Recruitment


Professor position available at Mechano-informatics, Division of Mechanical Engineering

2018/05/28

Professor position available at Mechano-informatics,

Division of Mechanical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University

 

 

1Job type

 Professor, 1 person

 

2Department

 Area of Mechano-informatics, Division of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Science and Bioengineering, Graduate School of Engineering Science

 (Course of Mechanical Science for undergraduate education in School of Engineering Science)

 

3Research field

 Mechano-informatics, intelligent mechanics, robotics, mechatronics, control engineering, and related mechanical science field

 

4Teaching subjects

 1) Graduate classes in mechano-informatics at Division of Mechanical Engineering

 2) Undergraduate classes in mechanical science at Course of Mechanical Science

 

5Qualifications

 An applicant should have

 1) a degree of either Ph.D. or Doctor,

 2) excellent educational experience in universities or research institutions for Ph.D. program,

 3) distinguished research record in the above-mentioned research fields, and ability and enthusiasm in opening up a new horizon for the field as well as in multi-disciplinary research concerning mechanical science.

 

6Anticipated starting date

 April 1, 2019 or later

 

7Employment status

 Full-time (tenured)

 

8Probation Period

 6 month

 

9Work hours

 To be determined in accordance with  “Regulations Pertaining to Working Hours, Holidays and Leave for National University Corporation Osaka University Staf” under the discretionary labor system for professional work

 http://www.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/guide/information/joho/kitei_shugyou.html 

 

10Compensation

 To be determined in accordance with “Salary Regulations for National University Corporation Osaka University” (monthly-salary system)

 http://www.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/guide/information/joho/kitei_shugyou.html 

 

11Social insurance

 Eligible forNational Public Service Personnel Mutual Aid Associations, Employment insurance, and Workers' Accident compensation insurance.

 

12Work location

 Toyonaka Campus at Osaka University (1-3 Machikaneyama, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan)

 

13Required documents (both printed documents and electronic files are required)

 1) A CV including portrait, current address, telephone/e-mail contact information, educational qualifications, professional (academic) experiences, rewards and punishments

 2) A publication list sectioned for (a) Peer-reviewed or refereed original papers, (b) Peer-reviewed international conference proceedings, (c) non-peer-reviewed international conference proceedings, (d) Review papers, (e) Book or chapters. Each publication must include names of all authors, journal name, publisher name, year, volume, number, and pages

 3) Reprints or copies of 10 papers of those most representing the candidates' research

 4) A personal statement describing the candidate's research details by referring papers in the publication list as a document within two pages

 5) Academic awards with their brief descriptions

 6) Patents with their brief descriptions

 7) Academic societies and social activities

 8) A list of research grants awarded as a principal investigator

 9) A concise personal statement describing about the future vision for research and that about education after the assignment in the department (each of them within one page)

 10) A list of two references to whom the University can ask for opinions on the research and education experiences of the candidate.

 

14Closing date for applications

  September 21, 2018

 

15Selection process

  The Selection Committee qualifies all candidates, based on the documents submitted. An interview may be scheduled, if necessary, and will be informed to selected candidates.

 

16Document submission

  The required documents must be submitted both in hard copy and in digital media (USB flush drive or CD-R / DVD-R) storing the documents in PDF format. Write “Application documents for Professorat Division of Mechanical Engineering” in red ink on the front of the envelope. Applications should be received to the following contact via regular (postal) mail by the closing date for applications. We do not accept submissions by email.The university will not return your application documents and digital media.

  Postal address for document submission:

  Division chair, Prof. Kazuyasu Sugiyama

  Division of Mechanical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering Science,

Osaka University

  1-3 Machikaneyama, Toyonaka, Osaka 5608531 Japan

 

17Contact details

  Prof. Shigenobu Ogata

  Division of Mechanical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering Science,

Osaka University

  1-3 Machikaneyama, Toyonaka, Osaka 5608531 Japan

  Email: ogata@me.es.osaka-u.ac.jp

 

18Additional information

  1) The information about the departments may be found at the following URLs:

   - Department of Mechanical Science and Bioengineering

   http://www.me.es.osaka-u.ac.jp/msb_en/  

   - Division of Mechanical Engineering

   http://www.me.es.osaka-u.ac.jp/msb_en/organization/mechanicalengineering/index.html

   - Mechanical Science Course

   http://www.es.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/department/school/sci.html#sci1 

  2) Additional documents may be asked for clarification when necessary.  No traveling allowance will be provided to any of the interviewees.

  3) Personal information contained in the application documents will be used solely for the purpose of screening applicants, and never for any other purposes.

  4) An equal opportunity is offered to this open position regardless of gender or disability. 

  Details of this job opportunity may be subject to change when necessary.

 

19Recruiter

  National University Corporation Osaka University

 

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