National Institute for Fusion Science (NIFS)

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Position ID:National Institute for Fusion Science (NIFS)-INTERDISCIPLINARY_FUSION_SCIENCE_FIELD [#26441]
Position Title: Professor, Associate Professor or Assistant Professor in Interdisciplinary fusion science field, a few positions. (We plan to seek one woman or more.)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Gifu 509-5292, Japan [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Engineering
Plasma Physics
Physics
Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics
Applied Physics (more...)
Appl Deadline:2024/01/10 03:00AMhelp popup (posted 2023/10/30, listed until 2024/01/10)
Position Description:    

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Position Opening Announcement

 

The National Institute for Fusion Science (NIFS) in Japan is pleased to announce the opening of the following position. We would like to request your assistance in identifying suitable applicants for this position.

 

1. Positions and number of recruitments

Professor, Associate Professor or Assistant Professor in Interdisciplinary fusion science field, a few positions. (We plan to seek one woman or more.)

(Term of appointment: five years, Reappointment may be considered if the performance during the five-year term is deemed sufficiently satisfactory.)

 

2. Job description

The National Institute for Fusion Science has been promoting advanced research in fusion science through interdisciplinary collaborative research under the unit system since 2023. In order to further strengthen this research system, we are recruiting personnel who will develop fusion science with a broad interdisciplinary vision and personnel who will develop fusion science in an interdisciplinary manner by utilizing their diverse backgrounds. They are expected to actively engage in domestic and international collaborative research and human resource development.

 

3. Qualifications (Requirements)

Applicants for Professor or Associate Professor

1)      Hold a Ph.D. degree.

2)      Have experience in this field.

3)      Actively seek domestic and international collaborations and lead them.

4)      Have an incentive to cultivate human resources.

 

 Applicants for Assistant Professor

1)      Hold or expect to obtain a Ph.D. degree.

2)      Willing to work on the research as mentioned above.

3)      Have a strong interest in promoting domestic and international collaboration.

 

4. Deadline for applications

17:00 JST, Wednesday, 10 January 2024.

 

5. Appointment Period

As early as possible upon selection.

 

6. Selection procedure

1)      Appropriate applicants will be selected by the Administrative Council of NIFS.

2)      Applicants will be chosen based on their application documents in the first selection. Only Applicants who pass the first round will be invited for an interview for the second selection.

 

7. Documents to be submitted

The following documents (1) - (5) must be submitted via e-mail (see Section 8. for e-mail address). For the letter of recommendation (6), please follow the instructions in Section 8.

(1) Curriculum Vitae: Specify the possible starting date, attach a passport-size photograph, list the applicant's academic degree(s) held, and provide an e-mail address.

(2) Applicant's past research summarized in two pages of A4 or letter-size paper.

(3) Future research plans at NIFS summarized in two pages of A4 or letter-size paper.

The National Institute for Fusion Science has been reorganized into a Unit research system from FY2023.  Researchers belong to one of the Units to conduct research. In the future research plan, please select one of the Units you wish to belong to  (Meta-hierarchy Dynamics / Structure Formation and Sustainability / Phase Space Turbulence / Plasma Quantum Processes / Transports in Plasma Multi-phase Matter System / Sensing and Intellectualizing Technology (S&I) / Plasma Apparatus / Complex Global Simulation / Ultrahigh-flux Concerting Materials / Applied Superconductivity and Cryogenics), the research plan in the Unit, and desired position (Professor, Associate Professor or Assistant Professor).

For the research themes and keywords of each Unit, please refer to " Unit" (https://unit.nifs.ac.jp/research/en) on the website.

(4) List of Publications:

·      For all joint publications, the name(s) of the joint author(s) must be printed.

·      For each paper, be certain to indicate whether it was reviewed by referees.

·      List of competitive research funds and patents which the applicant received.

**NOTE**

(5) The List of Publications must be created in accordance with the document "Creating the List of Publications" to be provided by NIFS.

(https://www.nifs.ac.jp/en/about/recruit/)

Copies of research papers: Applicants for Professor or Associate Professor should submit about five main works (books/articles). Three or more of them should have been published in the past three years. We will take into consideration any leave for the purpose(s) of maternity, child-care, and/or family-care (including shorter working hours for reasons of child-care and/or family-care) in assessing your performance (please follow the instructions in Section 10 (5)). Applicants for Assistant Professor should submit about three main works (books/articles). Should applicants for Assistant Professor not yet have publications, a dissertation, papers under review for possible publication, or papers in preparation may be included. All submissions on A4 or letter-size paper. Photocopies are acceptable. Also all Applicants should write a brief summary of each publication and describe her/his contributions. (any format)

(6)   Letters of recommendation: Applicants for Professor or Associate Professor should submit these from two or more researchers. It is advisable to include a letter of recommendation from a researcher at an institution in a country different from that of the applicant’s institution. One letter of recommendation for applicants for Assistant Professor should be submitted. Any format is acceptable.

All documents must be prepared on separate pages. Documents other than the curriculum vitae should be printed on A4 or letter-size paper.

Also, be certain to print the applicant's name in the upper right corner on all documents.

 

8. Address for sending the documents

[Documents (1) - (5)]

E-mail address

nifs-jinjinifs.ac.jp

Personnel Section, General Affairs Division,

Department of Administration,

National Institute for Fusion Science

 

Send an e-mail with the subject "Application in Interdisciplinary fusion science Field" and attach the above documents (1) - (5) to the e-mail. If you do not receive a confirmation of receipt within three working days after sending the e-mail, please contact the address in Section 9.

[Letters of recommendation (6)]

The letter of recommendation should be sent directly from the recommender by post or e-mail. (When sending by e-mail, please write "letter of recommendation in Interdisciplinary fusion science Field" in the subject. We accept PDF files only.)

 

Postal address:

Oroshi 322-6, Toki, Gifu 509-5292, Japan

Personnel Section, General Affairs Division,

Department of Administration,

National Institute for Fusion Science

 

E-mail address

nifs-jinjinifs.ac.jp

 

9. Contact

1) For the application documents

Personnel Section, General Affairs Division,

Department of Administration,

National Institute for Fusion Science

E-mail: nifs-jinjinifs.ac.jp

 

2) For inquiries concerning research

Professor Yasushi TODO, Deputy Director General, NIFS

E-mail: tohdo.yasushinifs.ac.jp

 

10. Others

(1)   The information regarding the job offering may also be found on the NIFS website (https://www.nifs.ac.jp/en/about/recruit/).

(2)   Payment is on an annual salary system. (The salary will be paid in monthly installments.)

(3)   NIFS's fixed-term system is prescribed by its regulations on Rules of Employment Terms of NIFS Research and Education Personnel. (https://www.nifs.ac.jp/en/about/recruit/).

(4)   Under Article 8 of the Equal Employment Opportunity Law (Special Provisions of Measures Pertaining to Women Workers), in order to actively improve our very low percentage of women researchers, one or more applicants are limited to female researchers.

(5)   The purpose of the Basic Law for a Gender-Equal Society will be respected in this appointment. The National Institutes of Natural Sciences (NINS) is committed to improving the quality of education and research by increasing the diversity of researchers.

·      Women and foreign researchers are employed when they are recognized as equal in terms of research and educational achievements and personality evaluation.

·      If you have taken leave for the purpose(s) of maternity, child-care, and/or family-care (including shorter working hours for the purposes of child-care and/or family-care), or have been absent from research activities due to disease or injury occurring while working or commuting, please indicate this in your curriculum vitae. We will take this into consideration in assessing your performance.

 

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322-6 Oroshi-cho, Toki city, GIFU Prefecture
509-5292 Japan
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