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Summary of Employment

Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Technology, Shinshu University is looking for young researchers, with supported by MEXT Project "Improvement of Research Environment for Young Researchers". This recruitment has the following features.

  • We recruit excellent researchers from around the World, aiming to foster young researchers to be an international active leader.
  • Successful candidates will be a tenure track faculty member. The position is an assistant professor in principle.
  • Successful candidates will belong to either one of four faculties of Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Technology. They will implement their own researches in a self-reliant environment.
  • It is assured that they will work independently from senior faculty members. Collaborative research activities with other researchers or faculty members are strongly advised.
  • Research funding is planned as below.
    - 9 million yen (approx. $90,000) in the first year,
    - 6 million yen (approx. $60,000) in the second year, and
    - research funding from the university budget from the third year.
    Please note that the above research funding in the first and second year is supported by a 15 million start-up research fund from MEXT Project "Improvement of Research Environment for Young Researchers", so the amount may change depending on the subsidy from the project. The amount varies depending on research field and fiscal budgets.
  • 60% of the whole working hours is guaranteed as research time.
  • Travel funding is included in research funding to assist international research activities or academic conference participation.
  • Teaching and administering work is expected. 40% of the whole working hours is required for such work.

NOTE: 1 USD = 100 JPY

Outline of Tenure Evaluation Criteria (Japanese)

 

 

Field of Recruitment

Tenure Track faculty members are sought in the following fields.

Matsumoto campus

Field: Stratigraphy, sedimentology, historical geology, structural geology or paleontology

The number of openings: 0 (The entry has closed)

Application Deadline: November 29, 2013

Field: Environmental Science in the Earth Surface system

The number of openings: 0 (The entry has closed)

Application Deadline: November 15, 2013

Matsumoto campus

Research field Application guidelines Application forms
Stratigraphy, sedimentology, historical geology, structural geology or paleontology Application guidelines(PDF:51.4KB) CURRICULUM VITAE [Form1](Excel:32.5KB)

Research and Scholarly Accomplishments [Form2](Word:44KB)

Synopsis of Academic / Professional Accomplishments [Form3](Excel:24.5KB)
Environmental Science in the Earth Surface system Application guidelines(PDF:43.7KB) Free Format

Inquiries

For inquiry, please contact the following.

Matsumoto campus

Contact address stated on Application Guidelines

Privacy Policy on Recruitment

Personal Information collected during recruitment processes is treated appropriately under Personal Information Protection Law (Law No. 57, 2003) and Shinshu University regulations. bylaws of Shinshu University. We guarantee that the fact of application is closed, but we may make reference to any related organizations about candidates when necessary in selection. Application forms are not returned.

Active Recruitment of Female and Non-Japanese Researchers

Shinshu University is working on active recruitment of female and and non-Japanese researchers. We set a target of challenge and an incentive in each faculty based on a numerical goal, which is 25% of the whole natural science faculties, stated in The 4th Science and Technology Basic Plan.
We also comply with Basic Law for Gender-Equal Society and Equal Employment Opportunity Law and welcome female and non-Japanese researchers.

Research Funding after Employment

Research funding after employment is planned as below.
- 9 million yen (approx. $90,000) in the first year,
- 6 million yen (approx. $60,000) in the second year, and
- research funding from the university budget from the third year.
Please note that the above research funding in the first and second year is supported by a 15 million start-up research fund from MEXT Project "Improvement of Research Environment for Young Researchers", so the amount may change depending on the subsidy from the project.
The university also provides the university's Grants-in-Aid system such as research funding support system for researchers with remarkable results of Grants-in-Aid for Young Scientists, Exploratory Research, and Scientific Research.
In addition, the university provides information about several private research grants. Tenure track faculty members will be strongly advised to apply for such grants.

Employment Opportunities

  • Participant Only
  • Meeting Young Researchers
  • Young Researchers Empowerment Project