Director And Professor By Special Appointment, Town & Gown Institute Of Innovation For The Future

Universities and Institutes of Japan
July 31, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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9 May 2024

Job Information


Hiroshima University


Department of Research and Academia-Government-Community Collaboration Support

Research Field






Agricultural sciences

Environmental science




Researcher Profile

Leading Researcher (R4)



Application Deadline

31 Jul 2024 - 23:59 (UTC)

Type of Contract


Job Status

Not Applicable

Hours Per Week

See description

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme

Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Background of the recruitment and description of the project Background of the recruitment and description of the project Hiroshima University established the Town & Gown Institute of Innovation for the Future on April 1, 2022. The Institute promotes the Hiroshima University Town & Gown vision from an academic standpoint as a project aimed at building a hub for new regional revitalization models that will facilitate social transformation towards realizing a sustainable society. More specifically, it develops entrepreneurial human resources who are proficient in a wide range of areas spanning creative innovation to the social implementation of new innovations and can also conduct technical research to contribute to the SDGs, EBPM, and DX research. These, in turn, perpetuate and accelerate the cycle of innovation and social implementation and should be conducted alongside regional revitalization research that facilitates social implementation on a regional scale. The institute is seeking the following person who will be responsible for organizational management as the director of the institute while also strengthening and enhancing its research promotion system and research environment. https: //

Work content and job description Perform the following tasks related to the management of government-academia- industry joint research and collaborative projects: (1) Liaise with the Hiroshima University Town & Gown Office Project through organizational management as the director of the Town & Gown Institute of Innovation for the Future (https: // (2) Promote research strategies (research and analyze policy information and research capabilities, formulate research strategies, and evaluate research) (3) Establish research projects (planning and drafting, negotiations, prepare application materials, planning and proposals for researcher networking, etc.) (4) Execute research projects (external negotiations and coordination, progress management, budget management, assessment responses, prepare report materials, etc.) (5) Conduct information gathering, analysis, and planning for decision- making as part of institute management using IR (6) Provide support for regional revitalization and community development (promote cooperation with local governments and other related organizations and lead the planning, drafting, and implementation of regional revitalization programs while also planning, drafting, and negotiating regarding the meetings, events, etc., such programs require) (7) Strengthen societal relationships through industry-academia-government collaboration, public relations, etc. (8) Conduct international joint research and other research activities (9) Perform other tasks necessary for the management of the institute

Assigned department Existing departments

Work location Address 739-8528 Hiroshima 1-4-4, Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima City

Number of hired Number of hired:1 person(s)

Requirements Additional Information


Compensation Annual salary:9 million yen Wages description:The salary will be determined in accordance with the rules and regulations applicable to appointment and dismissal, salary, working hours, holidays, and vacation of contract staff conducting education and research at Hiroshima University. Working hours:08:30-17:00 Break time:12:00-12:45 Holidays :Saturday, Sunday, holidays, the end of year break (December 29-January 3) Overtime and other explanations:If the applicant agrees to be subject to the discretionary labor system for specialized work, they will be regarded as working 7 hours and 45 minutes per day and 38 hours and 45 minutes per week. Employment type:Regular employee Employment type description:Subject to the discretionary labor system for specialized work Contract period:Nontenured Contract period description:Employment period: From the recruitment date to March 31, 2025 (This may be updated depending on work performance and employment expenses. The upper limit for renewal is until March 31, 2027. Probationary period:Probationary period present Probationary period description:Trial period 6 months There will be no change in treatment.

Various systems Pay increase system:available Retirement age:available

Insurance Employees' Health Insurance:available Employees' Pension Insurance:available Worker's accident insurance:available Employment insurance:available

Measures for preventing passive smoking at the workplace Hiroshima University implements a complete smoking prohibition on campus.

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