[Job Opportunity] Designated Associate Professor Position at ITbM, Nagoya University



Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM) and the Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University are seeking for Designated Associate Professor with a strong background of quantum chemistry.


Job title (number of position)


Designated Associate Professor (one)

Affiliation

Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules, Nagoya University

Research field

Quantum chemistry

Eligibility requirements

Candidates should have Ph.D. degree and is capable of teaching quantum chemistry and computational chemistry in both Japanese and English. The successful candidate will work with Prof. Takeshi Yanai to carry out theoretical research based on quantum chemical approaches and related developments. Experience in the method development and theoretical research on chemical biology is highly desirable.

Conditions of employment

Term of employment: Three years from the date of taking up employment. The contract may be renewable up to March 31st, 2022, based on assessment of research achievement and performance as a faculty member.
Salary: Annual salary system (In addition, Commuting allowance will be provided.)

*To be determined based on career history etc. in accordance with Regulation on Pay Schedules for Employees Receiving Annual Salary at Nagoya University.
*Annual salary shall include housing allowance, sustenance allowance, biannual bonus, diligence bonus, retirement benefit, etc.

Working conditions: Work discretion system
Days off: Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays and year-end holidays (December 29-January 3)
Insurance: MEXT Mutual aid association (short-term premium (Health Insurance) and long-term premium (Pension)), Workers’ compensation insurance and Employment insurance.

Start date of taking up employment

At the earliest convenience before April 1st, 2019.

Application documents

1. Resume (attach photograph, in both Japanese and English)
2. List of achievements (in both Japanese and English including invited lectures and research grants)
3. Main article reprints (5 papers)
4. Research summary (in both Japanese and English, each up to 2 pages on A4)
5. Future research and education plan (in both Japanese and English, each up to 2 pages on A4)
6. Names and contact address of two references (in English)

Submission of application documents

Combine the above application documents into one PDF file and send as an attachment to the following address. Enter “ITbM Designated Associate Professor Application” as the subject/title. After submission, confirm the reply mail of receipt.
Address to submit document: jinji-chem@chem.nagoya-u.ac.jp
If electronic submission is difficult, send the documentation via postal mail to the address below. In this case, specify “ITbM Designated Associate Professor Application Documents” on the envelope and send by simply registered mail.

Deadline for submission

Application materials should be arrived by August 20, 2018 (late applications will not be accepted).

Selection procedures

An appointee will be selected based on:
1) Initial screening of materials submitted
2) Final screening by interview (of only who passed initial screening)

Application submission

Prof. Hiroshi Abe
Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science
Nagoya University
Furo, Chikusa, Nagoya 464-8602, Japan
Tel: +81-52-789-2490
E-mail: jinji-chem@chem.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Application inquiries

Prof. Takeshi Yanai
Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules and Department of Chemistry, Graduate School
of Science, Nagoya University
Furo, Chikusa, Nagoya 464-8602, Japan
Tel: +81-52-747-6397, E-mail: yanait@chem.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Notes

· Applicant should be responsible for all travel expenses incurred for the interview.
· Submitted application materials will not be returned to the applicant.
· Nagoya University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
· All personal information is handled in strict confidentiality and is not utilized for any other
purpose or disclosed to any third party.

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[Job Opportunity] Associate Professor Position at Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University



Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University is seeking an Associate Professor with a strong background in organic chemistry.


Job title (number of positions)

Associate Professor (one)

Affiliation

Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University

Research field

Organic chemistry, synthetic chemistry

Job description

Collaborating with Prof. Kenichiro Itami and other staff in Organic Chemistry Laboratory, he/she will be involved in education, research and management at the Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science and School of Science. Experience in the development of catalytic transformations of organic molecules and/or the synthesis and properties of nanocarbon molecules is highly desirable.

Employment conditions

  • Employment status: Full-time with tenure until mandatory retirement age (65 years of age); discretionary work system
  • Holidays: Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, summer holidays and year-end holidays (December 29 – January 3)
  • Leave: Paid annual leave, sick leave, and special leave
  • Salary and allowance: Paid in accordance with Nagoya University Pay Rules, etc.
  • Social insurance: Mutual Aid Association (health insurance), welfare pension, employment insurance and workers’ compensation insurance
 

Eligibility

A researcher holding a Ph. D. degree, who enthusiastically pioneers new research areas
Ability to give lectures on organic chemistry

Starting date

As soon as possible

Application documents written in English

  • Resume (attach photograph)
  • List of achievements (including invited lectures and research grants)
  • Main article reprints (maximum of 10 papers)
  • Research summary (2 pages on A4)
  • Future research and education plan (1-2 pages on A4)
  • Name and contact address of two referees

Submission of application documents

Combine the above application documents into one PDF file and send as an attachment to the following address. Enter “Chemistry Associate Professor Application (Name)” as the subject/title. After submission, confirm the reply mail of receipt. 
Address to submit document: jinji-chem2@chem.nagoya-u.ac.jp
If electronic submission is difficult, send the documentation via postal mail to the address below. In this case, specify “Chemistry Associate Professor Application Documents” on the envelope and send by simple registered mail.

Deadline for submission

April 13, 2018

Selection method

Interview after document review

Submission of applications

Professor Hiroshi Abe
Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science,
Nagoya University
Furo, Chikusa, Nagoya 464-8602, Japan
Tel: +81-(0)52-789-2490
Email: jinji-chem2@chem.nagoya-u.ac.jp
 

Application inquiries

Prof. Kenichiro Itami
Organic Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University
Furo, Chikusa, Nagoya 464-8602, Japan
Tel: +81-(0)52-788-6098
E-mail: itami@chem.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Other notes

Applicant should be responsible for all travel expenses incurred for the interview.
Submitted application materials will not be returned to the applicant.
All personal information is handled in strict confidentiality and is not utilized for any other purpose or disclosed to any third party.
Nagoya University proactively promotes gender equality.