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The Division of Physics, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba, has an opening for a tenure-track assistant professor position under the “Program for Promoting the Enhancement of Research Universities”. Applications from interested individuals are encouraged.

 

1. Position:

 

                Tenure-track assistant professor

 

2. Field of research and job description

 

                Nuclear physics, experiment.

                Participate in one of the experiments at the CERN Large Hadron Collider or at

                BNL Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collider, and play leading roles in physics analyses

                on Quark Gluon Plasma, operations and upgrades of the detectors for future

                programs. Spend most of the time (at least two years) at an overseas institute

                (CERN, BNL or another university), and conduct research there in close

                collaboration with the mentors at the overseas institute and the University of

                Tsukuba.

 

3. Other duties:

 

                In addition to research, the successful candidate will be involved in education

                both at the graduate and undergraduate levels (Department of Physics, Graduate

                School of Pure and Applied Sciences, and College of Physics, School of Science

                and Engineering), for example guiding the graduate students resident at or

                visiting the overseas institute and the undergraduate students at the lab.

 

4. Starting date:

 

                As soon as possible after the decision is made.

 

5. Terms of Appointment:

 

                Until March 31, 2018.

                Evaluated in the final year of the term, and if satisfactory, eligible to become a

                tenured assistant professor as of April 1, 2018. Publications of internationally

                co-authored papers in top-profile international journals will be one of the

                criteria for tenure.

 

6. Conditions of employment/salaries:

 

                The salary will be paid in an annual salary system (fixed term). (Financial

                source: “Program for Promoting the Enhancement of Research Universities”)

 

7. Qualification:

 

                * Ph.D. in experimental nuclear physics or related field

 

8. Documents to be submitted (in Japanese or in English):

 

                * Curriculum Vitae (with a picture)

                * List of publications/accomplishments in research and education

                * Reprints or copies of five most important papers (at least four must be

                  published within the past five years)

                * List of grants acquired

                * Summary of research accomplishments

                * Statements on research and education

                * Name of a proposed mentor at an overseas institute, and a status of

                  arrangements with the mentor

                * Two letters of recommendation or reference

 

                The documents will not be returned to applicants.

 

9. Application deadline:

 

                Must be received by June 26, 2014.

 

10. Application documents:

 

                To be sent by a registered or certified mail to the following address.

                Mark it as “TT Application, ENP” on the envelope.

                The letters of recommendation/reference should either (a) be sent together with

                the application documents, or (b) be sent directly by the references to the

                following address.

 

11. Documents should be addressed to:

 

                Kazuhiro Yabana

                Chair, Division of Physics, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences

                University of Tsukuba

                Tennoudai 1-1-1, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki-ken 305-8571, Japan

                Tel: +81-29-853-4202

                Fax: +81-29-853-4492

                Email: yabana@nucl.ph.tsukuba.ac.jp

 

12. Inquiries:

 

                ShinIchi Esumi

                Division of Physics, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences

                University of Tsukuba

                Tennoudai 1-1-1, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki-ken 305-8571, Japan

                Tel: +81-29-853-4249 / 6121

                Fax: +81-29-853-4249

                Email: esumi.shinichi.gn@u.tsukuba.ac.jp