Faculty Position Opening for the Environmental Design Course, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University (Professor, 1 person)

Title: Faculty Position Opening for the Environmental Design Course, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University
(Professor, 1 person)
We are currently looking for a faculty member at Environmental Design Course, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University as below.

1.Title: Professor related to the building structure

2.Institution: Kyushu University(URL )

3.Department: Environmental Design Course, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University
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4.Number of Positions: Professor, 1 person

5.Educational Duties: Successful candidate will be expected to teach the following subjects and supervise research activities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in English or Japanese.
Environmental Design BasicsⅡ, Space Design Practice, Structural MechanicsⅠ, Structural Mechanics Ⅱ, Structural Planning I, Structural Planning Ⅱ, Structural Engineering Laboratory, Senior Project Ⅰ, Senior Project Ⅱ, System Design of Disaster Prevention, Advanced Seminar Ⅰ, Advanced Seminar Ⅱ

6.Location: Kyushu University, Ohashi Campus
4-9-1 Shiobaru, Minami-ku, Fukuoka, 815-8540, JAPAN

7.Employment status: Full-time (no fixed term)

8.Date of appointment (starting date): December 1, 2022 (Scheduled)

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

1) Ph.D. degree or equivalent level is required.
2) Have excellent research achievements in the field of earthquake-resistant structures of buildings, especially in the field of reinforced concrete structures.
3) Have Research on seismic safety and seismic performance of buildings to improve the resilience of cities and regions against disasters, and a record of social contributions related to such research.
4) Have achievements in peer-reviewed academic papers, book writing, or other publications in which he/she is the first author.
5) Have a graduate research supervisory qualification (doctoral degree) or equivalent teaching or research supervisory experience.
6) Have a track record of obtaining competitive external funds such as Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI), of which the applicant is the principal investigator.
7) Able to participate cooperatively in the administrative operations of the department, faculty, and school.

1) Wages: An annual salary system (introduced on April 1, 2020) will be applied.
The amount of annual salary will be determined based on experience and other factors in accordance with the relevant regulations of the University.
2) Working hours: The hours worked will be considered as 7 hours and 45 minutes under the discretionary work system for specialized work.
3) Holidays: Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, and year-end and New Year holidays (December 29 through January 3)
4) Insurance: Employment insurance, workers’ accident compensation insurance, health insurance, and employee pension

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11.Attached documents: Applicants are requested to submit the following documents.
   *Forms 1) through 7) can be downloaded from the URL below.
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) Educational and research achievements
3) Research teaching achievement record
4) List of activities related to education
5) Activities in academic societies and society (academic associations, positions and committee memberships, committee memberships at major conferences, etc.)
6) List of obtaining competitive research funds such as Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, joint research, and funded research (representative portion)
7) List of accomplishments regarding social and international contributions
8) Reprints of major publications (not more than 5, 1 copy each, photocopies acceptable)
9) Names, affiliations, and contact information (no form) of at least two persons who can give their opinions about the applicant
10) Summary of research to date (no form; approximately 1,000 words on A4 paper)
11) Statement of purpose for education and research activities in arts and engineering (no form, about 1,000 words on A4 paper)

* 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. Tetsuya UKAI, Environmental Design Course, Kyushu University
4-9-1 Shiobaru, Minami-ku, Fukuoka, 815-8540, JAPAN
E-mail: TEL :092(553)4478
*Add on the front of envelope in red “Application for Position in Environmental Design Course “.

13.Application period:Until August 1, 2022(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:
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).
3) For more information about the Faculty of design, please visit our web site
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