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Recruitment of Professor, Associate Professor, or Lecturer (Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Science, Fukuoka University)
Fukuoka University
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Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Science
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Private university
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[Explanation of institution (recruitment background, institution details, explanation of project, etc.)]
Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Science, Fukuoka University

[Specialized field]
The candidate's field of research should be green innovation-related physics. Candidates with specializations different from the those of the current members of the department will be preferred. Candidates should be interested in applying research results to industrial technology.

[Job details (duties, subjects responsible for, etc.)]
1. Conducting research in the aforementioned topic of specialization.
2. Teaching undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Applied Physics.
3. Teaching basic physics and liberal arts to undergraduate students in other departments.
4. Fulfilling administrative duties in the Faculty of Science and the Department of Physics.

[Required Qualifications]
1. The candidate must hold a doctoral or Ph. D degree.
2. The candidate must be motivated and enthusiastic about education and research at Fukuoka University.
3. The candidate should be active in social education.

[Address of work location and other information]
8-19-1, Nanakuma, Jonan-ku, Fukuoka

[Available positions]
Position title: Professor or Associate Professor or Lecturer
Number of Positions: One

[Starting date]
April 1, 2023

Research field
Mathematical and physical sciences
Interdisciplinary science and engineering
Applied physics
Job type
Professor level
Associate Professor/Lecturer (full-time) level
Employment status
Work location
Kyushu and Okinawa district - Fukuoka 

1. The candidate must hold a doctoral or Ph. D degree.
2. The candidate must be motivated and enthusiastic about education and research at Fukuoka University.
3. The selected candidate will be required to teach undergraduate and graduate school students in Japanese and fulfil administrative duties as a faculty member at Fukuoka University. Therefore, candidates are required to be proficient in Japanese.


[Treatment after recruitment (job title, salary, working hours, employment type, employment period / trial period)]
In accordance with full-time staff employment regulations and salary regulations of Fukuoka University.

[Working hours]
The Discretionary Labor System, Special Work Type (deemed working hours: 8 hours a day)

Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, Bon holidays, New Year holidays, and other holidays designated by the President of Fukuoka University. However, the holidays described are subject to change if required. Regardless of the aforementioned terms, the selected candidate will be required to work on holidays if classes or University events, such as entrance examinations, are held on holidays.

[Social insurance]
Private School Mutual Aid (health insurance and annual pension), employment insurance, workers' compensation insurance.

Based on the salary regulations of Fukuoka University.
Commutation allowance, housing allowance, dependency allowance.

* The information described above is currently applicable and may be subject to change in the case of revision of the regulations of Fukuoka University.

[The measures against second-hand smoking in your workplace.]
Smoking is prohibited on the university campus.

Application period
2022/07/08 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 documents]
(1) Curriculum vitae including recent photograph, professional and educational background (high school onwards), degrees, awards and penalties, current address, phone number, and email address.
(2) Summary of research achievements and educational experiences (two A4 pages or less)
(3) List of research achievements, classified into the following categories:
a. Peer-reviewed article
b. Peer-reviewed conference proceedings
c. Books or book chapters
d. Invited lectures
e. Presentations at academic conferences
f. Acquired research grants
g. Awards
h. Others
(4) List of educational experiences
(5) Offprints or hard copies of five major publications (The number of citations for each paper should be indicated)
(6) Statements addressing your plans and aspirations for research (two A4 pages or less)
(7) Statements addressing your plans and aspirations for education (two A4 pages or less)
(8) List of two reference persons with names, affiliations, and email addresses.
(9) Excel file with specified information. The Excel file can be downloaded from:

* We accept applications by postal mail only.
* The application materials should be sent by registered mail.
* The envelope should be labeled “Application Materials for Faculty Member in Department of Applied Physics" in red.
* Together with the hardcopy, please send a CD-ROM containing application documents (1)–(8) in PDF format and document (9) in Excel file format.
* The application materials (including the CD-ROM) will not be returned to the applicants. Personal information in the application materials will only be used for the selection and hiring procedures.
* Fukuoka University promotes gender equality.

[Application period]
July 8, 2022 Deadline for receipt

[Selection process]
Selection will be based on the submitted documents. After an initial screening, selected applicants will be asked to appear for an interview and give a presentation at Fukuoka University.

[Contact information]
Prof. Daisuke Yamamoto
Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Science, Fukuoka University
8-19-1 Nanakuma, Jonan-ku, Fukuoka, 814-0180, Japan
Phone: +81-92-871-6631 (ext. 6158)
E-mail: (replace _at_ with @)

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