7th Job Openings for Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions through the HIRAKU Consortium, Japan (Statistics / Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) / Hiroshima University)
Hiroshima University, Yamaguchi University, and Tokushima University have jointly established a consortium called “Home for Innovative Researchers and Academic Knowledge Users (HIRAKU).” The consortium focuses on human resource development and the allocation of young researchers and graduate students in cooperation with firms, universities, and institutes in the Chugoku and Shikoku regions.
Supported by Funds for the Development of Human Resources in Science and Technology through Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), the consortium aims to improve regional potential in science, technology, and innovation. As a main part of its activities, the member organizations of the Consortium has launched a joint call for applications for tenure-track researcher’s positions from promising young researchers within and outside Japan in order to promote in these regions them and encourage them to become distinguished researchers. For these purposes, the ideal candidate for the position will be required to conduct active independent research in the specified research fields as a tenure-track assistant professor at each university, collaborate with diverse actors, contribute to the Consortium, and develop research careers in an uncertain world.
For this job opening, Hiroshima University invites applications for one full-time tenure-track assistant professor position in Statistics.
The deadline for submitting the application is 10 a.m. on May 15, 2017 (Japan Standard Time).