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Recruitment of Professor, Associate Professor, or Lecturer (Department of Earth System Science, Faculty of Science, Fukuoka University)
Fukuoka University
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Department of Earth System Science, Faculty of Science
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Private university
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Department of Earth System Science, Faculty of Science, Fukuoka University

[Area of specialization]
Research related to biotic and environmental changes through earth history, based mainly on paleontological study, in combination with other research techniques in earth science.

[Job details (duties, subjects responsible for, etc.)]
1. Conducting research in the aforementioned topic of specialization.
2. Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Department of Earth System Science and the Graduate School of Science.
3. Teaching basic earth science in the liberal arts education to undergraduate students in other departments.
4. Fulfilling administrative duties in the Faculty of Science and the Department of Earth System Science.

[Address of work location and other information]
8-19-1, Nanakuma, Jonan-ku, Fukuoka 814-0180

[Available positions]
Position title: Professor or Associate Professor or Lecturer
Number of Positions: 1

[Starting date]
April 1, 2023

Research field
Mathematical and physical sciences
Earth and planetary science
Job type
Professor level
Associate Professor/Lecturer (full-time) level
Employment status
Full-time (Tenured)
Work location
Kyushu and Okinawa district - Fukuoka 

1. The candidate must hold a doctoral or Ph. D degree.
2. The candidate must have excellent research achievements in the required area of specialization mentioned above.
3. The candidate should have appropriate experiences of fieldwork in geology and must have ability to perform education on geological fieldwork.
4. The candidate should be active in cooperating with other faculties in teaching, research, and other administrative works.
5. The candidate must be proficient in Japanese enough to perform teaching and administrative works.


[Treatment after recruitment (salary, working hours, employment type)]

Job conditions and treatments are in accordance with full-time staff employment regulations and salary regulations of Fukuoka University.

An age limit for employee (retirement age): 65

Application period
2022/07/15 Deadline for receipt
/notification of result
/contact details

[Application documents]
The following documents (1) to (8) should be sent to the contact person mentioned below, by registered postal mail. Documents (6) and (7) must be prepared in Japanese.

(1) Curriculum vitae including recent photograph, educational background (high school onwards), work experience, degrees, awards and penalties, current address (work and home), phone number, and email address.
(2) List of research achievements, classified into the following categories:
a. Books or book chapters
b. Ph. D thesis (dissertation)
c. Peer-reviewed articles
d. Review papers
e. Other articles and reports (non-peer-reviewed)
f. Conference proceedings
(3) Reprints of major research articles (maximum five papers; photocopy acceptable)
(4) List of educational experiences (including subject titles and their brief description of teaching contents, number of undergraduate and postgraduate students hitherto supervised and their research topics)
(5) List of research grant obtained in the last 10 years (name of grant, type, title of research, distinction of principal investigator/co-investigator, total budget, term)
(6) Summary of research achievements (about 2000 characters in Japanese)
(7) Statements addressing your plans and aspirations for research and education (about 2000 characters in Japanese)
(8) List of two reference persons with names, affiliations, and contact phone numbers and email addresses.

* 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 Earth System Science" in red.
* Together with the hardcopy, please send a CD-Rom or USB memory containing application documents (1)–(8) in PDF format.
* The application materials (including the CD-ROM/USB memory) will not be returned to the applicants. Personal information in the application materials will only be used for the selection and hiring procedures.

[Application period]
July 15, 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. Katsumi Ueno
Department of Earth System Science, Faculty of Science, Fukuoka University
8-19-1 Nanakuma, Jonan-ku, Fukuoka, 814-0180, Japan
E-mail: (replace _at_ with @)

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* Fukuoka University promotes gender equality.

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