Announcement of Faculty Position,animal life science, molecular genetics of poultry, domestic animals and their related wild species for livestock industry and conservation,Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life

    Hiroshima University
    Agricultural sciencesZootechnics
    Biological sciencesBiodiversity
    Biological sciencesZoology
    Leading Researcher (R4)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    30/09/2019 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
    Japan › Hiroshima
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[Explanation of institution(recruitment background,
institution details,explanation of project, etc.)]

Hiroshima University (HU) herewith makes an open international job offer and seeks to appoint Professor with tenure; Associate Professor on Tenure Track System in the research area of animal life science, molecular genetics of poultry, domestic animals and their related wild species for livestock industry and conservation.

Academy of Hiroshima University (Program of Food and AgriLife Science,Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life,Hiroshima university)

[Position(s) and the number of opening(s)]
Professor, or Associate Professor , one (1)
(Depending on the result of the performance reviews of the applicant at the time of employment, he/she may be decided on any of the following titles: Professor with tenure; Associate Professor on Tenure Track System)

[Commencing date of employment]
April 1st, 2020

[Terms of employment]
・No fixed term (in case of Professor)
・Tenure-track position (in case of Associate Professor)
Period of employment: 7 years

Tenure-track faculty members will undergo a tenure review within six (6) months prior to completion of the term of appointment, and those who have successfully passed the review process will be granted tenure along with promotion either to professor of associate professor.
Granting a candidate for tenure is subject to two reviewing process: an intermediate and final review. If a candidate is not granted tenure in final review, he/she will be dismissed from the university upon completion of the term of appointment.
If a candidate has taken a leave because of some life events such as delivering a baby, child-raising and caregiving, he/she may extend the term of appointment up to certain period according to the length of such leave.
*If you would like to know more about the standards for tenure review, please contact the office shown below for any enquiries.

[Field of Specialization]
animal life science, molecular genetics of poultry, domestic animals and their related wild species for livestock industry and conservation

[Job details(duties,subject responsible for,etc.)]
(1)Undergraduate level (general education courses): Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students,Life, food, and environmental sciences, food culture, etc.
(2)Undergraduate level (discipline specific courses):
Introduction to Applied Biological Sciences, Research Front of Applied Biological Science, Laboratory Work in General Biology, Statistics in Biology, Teaching Practice, etc.
(3)Graduate level (master's programs): Animal Life Science I, II, Exercises in Food and AgriLife Science A, B , etc.
(4)Graduate level (doctoral programs):Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Integrated Life Sciences , etc.

* In addition to the courses listed above, he or she may be asked to teach other general education courses and/or discipline specific courses in other department(s) and graduate school(s).

[Address of work location and other information] Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life
Hiroshima University
1-4-4 kagamiyama,Higashi-hiroshima,Hiroshima 739-8528,JAPAN


The monthly salary system or annual salary system will be applied to successful candidates.

[Work Hours]
If you are agreeable to the application of the Discretionary Labor System for Professional Work, you are deemed to work for 7 hours and 45 minutes a day and 38 hours and 45 minutes a week. If not, working hours are from 8:30 to 17:00 (from Monday to Friday) and break time is from 12:00 to 12:45.
Workdays are from Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) in principle.

Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays in principle.

[Social Insurance]
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Mutual Aid Association, Employment insurance, Workers' compensation insurance

We conduct individual performance evaluations for all Hiroshima University faculty members after their employment, numerically rate their performance, and salary and benefits are commensurate with performance indicators.

Additional comments

(1)Probationary employment period: six (6) months
(2)Personal information obtained from application documents will not be used or provided to any third party for purposes other than the necessary procedures related to personnel affairs, salary, and welfare. Application documents of applicants whom we have decided not to employ will be treated in an appropriate manner but will not be returned to applicants.
(3)All the faculty members of Hiroshima University belong to the "Academy", which is the single university-wide faculty organization, and each faculty as a member of the Academy of the University is appointed to educational and/or research organizations such as an individual undergraduate school, graduate school, research center and institute.
(4)For each specialized field of faculty, Hiroshima University has defined Minimum standards for hiring new faculty (“the minimum standards"). We use the minimum standards for the initial screening process of the applicants, and only those who have cleared the minimum standards will qualify as the candidates for the post concerned. The minimum standards used for this international job offer can be viewed by clicking the following URL link.
(5) HU provides employment information (research job, desk job and etc.).
If your spouse wishes to work for HU, please refer to the following URL link.
employment information: https://www.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/en/employment/

・Successful candidates may be reimbursed for travel expenses incurred for the trip from their home or former place of work to the new place of work to assume their post in accordance with the relevant regulations of Hiroshima University. For more information, please contact us.

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EURAXESS offer ID: 437551
Posting organisation offer ID: D119080143


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