One Full Professor in Quantum Matter Hiroshima University, Department of Quantum Matter, Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter Japan

Faculty Open Position

1. Affiliation (Appointment): Academy of Hiroshima University (Department of Quantum Matter,
Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter)

2. Position and the number of opening: One Full Professor

3. Commencing date of employment: April 1st, 2018


4. Terms of employment: Tenured position

5. Field of specialization

Magnetism (Experimental magnetism for developing new-types of magnetic and superconducting
materials and studying the fundamental properties.)

6. Teaching responsibilities

Undergraduate level (general education courses): Experimental Physics, etc.
Undergraduate level (discipline specific courses): Electricity and Magnetism, Solid State Physics,
Graduate level (master’s programs): Magnetism, Seminar for Quantum Matter, etc.
Graduate level (doctoral programs): PhD Work for Quantum Matter, 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).

7. Qualifications

Applicants must have all the following requirements:

(1) a PhD degree or an equivalent degree

(2) ability to supervise doctoral students in preparation of doctoral dissertations

(3) experience in supervising graduate students in a master’s and/or doctoral program(s) in
preparation of thesis/dissertation

(4) ability to teach classes and supervise students in English and Japanese.

8. Application materials required

(1) Curriculum vitae with a profile photo, academic record including the title of PhD thesis, and
professional career.

(2) List of publications (Number each article/book, give the Impact Factor and number of citation
such as IF = 3.718 (168) for SCI papers. Affix an asterisk (*) to the numbers of your five major
publications. List prizes, awards, invited and/or organized conferences, etc. in the last five

(3) Five major publications (Reprints, photocopies, or books)


(4) Summary of research accomplishments (no more than 3 pages)

(5) Major educational activities and teaching experience (one page)

(6) Major social contributions (one page)

(7) Major activities in university/institutional management and administration (one page)

(8) List of acquired external funding over the last five years

(9) Statement of intent (Please describe your interests in teaching and research in two pages, should
you take this position.)

(10) List of two persons including e-mail address and phone number for reference

9. Application deadline: All application materials must reach us by 16:00, Oct.31, 2017 (Japan time).

10. Application documents should be addressed to:

Prof. J. Kato, Dean, Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter, Hiroshima University,
Kagamiyama 1-3-1, Higashi-Hiroshima 739-8530, JAPAN

Print in red “ADSM51, Application documents for faculty open position in the Department of
Quantum Matter, Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter” on the envelope and send it
by registered mail.

11. Selection procedure

(1)Selection will be made based on all application documents submitted.

(2)Interviews including simulated lessons in English will be conducted as needed. Applicants who
pass the initial document review will be informed of interview date, time and format. Travel
expenses will be the responsibility of the applicant.

* Hiroshima University promotes a gender-equal society in accordance with the legislative intent of
the Basic Law for a Gender-Equal Society.

12. Salary, etc.

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

(2) Successful candidates may be reimbursed for travel expenses incurred for the trip from their home
or former place of work to Hiroshima University.

13. Evaluation

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


14. Miscellaneous

(1)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 will be disposed in an appropriate manner, after the
completion of relevant selection processes.

(2)All the faculty members belong to the "Academy of Hiroshima University", which is the single
university-wide faculty organization, and each faculty as a member of the Academy is appointed to
educational and/or research organizations such as an individual undergraduate school, graduate
school, research center and institute.

15. Contact

Questions should be addressed to Prof. Takashi Suzuki,
Department of Quantum Matter, Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter,
Hiroshima University
Tel: +81-82-424-7040

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