Recruitment of an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science (Application Deadline: August 28, 2019 (JST))


We invite applications for the following faculty position in the Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University.

1. Position and the number of faculty to be hired
Associate Professor, 1

2. Expected date of employment
April 1, 2020

3. Research field

4. Qualifications
(1) Ph.D. or equivalent research achievements
(2) Must have a strong desire to contribute university activities
(3) Japanese language proficiency at teaching classes and administrative issues

5. Employment status

6. Probation period
3 months

7. Salary
National University Corporation Hokkaido University Employee Salary Regulations

8. Working hours, etc.
-Monday to Friday
-Discretionary work routine
(The working hours for a day is deemed as 7 hours and 45 minutes.)
-Break time 45 minutes

9. Health insurance, etc.
-Employee pension insurance
-Mutual Association of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
-Employment Insurance
-Worker’s accident compensation insurance

10. Name of recruiting institution
Hokkaido University

11. Application materials
(1) Curriculum Vitae
(Use the free format with a photo attached. Contact information which we can reach you easily is necessary.)
*Applicant who has been employed by Hokkaido University from April 1, 2013 (any position, including Part-time Lecturer, TA, TF, RA and Short-term Support Assistant, etc.) should provide full details of your employment history.
(2) List of research achievements
(Specify each publication with/without peer review. If the publication is in press, attach a document which indicates that it has been accepted.)
(3) Description of past and current research and future research plans
(4) Summary of experience in thesis supervision, education and administrative issues, and statement of what you are planning to achieve for these upon appointment
(5) A list of three references including the names, affiliation, phone numbers, fax numbers and E-mail addresses
(6) Offprints or photocopies of major publications
(five or less)

12. Application deadline
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 (JST)
*The deadline must be strictly observed.

13. Application
Personnel Commission
Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University
Kita 10 Nishi 8, Kita-ku, Sapporo Hokkaido 060-0810 Japan
*Application materials must be submitted by registered mail with
“Application for Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics” stated in red on the envelope.
*The documents submitted will not be returned. Personal information will be exclusively used for the screening.

14. Inquiries
Prof. Naofumi Honda, Chair of Department of Mathematics
E-mail: shunin[at]
*Change [at] into @ when sending an e-mail.

15. Other information
(1) We may have an interview in a process of this screening.
(2) Our website: