13/08/2019

Recruitment of a Professor (Agricultural Meteorology)


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Kyushu University
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Agricultural sciencesAgricultural products
    Agricultural sciencesOther
    EngineeringAgricultural engineering
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Leading Researcher (R4)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    30/09/2019 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
  • LOCATION
    Japan › Fukuoka
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Permanent
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    See description

Outline:
Kyushu University is seeking an experienced individual with expertise in teaching and research for appointment as a tenured Professor in the Laboratory of Agricultural Meteorology, Division of Bioproduction Environmental Sciences, Department of Agro-environmental Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture.
This Division deals with education and research to conserve and improve regional environment as well as global environment, and to develop efficient and sustainable food production and utilization system. The duties and responsibilities of this position are conducting comprehensive education and research based on meteorology, agricultural meteorology, and environmental control in biology, in the following scientific fields:
(1) Development of technology for climate change adaptation and optimization of meteorological environment for agricultural production
(2) Transportation phenomena of heat and materials in crop-meteorological environmental systems
(3) Evaluation and utilization of meteorological resources and characterization of local meteorology

1. Number of Positions Offered:
One Professor

2. Institution:
Position affiliation:
Laboratory of Agricultural Meteorology, Division of Bioproduction Environmental Sciences, Department of Agro-environmental Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture.
Education:
The appointee will join the teaching staff of the Course of Agricultural Production, Engineering and Economics in the School of Agriculture as well as that of the Department of Agro-environmental Sciences in the Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences.

3. Date of Appointment and Employment Duration:
Date of Appointment: April 1st, 2020.

4. Qualifications:
(1) Ph.D. degree.
(2) An outstanding research record in the above-mentioned fields (1)-(3).
(3) Able to work with enthusiasm for student education and research guidance as undergraduate and graduate school teachers.

5. Educational Duties:
The successful candidate will be expected to teach the following subjects and supervise research activities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in Japanese, with some of the teaching and supervision done in English. Most of the courses are given by multiple professors.

(1) Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences
・Master's course
(Course of Bioproduction Environmental Sciences in the Department of Agro-environmental Sciences)
Bioproduction Environmental Sciences, Advanced Agricultural Meteorology, Project Research on Bioproduction Environmental Sciences, Practice I on Bioproduction Environmental Sciences, Practice II on Bioproduction Environmental Sciences, Special Research I on Bioproduction Environmental Sciences, Special Research II on Bioproduction Environmental Sciences, Teaching Practice on Bioproduction Environmental Sciences, Presentation Skill on Bioproduction Environmental Sciences, Internship, International Exchange Practice, International Actual Practice, and other subjects
(International Course)
Bioproduction Environmental Sciences, Master's Thesis Research I, Master's Thesis Research II, and other subjects
・Doctoral Course
(Course of Bioproduction Environmental Sciences in the Department of Agro-environmental Sciences)
Research Training on Bioproduction Environmental Sciences, Teaching Practice, Presentation Skill for Academic Meeting, Internship, Project Research, International Exchange Practice, International Actual Practice, Advanced Topics on Bioproduction Environmental Sciences, Tutorial on Bioproduction Environmental Sciences, and other subjects
(International Course)
Research Training on Bioproduction Environmental Sciences, Advanced Topics on Bioproduction Environmental Sciences, Tutorial on Bioproduction Environmental Sciences, and other subjects

(2) Undergraduate School
(Program of Agro-production Environmental Engineering in the Course of Agricultural Production, Engineering
and Economics)
Meteorology, Agricultural Meteorology, Seminar on Regional Environment Issues, Scientific English, Graduation Thesis, and other subjects
(International Course)
Agro-production Environmental Engineering, and other subjects
(Kikan Education)
Kikan Education Seminar, Problem Based Cooperative Learning, and other subjects

Benefits

Professor

Salary and Benefits: Appointment level to be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary and benefits are specified in the Kyushu University regulations.

The outline is as follows:
Monthly salary. Bonus twice a year. Discretionary labor system is applied. Holidays are Saturday, Sunday, national holidays, and days set by Kyushu University. Retirement age is 65 years old. Join MEXT Mutual Aid Association.

For further information, visit the following university website (in Japanese):
http://www.kyushu-u.ac.jp/ja/university/information/rule/rulebook/pdf/61...

Additional comments

11. Additional Information:
1) Kyushu University is an equal opportunity employer and follows the principles of the Basic Act for the Disabled Persons (Act. No.84 of 1970, revised in 2004 and 2011), Basic Act for Gender Equal Society (Act. No.78 of 1999), Act on Employment Promotion etc. of Persons with Disabilities (Act No. 123 of 1960, revised in 2013), and the Act on the Elimination of Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities (Act No. 65 of 2013).
2) Kyushu University deployed the System of Employment of Faculty Members with Accompanying Spouse (July, 2017 and amended January, 2018).
For further information, visit the following university website (in Japanese), which links to Kyushu University Guidelines for this system (in English): http://danjyo.kyushu-u.ac.jp/notice/view.php?cId=2600&
3) In the Program of Agro-production Environmental Engineering, the education program is approved by Japan Accreditation Board for Engineering Education (JABEE, https://jabee.org/en/).
4) For more information about the Faculty of Agriculture, please visit our web site
(http://www.agr.kyushu-u.ac.jp/).
5) The submitted documents/optical disk/USB memory stick will not be returned to the applicant. In addition, personal information included in the submitted documents will not be used for purposes other than screening.
6) Salary and Benefits: Appointment level to be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary and benefits are specified in the Kyushu University regulations.
For further information, visit the following university website (in Japanese):
http://www.kyushu-u.ac.jp/ja/university/information/rule/rulebook/pdf/61...

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Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Kyushu University
Japan
Fukuoka

EURAXESS offer ID: 437516
Posting organisation offer ID: D119080771

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