|ADDRESS: Furocho, Chikusaku, Nagoya, Japan / POSTAL CODE: 464-8602|
Job Opportunity Associate/Full Professorship for G30 Program
Associate or Full Professor Position for the Global 30 International Graduate Program in Mathematical Science
The Global 30 International Program in Mathematical Science Program, Nagoya University seeks to fill a full-time, temporary position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The successful candidate will teach maximum 8 courses per year (maximum 8 ‘komas’ per year*). As a full-time faculty, he/she will be expected to hold office hours, provide academic advising for students and perform the normal duties associated with teaching.
(*In Japan one course or ‘koma’ is equivalent to one 90 minute lecture per week for 15 weeks)
Possible courses that the successful candidate will be expected to teach:
Nagoya University seeks individuals with demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level, with an interest to teach introductory courses to international students from all over the world in Japan. The initial contract will be starting on June 1, 2012, and terminating on May 31, 2015. Contingent upon job performance, the contract may be renewable for an additional three-year term.
Salary: JPY4,000,000–10,000,000/year (all inclusive, such as taxes, health insurance, daily commuting expenses, etc.);
commensurate with qualifications and experience, based upon institutional policy
To apply, please send your complete application package to:
Office of International Strategic Planning
Contact: G30 (at) math.nagoya-u.ac.jp [in English or Japanese language]
Please enclose the above documents in an envelope and write “Faculty Application for International Programs in Mathematics position; No. TP17” in red ink on the envelope. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Application deadline: November 30, 2011
(Note: Only those selected will be notified for further instructions.)
About Nagoya University
Nagoya University is a comprehensive national research-intensive university in the heart of Japan. With approximately 16,000 students, of which 1,500 are international, Nagoya University is currently ranked 82nd (Academic Ranking of World Universities) and 92nd (Times Higher Education) globally. The critically acclaimed faculties of Nagoya University have won international awards including the Fields Medal, the King Faisal International Prize, and four Nobel Prizes. With the goal of opening up its departments to greater number of international students while helping to cultivate Japanese students who can thrive in an international environment, Nagoya University is currently expanding the number of programs that will be taught entirely in English. Nagoya University is located in the central Chubu region, one of the most powerful manufacturing regions in the world, with a strong concentration of major multinational corporations. The city of Nagoya is the fourth largest in Japan and provides easy access to Tokyo and Kyoto. The cost of living in Nagoya is relatively affordable, and the city boasts a vibrant culture that combines modern and traditional atmospheres, making it a stimulating and comfortable place to live.