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Faculty Search for Full Professor of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry,
Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo

1. Job title and number of positions available
One position at the full Professor level (tenured)
2. Field of expertise
Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry in a broad sense
3. Qualification Requirements
Outstanding achievements in research and strong motivation and potential for conducting research and for education for graduate as well as undergraduate students. A doctoral degree is required.
4. Date of Commencement of Employment
As early as possible after April 1, 2022
5. Term of Employment
Non fixed-term
6. Probation Period
6 months from the date of employment
7. Place of Work
The Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo (7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo)
8. Affiliation
The Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
9. Content of Work Duties
In addition to their own research, the successful candidate will be expected to promote interdisciplinary education through teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels
10. Working Hours
Based on the discretionary work system for professional work, working hours are deemed to be 7 hours and 45 minutes per day.
11. Days off
Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays and end-of-year holidays (December 29 to January 3)
12. Paid Leave
Annual leave, summer leave, bereavement leave etc.
13. Wages, etc.
Basic Salary will be decided after taking into account the successful candidate’s academic and professional background, etc. There is a system for regular wage raises.
14. Allowances
Bonus (twice a year), commuting allowance, and other allowances decided by the University of Tokyo
15. Insurance
The successful candidate will be automatically enrolled in the insurance scheme provided by the Mutual Aid Association of MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) and employment insurance.
16. Application materials required
(1) Curriculum vitae
(2) List of publications, invited lectures and research grants
(3) Reprints of 10 original articles
(4) Description on previous research achievements and their scientific significance (A4, two pages maximum)
(5) Description on future research plans (A4, two pages maximum)
(6) Two letters of recommendation
17. Application Deadline
All documents must be arrived on or before Friday, 30th July 2021.
18. Document submission
All documents should be submitted as email attachments in pdf format.
Applications should be sent to:
Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
Prof. Shin-ichi Ohkoshi, Vice-chair
E-mail:
An acknowledgement will be sent within 2 working days of receipt of the application documents.
19. Name of Recruiter
The University of Tokyo
20. Contact Information for Inquiries
Prof. Mitsuhiko Shionoya
Department of Chemistry
Graduate School of Science
The University of Tokyo
Email:
Tel: +81 (0)3-5841-8061