Full-time Specially Appointed Associate Professor

1. Job Title and Number of Positions Available
Specially Appointed Associate Professor, 1 position
2. Affiliation
International Platform for Dryland Research and Education, Tottori University
3. Work Location
Arid Land Research Center, Tottori University
1390 Hamasaka, Tottori, Japan 680-0001
4. Job Description
  • (1) Conduct and/or supervise basic and/or applied research on various global issues;
  • (2) Educate and build students’ capacity to take part in resolving various issues and challenges on a global scale;
  • (3) Conduct survey and research on global education and develop effective global education system;
  • (4) Coordinate joint activities between Tottori University and overseas organizations.
5. Working Arrangement
Full-time (annual salary)
6. Remuneration
Conditions of employment including salary are subject to the regulations of Tottori University.
References:
 ● Work Rules for Tottori University Specially Appointed Employees
 ● Provisions for Salaries of Tottori University Specially Appointed Employees
7. Startdate of Employment
Earliest possible date on or after October 1, 2017
8. End of Employment
March 31, 2019
9. Qualifications and Other Requirements
  • (1) The applicant must have a PhD degree;
  • (2) The applicant must have sufficient ability and experience to fulfill duties stated in part 4 “job description”;
  • (3) The applicant must have extensive knowledge on environment and societies in drylands and developing countries;
  • (4) The applicant must have extensive knowledge of global education; having extensive experience in the field of global education;
  • (5) The applicant must be a native English speaker or have its equivalent proficiency.
10. Documents Required
  • (1) Dossier ( use attached form );
  • (2) Copies of a maximum of 30 publications of “4. Books/Book Chapters”, “5. Refereed Journal” and “6. Reviews, Research Reports, Proceedings, etc.” listed in the Dossier. If publications are in print, copies of acceptance letters from the Journals or publishers should submitted. For “7. Patents”, documents describing the publication number of the patent should be provided;
  • (3) Summary of major research achievements mainly related to dryland and its challenges. (Maximum 2 pages in A4 size paper);
  • (4) Future research plan/objectives at International Platform for Dryland Research and Education (maximum 2 pages in A4 size paper).
11. Screeing System
The first screening will be based on documents submitted. The final screening will be based on the interview (online interview available).
12. Application Deadline
Friday, June 9, 2017 (via Email)
13. Method of Submission
Please submit electronic copies of required documents to tsunekawa@alrc.tottori-u.ac.jp
14. Inquiries and Emails Address for Submission
Atsushi Tsunekawa, PhD
Head of Strategic Management Office
International Platform for Dryland Research and Education, Tottori University
E-mail: tsunekawa@alrc.tottori-u.ac.jp
Apr 17 2017