forest | Aza-Takaoka, Tomakomai 053-0035
Wakayama experimental forest | 559 Hirai, Kozagawa, Higashimuro, 649-4563

[Desired Start date]
April 1, 2022 or the earliest date after it.

[Probation Period]
Three Months

Research field
1.
Area
Agricultural sciences
Discipline
Forest and forest products science
Job type
1.
Assistant Professor level
Employment status
Full-time(Nontenured)
Term of Assistant Professor is five years, Reappointment screening will be conducted and a successful employee can be reappointed once. In the case of the reappointment, the additional term is 5years, and the Assistant Professor can promote to Associate Professor if approved by the promotion screening within five years.
Work location
Hokkaido district - Hokkaido 
Kinki district - Wakayama 
Qualifications

[Qualifications and requirements]
(1)PhD at the time of appointment
(2)Outstanding achievements, and publications in fields of forest science related to regional resource management centered on timber production.
(3)Ability to promote research on forestry practices and regional resource managements and education for graduate students.
(4)Ability in contributing to education for undergraduate and graduate students of HU and other universities and public outreach program for local communities.
(5)Ability to manage facilities and research field of Forest Research Station. In particular, a person who can contribute to the development of forest management at the experimental forests through own research activities
(6)Ability to live in rural regions including arrangements of research activity, public education and dairy life.
(7)Ability to give lectures in the graduate and undergraduate courses in English languages




Compensation

[Details of salary, working hours, holiday, period of employment and insurance, accommodation, etc.]
・Salary
The salary is determined in accordance with the regulations of Hokkaido University

・Working Forms
Discretionary labor system for professional work (The working hours for a day is deemed as 7 hours and 45 minutes)

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

Application period
2021/12/24 Deadline for receipt
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.)]
・Application Materials
:
(1)One copy of Curriculum Vitae (with photo within six months)
*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)One copy of Publication lists (Refer the Supplemental information (3))
List the publications classified by Articles in peer-reviewed journals, PhD thesis, Books, Review papers and Other publications (non peer-reviewed materials).
(3)Copies of up to 5 publications
(4)One copy of Summary of past activities for research, education and public outreach (< about 1,000 words)
(5)One copy of Motivation statements for application (< about 1,000 words)
Statements of research and education and management commitments for FSC and Forest Research Station upon appointment
(6)A list of two reference persons and contact information (i.e., names, affiliations, positions and e-mail addresses)
*No need to contact them from applicant in advance

・Application address:
Mr. Kosuke Nishimura (HR Department), Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere, Hokkaido University, Kita 11 Nishi 10, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060-0811, Japan
*All documents must be submitted by registered mail to the address described above. Please write “Application for Assistant Professor in Forest Research Section" in red font on the front of the envelope. Submitted documents will not be returned to the applicant.
*Email application with attached PDF files is also acceptable to chanta-nishimura AT jimu.hokudai.ac.jp (replace AT with @). Please put “Application for Assistant Professor in Forest Research Section" in the subject of the Email.

[Selection process (selection method and hiring decision), notification of result]
・Selection process:
Screening of application materials. Applicants may be asked to visit HU for an interview and presentation by the selection committee. In the event that an interview is required, the applicants are responsible for any travel expenditures. Internet interview might be applied in a certain case.

[Contact details (department, official position, name, e-mail address, and phone number of the responsible person)]
・Contact
:
Prof. Hideaki Shibata (shiba AT fsc.hokudai.ac.jp) (replace AT with @)
Forest Research Station, Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere, Hokkaido University

Attached documents
Online Submission
Online Submission with all application documents is available.
JREC-IN Portal web application
Not available
 
Email Application
Accept
chanta-nishimura@jimu.hokudai.ac.jp
Recruiting Institution's
Web application system
Not available
Additional information

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.

Supplemental information
(1)FSC, HU consists of the Experimental Forests, Livestock Farm, Experiment Farm, Botanic Garden, and Marine Stations. Faculty members belong to three stations such as the Forest Research Station, the Agro-ecosystem Research Station, and the Aquatic Research Station and have responsibility for managements of the facilities. Further information for FSC and Forest Research Station can be found at https://www.fsc.hokudai.ac.jp/

(2)The recruited position is in charge of education for Course in Forest Field Science, Division of Biosphere Science, Graduate School of Environmental Science, Hokkaido University. Further information of the graduate school can be found at https://www.ees.hokudai.ac.jp/
The recruited position is in charge of education for Department of Forest Science, School of Agriculture, Hokkaido University

(3) Please download the format of the list of publications from the following URL:
https://www.fsc.hokudai.ac.jp/recruit/
Other formats are also acceptable as long as they contain all the necessary information.


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