Requisition number : IRIDeS06
Tohoku University is currently seeking a faculty position
|Faculty Position||Full Professor or Associate Professor|
|Affiliation||Disaster Science Division
Global-scale Natural Disaster Research Field
|Research field||Research: understanding the generation mechanism of low-probability but high-consequence global-scale natural disasters such as great earthquakes and tsunamis. Education: lectures and student advising in Graduate School of Science (Department of Geophysics or Department of Earth Science)|
|Qualification Requirements||The applicant should have a doctoral degree (or Ph. D.) in a related discipline, and attained highly evaluated scientific findings. A doctoral degree from a university outside Japan is preferable. Relevant experience for more than two years as a researcher at a university or a research institute outside of Japan is also preferable. Applications at the full professor level require a well-established research program with a record of external funding.|
|Application||Prescribed application forms (Click the icon below to download.)
1. Curriculum Vitae and Research Activities:Form 1-1,Form 1-2
2. Past activities on one page of A4 or letter size:Form 2
3. Statement toward activities in the IRIDeS on one page of A4 or letter size:Form 3
4. Reprints of Selected best 10 academic papers
Basically all documents must be written in English. Documents shall be submitted in A4 or letter sized paper with your name written on each document. A CD containing digital files of the documents in PDF or Word format shall be attached. The documents submitted will not be returned to the applicants.
|Term of Employment||Starting from June 2012 or later, on the following contact basis
Full Professor: 10 years in the first term, extensions are possible, after a review in the institute.
Associate Professor: 10 years in the first term, only one extension is possible, after a review in the institute.
|Salary||Payment will be made in accordance with the University’s rules and regulations.|
|Deadline||April 25, 2012 (Wednesday), 5:00 PM at Japan Standard Time (UTC + 9 hours)|
|Submission of Application Forms||The printed documents and CD with the digital files should be sent by air mail to
Office of International Research Institute of Disaster Science
Campus of School of Engineering, Tohoku University
Aoba 6-6-04, Sendai 980-8579, Japan
(Please indicate "Application Materials" on the envelope).
|Selection||1st screening: Review of the application documents (the results will be informed to applicants).
2nd screening (for qualifiers only), if needed: Interviews and presentations in English.
|Inquiries||Should you have any questions, please e-mail to Prof. Hiromi Fujimoto :
fujimoto [at] aob.gp.tohoku.ac.jp
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