Assistant Professor Position Available in School of Information Science (Cryptography and Information Security)

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    Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
    Computer science
    EngineeringComputer engineering
    EngineeringElectrical engineering
    EngineeringElectronic engineering
    TechnologyComputer technology
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    17/09/2019 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
    Japan › Ishikawa
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[Explanation of institution (recruitment background, institution details, explanation of project, etc.)]
Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), the first specialized independent national graduate university in Japan, with the goal of contributing actively to the global society, invites applications from outstanding individuals for a faculty position in the SCHOOL OF INFORMATION SCIENCE.The school aims to establish the foundation of a trustworthy e-society, through the research and education to support social infrastructures such as medical, educational, logistic, and governmental activities, using theoretical information science, human information processing, artificial intelligence, computer systems and networks, and software science. We are seeking a new faculty member who is active in both research and education, and takes sincere interest in guiding students to success.

The Mission of JAIST
JAIST endeavors to foster leaders capable of contributing to the making of a future world by creation of science and technology, through its most advanced education and research in an ideal academic environment.
The Goals of JAIST
JAIST develops leaders in society or industry who hold credible expertise in the frontier science and technology, broad perspectives, high level of autonomy and communication ability, through its systematic advanced graduate education.
JAIST, to contribute to societies with research outcomes, creates a center of excellence for advancement of researches for solving problems of our world and society and develops new fields through a variety of basic researches.
JAIST fosters active global human resources by promoting faculty and student exchanges with leading institutes overseas and globalizing its education and research.

[Job details (duties, subject responsible for, etc.)]
The successful candidate for the position of assistant professor is expected to:
-Conduct vigorous research in the field of cryptography and information security, information theory, algorithms, or computational complexity theory;
- Advising masters and Ph.D. students in their research, in conjunction with faculty member Professor Eiichiro Fujisaki; and
-Giving lectures within the School of Information Science in cooperation with other faculty members.

[Address of work location and other information]
1-1 Asahidai, Nomi, Ishikawa, JAPAN

[Number of positions]

[Starting date]
April 1, 2020


(1)Working Hours and Holidays
-Discretionary Labor System for Professional Work: 7 hours 45 minutes per day
-Holidays: Saturdays and Sundays, National Holidays, JAIST Foundation Day, Winter Break (from December 29 to January 3) and Summer Closure Days
-You may be requested to work on some holidays to do lecture, proctor entrance examination or attend university information sessions. Holiday work is compensated with a substitute day off.
(2)Salary and Other Allowances
-The annual salary system will be applied.
Basic Salary: JPY6,000,000
Please refer to the following site for details of Achievement-based Additional salary etc.
(3)Social Insurances
- Taking out the MEXT Mutual Aid Association (Health insurance and pension), worker's accident insurance, and employment insurance.

6 months from starting date of employment

Additional comments

Assistant professors at JAIST have some advantages.
-More time available to concentrate on research due to the absence of duties to undergraduate students including taking care of student experiments, proctoring National Center Test for University Admissions and Undergraduate Entrance Examination.
-Easy access to common research equipments that enables them to conduct research smoothly and flexibly.

We are supporting female faculty members in need of balancing work and child-rearing by providing a research assistant worker up to three years.

More detailed information about Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology and School of Information Science is available at:

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EURAXESS offer ID: 433705
Posting organisation offer ID: D119071727


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