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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Assistant Professor Position in Computer Science (Informatics), Japan


Assistant Professor Position in Computer Science (Informatics)
Research Institute of Electronics, Shizuoka University
1. Job title and number of positions: Assistant Professor (1 position)
2. Workplace: Vision Information Processing Laboratory (to be established)
3. Research field and expertise: The successful candidate should have a
Computer
Science (Informatics) background with specialization in computer
interfaces and
human-computer interactions (HCI). Experience in computer graphics and image
processing would be a plus. Native level of Japanese and excellent written
and
spoken English are desirable. A person with international education and/or
research
experience who feels comfortable working in a multicultural environment with
foreign staff and collaborators is anticipated, but anyone in the above
research field
is also encouraged to apply.
4. Requirements: The candidate should hold a Ph.D. degree in a relevant
field or
should provide evidence that s/he will get it by the start of employment.
5. Employment period: This is a 5-year contract, renewable based on
performance.
6. Application procedure
A) Applicants should submit the following documents in English:
 Detailed curriculum vitae with an e-mail address, phone number(s) and a
photo.
 List of publications divided into refereed journals, books and book
chapters,
international conferences, patents, etc.
 Copies of the applicants 3 main papers and abstracts of others.
 Activities in academic societies, etc.
 Joint research record and current situation
 Research funding acquisition history and current situation
 List of obtained awards and other special attainments
 Plan for future research and summary of past achievements.
 Contact details for 2 referees who can comment on candidates abilities and
research.
B) Short-listed candidates may be requested to make a presentation in
English and to
attend an interview.
C) Selection results are expected to be dispatched to applicants shortly
after the
interview.
7. Expected start of employment: 2009.06.01 (Negotiable)
8. Deadline for Applications: 2009.03.31 (You may wish to make a contact
before
submission to check for an early fulfillment or an extended deadline)
9. Address for applications:
Prof. Hidenori Mimura, Director
Research Institute of Electronics, Shizuoka University,
3-5-1 Johoku, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu 432-8011, Japan
Please write in red on the envelope Application for Assistant Professor
Position at
the Vision Information Processing Laboratory and send to the above
address by
registered postal mail or courier.
10. Contact for more information:
Prof. Kamen KANEV,
Research Institute of Electronics, Shizuoka University,
3-5-1 Johoku, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu 432-8011, Japan
Phone: +81-53-478-1326, e-mail: kanev@rie.shizuoka.ac.jp