Assistant Professor, Faculty Open Position (Machinery dynamics)

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    Hiroshima University
    EngineeringMechanical engineering
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    06/01/2020 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
    Japan › Hiroshima
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[Affiliation (Appointment)]
Academy of Hiroshima University (Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering)

[Position and the number of opening]
Assistant Professor, one (1)

[Commencing date of employment]
As soon as possible after July 1, 2020.

[Terms of employment]
Five (5) years (Tenure-track position)
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 associate professor.
Granting a candidate for tenure is subject to intermediate and final reviews. If a candidate is not granted tenure in the 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]
Machinery dynamics (for example, dynamics & vibration analysis, robotics & mechatronics, simulation of dynamical systems, multibody dynamics etc.)

[Teaching responsibilities]
Undergraduate level (general education courses): Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students, etc.
Undergraduate level (discipline specific courses): Practice of Mechanics, Experiments in Mechanical Engineering II, Computer Aided Design, etc.
Graduate level (master's programs): Mechanical Systems Engineering Research I, etc.
Graduate level (doctoral programs): Mechanical Systems Engineering Research III, 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]
1-4-1, Kagamiyama, Higashi-hiroshima 739-8527, Japan

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[Employment status]
(1)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.
(2)Workdays are from Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) in principle.
(3)Holidays are Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays in principle.

(1)The monthly salary system or annual salary system will be applied to successful candidates
* Currently, we are considering a new annual salary system, and if the new system is introduced at date of adoption, it will apply.
(2)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.

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 discarded in an appropriate manner, after the completion of relevant selection processes.
(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 candidates for the post concerned. The minimum standards used for this international job offer can be viewed at the following URL.
(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/
(6)With the aim of achieving medium to long-term growth to join the top 100 world university rankings list, Hiroshima University plans to recruit and develop excellent researchers. Furthermore, in order to make the age structure of the faculty more balanced, the University plans to implement a campus-wide initiative to provide a diverse group of faculty members — especially young, female, and non-Japanese faculty members — with more opportunities to play a leading role on campus, thereby invigorating research and education activities at the University.
With this in mind, the University seeks applications from young researchers this time around.

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