RESEARCH FIELDEngineering › Agricultural engineering
RESEARCHER PROFILEEstablished Researcher (R3)Recognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE31/08/2019 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
LOCATIONJapan › Tokyo
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEKSee description
[About the institution]
The Department of Integrated Sciences and Engineering for Sustainable Societies was launched in 2013. It is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all people by transforming knowledge of science and engineering into practice in a wide range of human life situations. Areas of study and research include environmental design and conservation of biodiversity, development of resource circulation systems to support sustainable lifestyles, visualization of cognitive and behavioral patterns of humans based on sensing tools and information technologies, and promotion of human safety and health through the development of integrated lifesaving systems and advanced biometric analyses.
The successful applicant will be involved in education and research in the field of sustainability sciences, human-oriented environmental sciences and related fields. Applicants are expected to have a solid track record in sustainability sciences with a focus on at least one of the core research topics of the Department, i.e., environmental sciences, environmental design, ecology, ecosystem services, renewable energy, material circulation and green infrastructure. A clear focus on quantitative, evidence-based approaches is expected. We put emphasis on global education and international research collaboration, and the ability to play an active role in performing inter-disciplinary collaboration and education in an international context will be key criteria in the selection process. Accordingly, applicants with experience in international collaborative research projects are highly appreciated.
The successful applicant will be expected to actively participate in integrated experimental and field courses with an emphasis on project-based learning. However, it should be noted that the academic curriculum is subject to revision, and there may be changes to specific subjects. An active role in in the development of bilingual courses.
[Address of work location]
Korakuen campus of Chuo University, 1-13-27 Kasuga, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-8551
One slot for Assistant Professor
April 1, 2020
Salary will be determined according to the institutional labor regulations. Discretionary working system is adopted. Social insurance is available. Fixed-term appointment with the term being five years (renewal examinations are held at 1 and 3 years after the initial appointment).
Chuo University is in support of the Basic Law for a Gender-Equal Society.
EURAXESS offer ID: 433790
Posting organisation offer ID: D119071166
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