Specially Appointed Assistant Professor or Specially Appointed Associate Professor position (Takigawa lab) (Institute for Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery, Hokkaido University)

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    Hokkaido University
    Computer science
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Leading Researcher (R4)
    30/09/2019 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
    Japan › Hokkaido
    See description

[Explanation of institution]
The Institute for Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery, Hokkaido University, as a global research center based on the “World Top Level Research Center Program (WPI),"constructs an international research environment which gathers world-leading researchers and establishes a research environment that integrates computational, information and experimental sciences, in order to establish a new academic field “Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery", to provide substantial knowledge on chemical reactions that efficiently develop chemical reactions and materials for the future necessity, and to sustainably cultivate human resources engaged in the field of “Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery".

We are inviting applications for the position of Specially Appointed Assistant Professor (or Specially Appointed Associate Professor) (Takigawa lab), Institute for Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery, Hokkaido University as follows.

[Research Field]
"Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery" driven by computer science such as machine learning, data science, and algorithms. No experience and knowledge in chemistry is necessary, but a strong motivation for establishing a new field "Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery" is required. In particular, having leadership for creating collaborative projects with computational- and experimental chemistry is strongly desired. Experience in making use of real-world data is desirable.

[Job Description]
The successful candidate is, as a computer-science expert, expected to conduct high-quality research projects in their own field and to conduct interdisciplinary research projects in close collaboration with other ICReDD researchers. A high-level commitment to other ICReDD activities such as management and providing training programs to non-experts is also expected.

[Available positions (Job title, number of positions)]
Specially Appointed Assistant Professor (or Specially Appointed Associate Professor), one opening
(Position will be determined in consideration of career, research accomplishments, etc.)

[Starting date]
December 1st, 2019, or the earliest possible date thereafter (negotiable)

[Name of Recruiting Institution]
National University Corporation Hokkaido University


The salary will be determined in accordance with the regulations of Hokkaido University.
[Probation Period]
The probation period is one month.
[Working Form]
Discretionary labor system for professional work
*The standard working hours for a day is deemed as 7 hours and 45 minutes.
[Health Insurance and Pension]
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Mutual Aid Association Services including Health Insurance and Employee Pension, Workers' Accident Compensation Insurance and Employment Insurance

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Hokkaido University

EURAXESS offer ID: 437548
Posting organisation offer ID: D119080259


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