[Job Opportunity] Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Position at the Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, and Research Center for Materials Science, Nagoya University




Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, and Research Center for Materials Science at Nagoya University is seeking a faculty member with strong background in synthetic organic chemistry, who has the potential to play a leading role in conducting research and education.


Job title

Tenure Track Assistant Professor: Japanese “Jokyo” (not Principal Investigator (PI))

Number of Positions

One

Affiliation

Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, and Research Center for Materials Science, Nagoya University

Research field

Synthetic organic chemistry

Eligibility

Applicants must hold a Ph.D., with scientific achievements and experience in synthetic organic chemistry. The appointee will join the Organic Chemistry Laboratory and work with Prof. Kenichiro Itami in the Department of Chemistry, cooperating with other members on objective projects in the laboratory.

Mission

The major mission of the appointee is to develop functional molecules by rapid synthesis catalysts.

Conditions of employment

Term of employment: five years from the date of taking up employment.
Tenure assessment/job promotion: research quality and performance as a faculty member (e.g., laboratory teaching/management, research grant acquisition) will be reviewed in the fourth (mid-term evaluation) and fifth (final evaluation) year of employment. If overall performance including research achievement is assessed to be outstanding, the applicant will be promoted to a tenured lecturer (not a PI position). If otherwise, then the appointee will be given the opportunity to be reemployed as a designated assistant professor for a period of not more than one year, dated as of the end of the first term of employment.
Salary: annual salary based on Regulation on Pay Schedules for Employees Receiving Annual Salary at Nagoya University.

Start date of taking up employment

As soon as possible, after the result is announced.

Application method

Application materials should be submitted in either in English or Japanese. Save the following documents as a single pdf file and submit to the e-mail address stipulated in [Application submission] below. The subject line of the email should be “Application to Tenure Track Assistant Professor at Organic Chemistry Laboratory”.

  1. Curriculum vitae (including portrait photograph)
  2. List of publications (including invited lectures and research grants)
  3. Up to five reprints of scientific papers authored by the applicant that represent significant achievements
  4. Brief summary of applicant’s research achievements (up to two A4 pages)
  5. Plans for future research and pedagogic interest (up to two A4 pages)
  6. Names and contact information of two persons from whom references can be obtained

Selection procedures

The appointee will be selected based on:

  1. Initial screening of materials submitted
  2. Final screening by interview (only of applicants who have passed the initial screening)

Application deadline

Application materials should arrive by December 5, 2016 (late applications will not be accepted).

Application submission

Prof. Susumu Saito (Department Head)
Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University
Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8602, Japan
Tel: +81-52-789-5945, E-mail: saito.susumu@f.mbox.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Application enquiries

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

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