Kyoto university, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: 3065-RAP [#21259]
Position Title: Assistant professor (female only)
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Kyoto, Kyoto 606-8502, Japan
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/12/23 11:59AMhelp popup (posted 2022/10/26, updated 2022/10/24, listed until 2022/12/23)
Position Description:    

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Positions Available: One assistant professor (female only). Term of employment: 5 years (reappointment is possible only once after examination, and the term of office after reappointment is 3 years). Work contents: Research and teaching in the Department of Mathematics, Graduate School of Science. Qualifications: 1.The candidate must be female. 2.The candidate must have obtained a doctoral degree by the time of appointment and must be within 7 years of obtaining the degree. 3.The candidate should be able to teach graduate and undergraduate courses and be able to supervise the research of graduate students. In addition, the candidate should be able to contribute to the management of the department. 4. The candidate should be able to give courses in Japanese or English. From the third year of appointment, she is requested to give courses in Japanese. 5.The candidate should not have any other job at the time of appointment. Trial period: 6 months. Salary and allowances: based on Kyoto University's payment standards. Social insurance: MEXT Mutual Aid Association, Employees' Pension, Employment Insurance, and Workers' Accident Compensation Insurance. Research Area: Mathematics. Date of Appointment: As soon as possible after April 1, 2023. Deadline for Application: December 23, 2022, 23:59JST. Application Material: The following (1) to (5) should be combined into one pdf file, and the file name should be CV.pdf. (6) should be a single pdf file for each paper. (1) Curriculum Vitae including the following information: - name, - date of birth, - gender, - current position (main office, title), - address, - contact information (telephone number, e-mail, postal address), - degrees (including the year and university), - educational background (list undergraduate degrees first), - professional experience (list important information only), - awards, - names and contact information for three references who know your work. (2) List of publications (circle three major publications). (3) Research to date and future research plans (approximately 3 A4 or letter-size pages in total). (4) Teaching statement. (5) If Japanese is not your native language, supply at least one of the following: (i) documents proving your Japanese language ability (e.g. a copy of a JPLT result), (ii) a letter of recommendation from a Japanese-speaking mathematician about your Japanese proficiency. (6) Three major papers.

How to apply: Compress the above pdf files (CV.pdf and pdf files of the three papers) into a zip file and submit it electronically from the JREC-IN portal site: Upload must be completed by December 23, 2022, 23:59 JST.

Selection Process: Document review and interview.

Contact information: Inquiries should be addressed to Prof. Tamotsu Ikeda, Director, Faculty Consort of Mathematics, E-mail: jinji2022 (at) (Note: Replace “(at)” with “@”.) or jinji-jimu (at) (Note: Replace “(at)” with “@”.) TEL: +81 (0)75 753 3700 (office)

Note 1.Kyoto University promotes gender equality. This position is open only to female candidates, based on the provisions of Article 8 of the Equal Employment Opportunity Law. 2.By the Act on the Protection of Personal Information, application documents will be used only for employment screening. We will not disclose, transfer, or lend your application documents to any third party without just cause. Please note that application materials will not be returned. 3.The successful candidate will be assigned to the Faculty Consort of Mathematics and will work in the Department of Mathematics, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University. 4.The Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, is committed to raising the awareness of faculty members and students regarding compliance in research activities. 5.Kyoto University supports faculty members and students in balancing education, research, and work with family life. ( 6.Please indicate in your CV if there are life events (such as childbirth, childcare, or nursing care, etc.) that you wish to be considered by the hiring committee. 7.Please refer to the web page ( for various information on the Department of Mathematics, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto university.

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