Internation Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS), Tohoku University

Internation Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS), Tohoku University

Requisition number : IRIDeS07

Tohoku University is currently seeking a faculty position

Faculty Position Full Professor
Affiliation Disaster Medical Science Division
Disaster-related Public Health Field
Research field Field of research to contribute the health improvement of population in the disaster-stricken area by health monitoring with valid epidemiological methods, appropriate intervention, developing the “Genome Medicine”, and by adopting them to the persons in the area.
Qualification Requirements The applicant should have a Ph. D. or an equivalent degree in a related discipline, and attained highly evaluated scientific findings. Well-established research programs with external funding are required.
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 or Japanese. 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;
10 years in the first term, extensions are possible, after a review in the institute.
Salary Payment will be made in accordance with the University’s rules and regulations.
Deadline April 13, 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. Kazuhiko Igarashi :
igarashi [at]

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