Assistant Professor in Department of Quantum Matter
Hiroshima University Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter, Department of Quantum Matter

Content of Job Information

Hiroshima University (HU) herewith makes an open international job offer and seeks to appoint a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the research area of Accelerator Science. This position is based on the `Policy for recruiting/cultivating excellent faculty members'. The university introduced this policy to create a secure environment in which junior-positioned faculty members can concentrate on their research/education.
The post above has been newly created at HU to enable the promotion of the applicant to the senior position of Associate Professor on the condition that he/she passes the tenure-track review before the tenure-track period expires. Such a system assumes that the recruited person will settle down in one place so that he/she can dedicate himself/herself to research and education, in accordance with his/her proposed research.


[Field of Specialization]
Accelerator physics;Theoretical studies for particle accelerator, electron and positron generation and its application

[Job details(subject responsible for)]
Several subjects from the following lists are assigned: 
・Undergraduate level (general education courses).general physics, etc.
・Undergraduate level (discipline specific courses).physics experiment, graduation study, etc.
・Graduate level.physics course seminar, etc.
・Other general education courses and/or discipline-specific courses in other department(s) and graduate school(s).

[Address of work location and other information]
1-3-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-hiroshima 739-8530, JAPAN

Employment status

Period of employment: Five (5) 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 to associate professor .


[Details of required special expertise, qualification of the specific fields or degrees, etc.]
Applicants must satisfy all of the following requirements:
(1)Hold a doctorate or an equivalent degree by the time the appointment begins
(2)Be able to teach classes and supervise students in English


[Details of salary]
(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.

[Details of working hours, holiday]
(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.

Application/selection/notification of result/contact details

[Application method]
1.Application Documents
(1) Resume
If you have a history of being employed by Hiroshima University (as a TA, RA, researcher, etc.) in the past five years, be sure to state all positions you have held.
(2)List of publications and oral presentations (Number each publication/presentation, and underline the numbers of refereed articles. Affix an asterisk (*) to the numbers of your five major publications or presentations). 
(3)Five major publications or presentations (Reprints, photocopies, or books).
(4)Major educational activities and teaching experience. 
(5)Major social contributions.
(6)Major activities in university/institutional management and administration.
(7)List of acquired external funding over the last five years.
(8)Statement of intent (Please describe your interests in teaching and research as well as your mid- to long-term research plan in approximately 2,000-3,000 words, should you take this position.)
(9) Your Researcher ID or ORCID information (in any format)
N.B. The ID above or ORCID information can be confirmed from Clarivate Analytics or ORCID website.

2.Address to Which to Send Application Documents
Dr. Junichi Kato, Dean, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter
1-3-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-hiroshima 739-8530, JAPAN
*Print in red “Application documents for faculty open position in the Department of Quantum Matter, Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter" on the envelope containing the application documents and send it by registered mail.

[Selection process (selection method]
(1)Selection will be made based on all application documents submitted.
(2)Interviews will be conducted as needed. It can be online for foreign applicants. As a general rule, we will conduct simulated lessons in English. Please note that travel expenses will be the responsibility of the applicant. Applicants who pass the initial document review will be informed of interview date, time and format.
(3)Hiroshima University promotes a gender-equal society in accordance with the legislative intent of the Basic Law for a Gender-Equal Society.

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