[ecoop-info] Open position: Lecturer in Computer Science (non-tenured, 3--5 yrs, deadline 2020-04-27)

Atsushi Igarashi igarashi at kuis.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Mon Mar 23 03:17:59 CET 2020

Department of Communications and Computer Engineering, Graduate School
of Informatics, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan has one lecturer
position starting from October 1st, 2020. Kyoto University is one of
the top universities in Japan.

Institution: Kyoto University
School: Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University
Department: Department of Communications and Computer Engineering
URL of Dept.: http://www.cce.i.kyoto-u.ac.jp/
Institution type: National university

Content of job information:

# Job details:

* Research and education for the International Courses in the Department
* Education for the Institute for Liberal Arts and Sciences, in particular teaching courses on informatics in English (such as Introduction to Algorithms)
* Field of Specialization: Foundational Areas in Computer Science
* Work Location: Yoshida Campus (Yoshida-Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan)
* Starting date: October 1st, 2020 (or before)

Research field: Area – Informatics, Discipline – Computer Science
Job type: Non-tenured Lecturer

Employment status: 3-year fixed term contract (an extension to 5 years is possible, depending on performance)

Probation period: Six months in accordance with the regulations of Kyoto University

Work Location: Yoshida Campus


The successful candidate should have the following items:# a Ph.D. degree in informatics or related areas;
* an excellent record in his/her research in fundamental areas in Computer Science;
* ability to teach courses in English on informatics (such as Introduction to Algorithms, and Introduction to Formal Language Theory) at the undergraduate level in liberal arts education, and to teach some courses in English at the Graduate School of Informatics;
* experience in graduate and/or undergraduate education in these areas and strong interest in international education; and
* very high-level (native-like) proficiency in English

Although it is not mandatory, it is desirable that he or she is fluent in Japanese.

* Working conditions: Working hours: 38 hours 45 minutes per week under the flexible-hours system. Days off: Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays, Year-end and New Year holidays, Foundation Day, and summer vacation.
* Salary: Annual salary based on qualifications and experience is determined in accordance with the existing employment regulations of Kyoto University
* Allowance: No allowance for commuting expenses, housing expenses, bonuses, etc. is provided. 
* Social insurance: Eligible for MEXT* mutual aid association membership, employment insurance, and workers’ compensation

Deadline of Application: April 27, 2020

Application method:

Applicants should prepare the following items in PDF:
* CV;
* publication list;
* summary of 3 major publications and copies of these papers;
* names, affiliations, and mail addresses of two references; 
* statement of research and education plans (about three pages), which must include a synopsis of a liberal art course on Introduction to Computer Science.

All documents should be archived in a single ZIP file, which should be uploaded via JREC-IN Portal (https://jrecin.jst.go.jp). (Look for the entry with data number D120030926.)

[Selection process]
* Screening by document review
* Candidates may be interviewed. They will be informed in detail about the interview. 

[Contact details]
Prof. Eiji Oki
Graduate School of Informatics,
Kyoto University, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan. 
oki at i.kyoto-u.ac.jp

* Personal information that is provided in an application will not be used for any purpose other than screening for employment. 
* The selection result will be sent by e-mail.
* A successful candidate may not be selected.
* The university is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from female and handicapped candidates.
Atsushi Igarashi
Graduate School of Informatics
Kyoto University
Yoshida-Honmachi, Sakyo-ku
Kyoto 606-8501,Japan
e-mail: igarashi at kuis.kyoto-u.ac.jp
TEL: +81-75-753-4953
FAX: +81-75-753-4954

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