Job Announcement For Assistant Professor At The Laboratory Of Veterinary Small Animal Internal Medicine, Iwate University

Universities and Institutes of Japan
February 16, 2024
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1 Feb 2024

Job Information


Iwate University

Research Field


Medical sciences

Environmental science


Agricultural sciences

Pharmacological sciences

Biological sciences


Ethics in health sciences


Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)

Established Researcher (R3)



Application Deadline

16 Feb 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 The section of veterinary clinical science at Iwate University consists of the small animal clinic and the farm animal clinic. The small animal clinic includes the small animal internal medicine and the small animal surgery. This job announcement is to fill the position of Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Agriculture in charge of the diagnostic pathology of Small Animal Internal Medicine.

Work content and job description Major responsibilities include Clinical Oncology (shared), Hematology and Autoimmune diseases (shared), Metabolic diseases and toxicology (shared), Small Animal: Basic & Applied Practice in Veterinary Internal Medicine (shared), Hands-on Practice in Veterinary Clinic I-VI (shared), as well as university common education courses and specialized undergraduate basic courses (shared). Major responsibilities include medical work on the section of veterinary internal medicine and veterinary clinical oncology at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Iwate University.

Assigned department Existing departments

Work location Address 020-8550 Iwate 3-18-8 Ueda, Morioka Iwate University Faculty of Agriculture

Number of hired Number of hired:1 person(s) Hiring date:2024-06-01 00:00:00 Starting date:2024-06-01 00:00:00

Requirements Additional Information


Compensation Annual salary:5 million yen - 7 million yen Wages description:Paid in accordance with the University's regulations. (Annual salary system. (However, retirement allowance will be paid at the time of retirement)) Working hours:08:30-17:15 Holidays :Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, year-end and New Year holidays Overtime and other explanations:Discretionary work system for professional work based on the employment regulations for employees of Iwate University, a national university corporation (It is regarded as having worked 7 hours and 45 minutes per day.) Employment type:Regular employee Employment type description:Full-time Contract period:Nontenured-Tenure-track Contract period description:Term of employment: 5 (five) years A tenure review will be conducted by seven months prior to the expiration of the 5 year tenure-track term. Tenure (assistant professor, permanent) will be granted if the applicant is deemed to achieve the target values required for granting tenure. An interim evaluation will be conducted by three years from the start of employment. In case that particularly outstanding achievement is observed in the interim evaluation, the eligibility for granting tenure may be discussed at that time. Please refer to the regulations regarding the tenure track system in Iwate University at the web site below. Regulations on the Iwate University Tenure Track System (in Japanese) https: // www.… Probationary period:Probationary period absent

Various systems

Insurance Others:Social insurance: Unemployment insurance, workers' accident compensation insurance, and membership in the Mutual Aid Association of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

Measures for preventing passive smoking at the workplace No smoking on the premises

Supplementary explanation of compensation

Additional comments

Iwate University is promoting diversity and is taking the following measures to increase and retain diverse researchers.

- Up to 2,000,000 yen for start-up expenses (research expenses) will be provided. Tenure-track faculty members (Assistant Professors) will receive a research grant of 2,000,000 yen in a lump sum for 2 years from the date of hire.

- Priority will be given to women (in cases where performance and qualification evaluations are deemed equal) - Up to 200,000 yen of retention fund (research expenses) will be provided. Female Lecturers and Assistant Professors assigned to the university will receive 200,000 yen in a lump sum as research expenses for 2 years from the date of hire. - Any maternity, childcare, or family care leave taken before or after childbirth will be taken into consideration during the selection process (regardless of gender, please specify the period of leave in your resume). - Various support for work-life balance: https: // Dual residence allowance system, next generation development support (support for balancing childbirth and childcare) and family caregiver support, on-campus childcare center, on-campus childcare space, etc. - Career support for female researchers: https: // Research supporters/assistants assignment system, buyout system dedicated for female researchers, overseas dispatch program for female researchers global career development, etc. Support will be provided as needed through the initiative project for realizing diversity in the research environment (female leader development type) subsidized by the MEXT funds: https: //

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