22/10/2019

Recruitment of an Assistant Professor (Entomology)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Kyushu University
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Agricultural sciencesAgricultural products
    Agricultural sciencesOther
    Biological sciencesBiology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    29/11/2019 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 Assistant Professor in the Entomological Laboratory, Division of Agrobiological Science, Department of Bioresource Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture.
The goal of the Division of Agrobiological Science is to systemically train superior researcher with a deep understanding and high insight on the sustainable and stable supply, innovative production technology, protection management, and preservation of biological environment of food resources organisms. The division systematically organizes each subject from the perspective of the basic, advanced and practical sciences, and undertakes multilayered education under the assignment and collaboration of each research field within the major and under the supervision system.
The Entomological Laboratory is engaged in education and research on insect biodiversity and conservation.
The duties and responsibilities of this position are education and research on:
(1)Taxonomy and biodiversity of insects based on morphological and molecular information.
(2)Environmental assessment and conservation by establishment of extracting methods of specimen data.
(3)Phylogenic evolution of insects utilizing bioinformatics.

[Number of Positions Offered]
One Assistant Professor (tenured)

[Institution]
Position affiliation: Division of Agrobiological Science, Department of Bioresource Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University
The appointee will join the teaching staff of the Program of Agronomy, the Agricultural Resources, Engineering and Economics course in the School of Agriculture and the Agrobiological Science course in the Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences.

[Employment Duration]
Assistant Professor (tenured): Full-time, with a mandatory retirement age of 65.

[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 and English.

(1)Graduate School of Bioresources and Bioenvironmental Sciences
・Master's Course
(Agrobiological Science Course)
Advanced studies in Agrobiological Science, Project research in Agrobiological Science, Seminar in Agrobiological Science I, II, Advanced Studies in Agrobiological Science I, II
(International Course)
Seminar in a Specified Field I, II, Master's Thesis Research I, II
・Doctorial Course
(Agrobiological Science Course)
Research Training on Agrobiological Science, Advanced Topics on Agrobiological Science, Tutorial on Agrobiological Science, Teaching Practice, Presentation Skill for Academic Meeting, Internship, Project Research
(International Course)
Research Training on Agrobiological Science, Advanced Topics on Agrobiological Science, Tutorial on Agrobiological Science, Teaching Practice, Presentation Skill for Academic Meeting, Internship, Project Research

(2)Undergraduate School
(Program of Agronomy, Agricultural Resources, Engineering and Economics Course, School of Agriculture)
Experiment of Agronomy I, II, III, Seminar in Graduation Thesis
(Kikan Education)
Basic Laboratory Experiments in Natural Science, Kikan Education Seminar

In charge as necessary.

Benefits

[Salary and Benefits]
Appointment level to be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary and benefits are specified in the Kyushu University regulations. Appointment at the level of Assistant Professor may be made as a Faculty Member (Annual Salary), and the Annual salary scheme may apply. For details please visit the following university websites (in Japanese):
http://www.kyushu-u.ac.jp/ja/university/information/rule/rulebook/pdf/61...
https://www.kyushu-u.ac.jp/ja/university/information/rule/rulebook/pdf/6...

Additional comments

(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) For more information about the Faculty of Agriculture, please visit our website.

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

EURAXESS offer ID: 458009
Posting organisation offer ID: D119100714

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