Faculty Position Opening (Full Professor) At Hokkaido University, Research Institute For Electronic Science

Universities and Institutes of Japan
May 31, 2024
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28 Mar 2024

Job Information


Hokkaido University

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Researcher Profile

Leading Researcher (R4)



Application Deadline

31 May 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 Research Institute for Electronic Science (RIES), Hokkaido University, is recruiting a full professor as follows. This is an open recruitment based on the spirit of the “Hokkaido University's statement on the promotion of Diversity & Inclusion.” RIES comprises three research divisions (Optical Science, Materials Science, and Life Science), two research centers (a Green Nanotechnology Research Center and a Research Center of Mathematics for Social Creativity), a collaborative research division, and co-creation research support. We aim to develop interdisciplinary science that integrates optical science, materials science, life science, and mathematics.

Work content and job description Contents of the research field: An interdisciplinary research field related to materials science, focusing on synthesizing functional materials in the range of atomic-molecular to bulk using chemical methods and commits to realizing a sustainable society in the future.

The Professor will broadly engage in joint research with researchers in the RIES, Hokkaido University, the Crossover Alliance1), and collaborators in the Network Joint Research Center for Materials and Devices2), as well as in international joint research. It is desirable to implement such joint research activities, leading to green innovation through industry-academia collaborations in the future. 1): https: // alliance.tagen.tohoku.ac.jp/english/ 2): https: // five-star.sanken.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/

Job content: (Immediately after hiring) The selected candidate will work for the research described in 4. Contents of the research field at the Research Institute for Electronic Science, and will be in charge of educating graduate students in the Division of Environmental Materials Science in the Graduate School of Environmental Science. (https: // www. ees.hokudai.ac.jp/material/?lang=en) (Scope of change) No change

Assigned department Newly established departments Date of new establishment:1 April 2025

Work location Address 001-0020 Hokkaido Kita 20 Nishi 10, Kita-ku, Sapporo,

Number of hired Number of hired:1 person(s) Hiring date:2025-04-01 00:00:00 Starting date:2025-04-01 00:00:00

Requirements Additional Information


Compensation Leading Researcher (R4) Annual salary:7 million yen - 10 million yen Wages description:The salary is determined in accordance with National University Corporation Hokkaido University Salary Regulations for Faculty Subject to the Annual Salary System. Working hours:08:30-17:00 Break time:12:15-13:00 Holidays :Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays, Year-end and New Year holidays (December 29−January 3), and days designated by Hokkaido University Overtime and other explanations:Discretionary labor system for professional work based on consent () or Fixed working hours system will be applied. ( The working hours for a day are deemed as 7 hours and 45 minutes) Employment type:Regular employee Contract period:Tenured Probationary period:Probationary period present Probationary period description:Three months

Various systems


Measures for preventing passive smoking at the workplace Smoking in designated areas only.

Supplementary explanation of compensation Salary: The salary is determined in accordance with National University Corporation Hokkaido University Salary Regulations for Faculty Subject to the Annual Salary System.

Benefits: Health insurance and pension applicable under the regulations of The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Mutual Aid Association, Employees' Pension, Workers' Accident Compensation Insurance, and Employment Insurance

Hokkaido University is committed to supporting all researchers in balancing their education/research activities with their personal life, and creating an environment where they can be active. For specific information, please visit the D&I website (https: // www. dei.hokudai.ac.jp/en/). This website contains information on nursery schools (https: // www. dei.hokudai.ac.jp/en/tips/nursery/) and Research assistant Support (https: // www. dei.hokudai.ac.jp/en/activities/service/kenkyuhojo/).

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