Associate Professor in Department of Material Science, Graduate School of Material Science University of Hyogo Department of Material Science, Graduate School of Material Science Japan

Content of job information:

Laboratory of Theoretical Physics I, Department of Material Science, Graduate School of Material Science.

[Job details (duties, subject responsible for, etc.)]
The successful candidate should be capable of making an excellent theoretical research in condensed matter physics. The educational responsibilities are i) to give lectures on physics subjects and ii) to supervise research activities for fourth-year undergraduate students and graduate students. The successful candidate is also responsible for the management of the computer network at the department.

[Address of work location and other information]
3-2-1 Kouto, Kamigori, Ako-gun, Hyogo 678-1297, Japan

[Starting date]
After November 1, 2019. The employment term will be determined following the selection process(up to 5years).

Employment Status

Full-time (Tenured)


(1) Ph.D. and relevant research experience
(2) Communication skills in Japanese language


Salary System
Flexible work hours
Bounus(Twice a year)
65-year-old retirement age
Other by university regulations

(Social insurance,labor insurance)
Public school building cooperative association
Unemployment insurance
Local public service worker accident compensation method application
Other by university regulations

Application/Selection/Notification of result/Contact details

(1) Detailed curriculum vitae with the applicant's photo and email address
(2) List of publications, which should be subdivided into five categories of peer-reviewed papers, review articles, books, proceedings, and others.
(3) Reprints or copies of no more than five selected papers (mark them with * in the publication list)
(4) Statement outlining previous achievements in research and education (approximately 1,000 words in total)
(5) Statement outlining future plans in research and education (approximately 1,000 words in total)
(6) List of research grants, in which Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator should be specified.
(7) Recommendation letters (in the case of self-nomination, a list of the names and contact addresses of two references)
The applicants should submit the printed paper versions of all necessary documents (1)–(6) together with a USB memory stick or CD-ROM which contains the PDF files. Submission by email is unacceptable. 

[Selection process (selection method and hiring decision), notification of result]
Screening of the documents and interview including a trial lecture. The interviewee has to pay his/her own travel expenses to attend the interview.

[Contact details (department, official position, name, e-mail address, and phone number of the responsible person)]
Sending Application materials:
Prof. Akihiko Sumiyama, Dean
Graduate School of Material Science, University of Hyogo
3-2-1 Kouto, Kamigori, Ako-gun, Hyogo 678-1297, Japan
Please write “Application for Associate Professorship in Theoretical Physics I" in red on the front cover of the envelope. Application documents should be sent by registered mail. Note that the application documents will not be returned.

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