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[Excellent Young Researchers] Recruitment for a Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position (Biotechnology)

2017.03.21.

The candidate will be screened and employed based on the procedure "Leading Initiative for Excellent Young Researchers (LEADER)" by MEXT.(http://www.mext.go.jp/a_menu/jinzai/takuetsu/index.htm)

 

1. Outline

 We invite a talented researcher for a tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in the field of Biotechnology at the Institute of Agriculture, Academic Assembly School of Science and Technology, Shinshu University.

 

2. Position: One Assistant Professor Position for talented researcher

 

3. Work place: Faculty of Agriculture, Shinshu University

    8304 Minamiminowa-Village, Kamiina-County, Nagano

 

4. Job Responsibility:

Appointee will have the job responsibility on (1) --(3).

(1) Research and research supervision

(2) Teaching of undergraduate and graduate level courses broadly related to the research field

(3) Administrative and service works

 

5. Qualifications: Applicants should

1) have an excellent research record in the field described above.

2) be dedicated to get competitive research grants and to work in social and international activities.

3) Experiences in postdoctoral research and in research grant applications are highly desirable.

 

The candidate who apply for "Leading Initiative for Excellent Young Researchers(LEADER)."(http://www.mext.go.jp/a_menu/jinzai/takuetsu/index.htm)

 

6. Starting date of the job:

Five year tenure-track appointment starting October 1, 2017

 

7. Tenure:

In the final year of appointment, the researcher's achievements in research, teaching and administrative responsibility during the period will be evaluated. On passing the evaluation, the employment will become tenured appointment starting October 1, 2022. The details of the evaluation will be explained at the time of interview.

 

8. Employment and Benefits:

Five year tenure-track appointment starting on the date of the appointment.

Professional business type discretionary labor system.

Health insurance, mutual pension, employment insurance, and occupational injury insurance will be available.

 

9. Documents to be submitted:

Follow the Application Guidelines of "Leading Initiative for Excellent Young Researchers (LEADER)."

Details are specified by the following URL (http://www.mext.go.jp/a_menu/jinzai/takuetsu/index.htm)

 

[About the prior negotiation]

Application Materials

The documents required are as follows, No other forms will be accepted.

1)Curriculum vitae

(form1) Curriculum Vitae.xls
(form1) Curriculum Vitae.pdf

 

 

2)Research and scholarly activities

(form2) Research and Scholarly Activities.doc
(form2) Research and Scholarly Activities.pdf 

 

3)Synopsis of academic professional accomplishments

(form3) Synopsis of Academic Professional Accomplishments.xls
(form3) Synopsis of Academic Professional Accomplishments.pdf 

 

4)Reference letters from two senior scientists

(form4) Letter of Recommendation.doc
(form4) Letter of Recommendation.pdf 

 

5) Reprints or copies of representative publications

In the final selection stage, reprints/copies of all publications and supporting materials will be required.

 

10. Deadline:

Application must be received by close of business on Tuesday, April 25, 2017.

 

11. Selection Procedure:

The selection will be made based on the application materials and personal interview. The expenses for travelling and staying will be paid by interviewee him/ her self.

Japanese language skill is not a prerequisite for the selection, but will be required for tenure appointment.

Shinshu University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of nationality and religious belief.

 

12. Application Submission

1)Please submit application forms to:

General Affairs Section Faculty of Agriculture, Shinshu University

8304 Minamiminowa-Village, Kamiina-County, Nagano, Japan 399-4598

Please make sure to send the forms by registered mail.

Please write "Assistant Professor (Biotechnology) Application Forms"on the envelope in red.

All documents and personal information submitted will be used for the sole purpose of candidate selection. On completion of the selection, they will be securely erased/ discarded and will not be returned to the applicants.

2)Please contact the following if you have any questions about application.

E-mail: noushomu-kouboshinshu-u.ac.jp

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13. Inquiries

Please contact the following for inquiries concerning research.

Prof. Hiroshi Kagami

The Institute of Agriculture, Academic Assembly School of Science and Technology, Shinshu University

E-mail: kagamishinshu-u.ac.jp

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14. URL of Shinshu University's Faculty of Agriculture:

 

 

http://www.shinshu-u.ac.jp/faculty/agriculture/

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