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Post by Admin on Tue Jan 23 2018, 11:39

Recruitment for Female Assistant Professor at the Institute of Fluid Science (IFS), Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

Candidates must have received a PhD degree or should receive it before the date of appointment. Preference will be given to highly motivated candidates, with an outstanding academic background.

The successful candidate is expected to conduct research activities at Mechanical Systems Evaluation Laboratory at IFS, and create scientific and technological progress on sensing and monitoring that increase reliability and safety of transportation systems and power plants.
1. Experiment and simulation of nondestructive testing (NDT)
2. Development of high temperature sensor
3. Evaluation of materials degradation by NDT.

(1) Salary: The annual income is calculated in accordance with Tohoku University wage regulations, and based on the applicant’s qualifications and experience.
(2) Term: Eight years. Evaluation will be conducted to promote to an associate professor during the term. If not promoted, renewal of contract will be permitted for another 2 years at most.

Deadline for applying: end of January 2018
Starting date: Before April 1, 2018

I. Curriculum Vitae
Please be sure to include your current postal address and e-mail address.

II. Evidence of research results
1: Academic papers (Specify the latest impact factor of the journals as much as possible)
2: Review papers (same as above)
3: Peer-reviewed full length proceedings
4: Publications
5: Invited lectures (international and domestic conferences)
6: Presentations at international conferences other than invited lectures.
7: Experience in organizing international/domestic conferences
8: Experience with patency
9: Background in international/domestic research collaboration
10: Awards received
11: Competitive research funding obtained
12: Other

III. Copy of 5 papers of research results from No.1-No.4 in II above.

IV. Outline of your research results selected in III above (should be 300 words each).

V. Statement describing the applicant’s future research and education plan at IFS.

VI. List of at least 3 academic references: name, name of institution, position title, postal address, telephone number, email address

All documents should be prepared in A4 or letter size format.

Director Shigeru Obayashi
Institute of Fluid Science, Tohoku University
2-1-1, Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 980-8577, Japan
Tel: +81-22-217-5300, Fax:+81-22-217-5311
E-mail: director[at] (replace [at] to @)

Application should be sent by (International) delivery service such as post, EMS, FedEX, DHL, UPS etc. as documents (hard copy) with a description of "Application for Tenure-track Associate Professor Position".
No electric data sent by e-mail or in recording media such as CD-ROM, USB memory etc. are acceptable.

Institute of Fluid Science
Mission of the Institute is to establish new scientific theories, to find practical solutions to various problems that society faces, and to foster young researchers and technicians capable of working internationally, by promoting world-class research in basic research in Fluid Science, its inter-disciplinary research, their applications in priority science and technology areas.

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