【Application period extended】 Faculty Position Opening for the Department of Design Strategy, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University (Professor or Associate Professor, 1 person)     【公募延長】九州大学大学院芸術工学研究院デザインストラテジー部門教員(教授または准教授1名)の募集について

We are currently looking for a faculty member at Department of Design Strategy, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University as below.

1.Title: Professor or Associate Professor related to the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals)

2.Institution: Kyushu University(URL http://www.kyushu-u.ac.jp/en/ )

3.Department: Social System Design, Department of Design Strategy, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University     (URL  http://www.design.kyushu-u.ac.jp/kyushu-u/english/index )

4.Number of Positions: Professor or Associate Professor, 1 person

5.Content of Job:
1) Plan and manage international projects at the Center for Designed Futures of Kyushu University.
2) Plan and manage international symposiums and special lectures related to design activities.
3) Develop international networks with universities and industry.
4) Education and research activities, others.

6.Location: Kyushu University, Ohashi Campus
    4-9-1 Shiobaru, Minami-ku, Fukuoka, 815-8540, JAPAN
7.Employment status: 3 years (extension possible)

8.Date of appointment (starting date): December 1, 2018 or anytime after

9.Qualifications: The applicant must have comprehensive understanding and interest in the study of design, and fulfills the following conditions.

1) Research and practical educational experience outside of Japan.
2) Ph.D. degree or equivalent level is required.
3) Have enthusiasm and qualifications to promote the advancement of the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals).
4) Have research that has wide vision of design and a global network.
5) Promote the international design hub concept by organizing events, symposiums and global networking with other universities and companies.
6) Utilizing the global network to develop intellectual property and an international standardization.
7) Native English speaker or the equivalent level. Conversation level of Japanese.

10.Compensation: Standard Kyushu University employment regulations apply, according to applicants’ research and education career.

11.Attached documents: Applicants are requested to submit the following documents.
1) CV with a photograph. Please include your academic career (from high school graduation and onward), job experience, and academic associations including your duties and any committee work.
2) A copy of the certificate of your Ph.D. degree.
3) List of academic achievements, including 1) original papers (separate refereed papers from non-refereed ones), 2) coauthored papers, 3) academic books, and 4) conference presentations, 5) educational experience, 6) products/creations, 7) others you consider worthy.
4) One copy of each of the best academic papers (up to five).
5) List of international projects, social contributions, international contributions towards design activities.
6) List of international networks related to design which you belong to.
7) List of government grants, joint research and private grants.
8) Two references (name, affiliation, and contact information).
9) Statement of purpose for this job (approximately 750 words).
* Other supporting documents you feel significant can be accepted. 
* Application documents will not be returned.
* Personal information included in attached documents will not be used for other purposes than the selection procedure.
12.Submission of Application Documents: Applicants should send the aforementioned application materials by registered mail to the following address:
    Prof. Shigeki Inoue, Department of Design Strategy, Kyushu University
    4-9-1 Shiobaru, Minami-ku, Fukuoka, 815-8540, JAPAN
    E-mail: s-inoue@design.kyushu-u.ac.jp
*Add on the front of envelope in red
"Application for Position in Department of Design Strategy".

13.Application period:Until August 16, 2018(Deadline for receipt: 17:00)

14.Evaluation Process: Candidates will be chosen by document review.
  *Interview will be conducted for those who pass the document review.
  *Interview transportation costs are the responsibility of the applicant.

Other Notes:
1) Kyushu University endeavors to achieve full gender equity in employment opportunities in the spirit of the Basic Act for Gender Equal Society (Act No. 78 of 1999). For more information, access the website of Kyushu University’s Office for the Promotion of Gender Equality available at: http://danjyo.kyushu-u.ac.jp/en/index.php
2) Kyushu University carries out screening for employment in full accordance with the guidance of the Basic Act for Persons with Disabilities (Act No.84 of 1970); the Act for Promoting Employment of Persons with Disabilities (Act No. 123 of 1960); and the Act on Promoting Elimination of Discrimination due to Disabilities (Act No. 65 of 2013).




2.機関名:国立大学法人 九州大学(URL http://www.kyushu-u.ac.jp/ja/ )

       (URL http://www.design.kyushu-u.ac.jp/ )

4.募集人員:教授または准教授 1名

1) 未来デザイン学センターでの国際プロジェクトの企画、運営。
2) デザインに関するシンポジウム、講演会などの企画、開催。
3) 大学や産業界の国際的なネットワークの構築。
4) 教育研究活動、その他。

       〒815-8540 福岡市南区塩原4丁目9番1号



1) 日本国外での教育研究に関する実績あるいは実務経験を有すること。
2) 博士の学位もしくは同等の能力を有すること。
3) SDGs(Sustainable Development Goals)の目標に掲げられている社会的課題の解決に関する研究や実践的な活動に熱意を持って取り組むことができること。
4) 広義のデザインに関する研究実績と海外のネットワークを有すること。
5) デザインの国際拠点形成のために、国際機関、海外の政府や大学、企業など異なる人々と社会連携するプロジェクトを推進できること。
6) 知的財産戦略や国際標準化など広く社会システムのデザインにつなげる意欲があること。
7) 英語を母国語とするか、または同等の能力を有すること。外国人の場合は、日本語での日常会話が可能なこと。


1) 履歴書(顔写真付き、卒業した高校およびそれ以降の学歴、職歴、所属学会および役職・委員歴等)。
2) 学位(博士)証明書の写し。
3) 教育研究業績(①審査付学術誌の原著論文 ②その他の論文等 ③学術的著書等 ④学会における発表 ⑤教育に関わる活動、⑥作品、⑦その他必要と判断されるものに分類して記載)。
4) 主要論文の別刷り(5編以内、各1部、コピー可)。
5) デザインに関する国際プロジェクト、社会貢献、国際貢献の活動実績。
6) 自身が所属するデザインに関する国際ネットワーク。
7) 科学研究費・共同研究・受託研究等競争的研究資金の獲得状況。
8) 応募者について意見を伺える方2名以上の氏名、所属および連絡先。
〒815-8540 福岡市南区塩原4-9-1 九州大学大学院芸術工学研究院
       デザインストラテジー部門 井上滋樹 宛
       E-mail: s-inoue@design.kyushu-u.ac.jp

13.募集期間: 2018年8月16日まで(17時必着)


 備 考
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掲載期間 2018.07.20 〜 2018.08.16