Associate Professor in Adapted sport Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences Japan

Faculty Open Position

1. Affiliation: Academy of Hiroshima University(Graduate School of Integrated Arts and
Sciences , Department of Behavioral Sciences)

2. Position and Number of Positions: Associate Professor (tenure position), one (1)

3. Date of Commencement of Employment: April 1, 2018

4. Field of Specialization: Adapted sport

5. Courses to Teach:

Undergraduate level (general education courses): Health and Sports Sciences,
Practicum in Sports, Human and Health, etc.

Undergraduate level (discipline specific courses): Health and Welfare, Seminar in
Sport and Health Sciences, etc.

Graduate level (master’s programs): Theories of Environment and Exercise
Performance, Seminar in Integrated Arts and Sciences, etc.

Graduate level (doctoral programs): Seminar in Sport Sciences, etc.

* PhD or equivalent academic achievements in the above area of specialization required;
relevant teaching, and research experience. In addition, if necessary, it will give
lecture on professional education courses of liberal arts education courses and other
undergraduate and graduate schools.

6. Application Requirements:

Applicants must satisfy all of the following requirements.

(1) Hold a doctoral degree (or equivalent degree).

(2) Have sufficient research and educational achievements in sport biomechanics.

(3) Be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Japanese.

(4) Participation in administrative affairs in Japanese required.

(5) Be able to teach classes and supervise students in English.

7. Application Documents

(1) Curriculum Vitae (including a recent photograph, e-mail address, and academic
societies) Applicants must include the names and contact details of two persons
from whom references may be sought.

(2) A list of academic achievements should include books, academic papers,conference
proceedings, and doctoral dissertation. Works should be numbered and five major
works should be marked. Underline the numbers of academic papers published in
refereed journals.

(3) Summary of each of the five major works must be written in both approximately
400 Japanese letters and 200 English words.

(4) A one-page statement of your academic achievements and future research interests
in either 500 English words or 1,000 Japanese letters.

(5) A one-page statement of your teaching experience and hopes in either 500 English
words or 1,000 Japanese letters.

(6) List of acquired external funding over the last five years. (Separate them in terms of
a representative and a co-worker)

(7) A letter of recommendation

(8) Other documents such as a certificate of English ability official approval

(9) Hard copies (original or offprint publications) of the five major works
In addition, applicants are requested to submit ALL documents in Word
2007/2010/2013 or PDF files on a CD-ROM, or a USB memory stick, in addition to
the hardcopies outlined above.

*Except for (7) and (8) mentioned above.

8. Deadline for applications:

All application documents must reach us by 5:00 pm on Thursday of week, August 31,
2017(Japan time).

9. Applications should be sent to:

Prof. Makoto Iwanaga,
Dean, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences,
Hiroshima University,
1-7-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-hiroshima City, JAPAN 739-8521.

* Print in red “Application documents for a faculty member position in the Graduate
School of Integrated Arts and Sciences” on the envelope containing the application
documents and send it by registered mail.

10. Selection Procedures

(1) Selection based on application documents

(2) We may hold an interview as needed. The interview may include a mock lesson. As a
general rule, we will conduct simulated lessons in English. In such a case, please
note that no travel expenses will be provided. If we hold interviews with applicants
who have passed the selection based on their application documents, we will inform
them of the form of interview that we plan to have.

(3) Hiroshima University promotes a gender-equal society in accordance with the
legislative intent of the Basic Law for a Gender-Equal Society.

11. Salary, etc.

(1)The monthly or yearly salary system will be applied to successful candidates.
(Regulations Concerning Salaries of Hiroshima University Faculty Members will be

(2) Successful candidates may be reimbursed for travel expenses incurred for the trip
they make to assume their post from their home or former place of work to the new
place of work, in accordance with the relevant regulations of Hiroshima University.
For more information, please contact us.

12. Evaluation

We conduct individual performance evaluations for all Hiroshima University faculty
members after their employment, numerically rate their performance, and translate
their evaluation results into their treatment.

13. Miscellaneous

(1) Personal information obtained from application documents will not be used or
provided to any third party for purposes other than the necessary procedures
related to personnel affairs, salary, and welfare. Application documents of
applicants whom we have decided not to employ will be returned to those applicants
in an appropriate manner, after the completion of relevant selection processes.

(2) All the faculty members of Hiroshima University belong to the "Academy", which is
the single university-wide faculty organization, and each faculty as a member of the
Academy of the University is appointed to educational and research organizations
such as an individual undergraduate school, graduate school, research center and

Further information may be obtained from:

Hiroshi Hasegawa
Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1-7-1 Kagamiyama,
Higashi-hiroshima City, JAPAN 739-8521.
Tel. (Int)+81-82-424-6592 (Prof. Hiroshi Hasegawa)
Fax. (Int)+81-82-424-6592 (Prof. Hiroshi Hasegawa)

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