Employment Opportunity

Assistant Professor

Toyota Technological Institute
Advanced Science and Technology, Polymer Chemistry Laboratory, Assistant Professor (5-year contract, non-renewable)

Last updated on Aug 02, 2022

Positions Assistant Professor
Number of Positions Available One
Research Field Chemistry
Applied Chemistry (Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry)
Materials Chemistry (Functional Materials, Organic and Hybrid Materials)
Qualifications Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in the relevant field or plans to obtain it by the time of appointment.
The candidate should have the ability to conduct creative research on functional materials based on synthetic organic chemistry in cooperation with Professor Kenta Kokado, and must have sufficient ability and enthusiasm for educating and supervising undergraduate and graduate students.
Starting Date April 1, 2023 (negotiable)
Terms of Employment 5-year contract, non-renewable
Documents to submit (1) A curriculum vitae
Specified format, academic history since high school, work history, and contact information including phone number and e-mail address.
(2) Lists of Research and Educational Achievements

[Research achievements]
1. Original papers (peer-reviewed; indicate the number of citations), 2. Conference presentations, 3. Acquisition of external funds, 4. Publications, 5. Patents and utility models (whether applied for or registered), 6. Awards received for research activities

[Educational achievements]
1. Experience of education, 2. Experience of research guidance for students, 3. Awards received for educational activities, 4. Papers and books related to educational activities
(3) Reprints of 2-3 major papers
(4) A summary of your research and educational achievements to date and your research plans and educational aspirations after assuming the position. (2 pages of A4 paper for each of the summary and aspirations)
(5) Contacts of two references including phone numbers and e-mail addresses

Please obtain the forms for (1), (2) and (5) from here.
Download Form(1)
Download Form(2)
Download Form(5)
Regarding (3) and (4), any format is acceptable.
Deadline for submission October 31, 2022
Inquiry Chairman of the selection committee, Polymer Chemistry Laboratory  
Professor Yukihiro Motoyama
Phone: +81 (0) 52-809-1807
e-mail: motoyama*AT*toyota-ti.ac.jp (Please convert *AT* to @)
The above should be sent to Mr. Masashi Hisamoto,
Human Resources Dept., Toyota Technological Institute,
2-12-1 Hisakata, Tenpaku-ku, Nagoya, Aichi, JAPAN 468-8511
Phone: +81-(0)52-809-1712
Please write in red on sending envelope “Application documents for Assistant Professor of Polymer Chemistry Laboratory" and send by postal registered mail to the above address. The application documents will not be returned.

If applying by e-mail, please send all documents in 1 PDF or ZIP format from JREC-IN below.

Research support grant at the time of appointment: 2 million yen. For more details, please check the following site. https://www.toyota-ti.ac.jp/about/torikumi/research.html

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