Hokkaido University, Institute for Catalysis (ICAT)

Position Open: Professor
Location: Sapporo, JAPAN


Position Details:
Full Professor.

Number of Vacancies: 1

Research Area and Scope of Work:
Catalytic chemistry. Applications are welcome from chemists who actively and
broadly develop a new field of heterogeneous catalysis on the academic background
such as physical chemistry, inorganic chemistry, materials science, electrochemistry,
surface science, and analytical science. Your job description includes teaching duties
in the Graduate School of Environmental Science programs.

Expected Start Date:
April 1, 2022

Minimum Education Qualifications:
A PhD in chemistry or related fields.

Probation Period:
Three months from the start date.
See Article 10 of the National University Corporation Hokkaido University
Employment Regulations.

Working Hours:
Discretionary working system in the type of professional work.
The successful candidate will be deemed to have worked for 7 hours 45 minutes per
working day.

The salary will be determined in accordance with the regulations of Hokkaido University.

Social Insurance:
Employees' Pension Insurance (Kousei Nenkin)
MEXT Mutual Aid Association Health Insurance
Employment Insurance
Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance

Prevention from Passive Smoking:
Non-smoking except for designated areas

Required Application Documents:
Submit the following (1) to (6) in:
- Electronic format by e-mail (create a PDF file for each document)
 (1) Curriculum vitae including the applicant’s photo, date of birth, nationality,
 current address, contact information (work address, phone & email), educational
 history since high school, degrees acquired (name of university which awarded
 each degree + date of degree awarded), other qualifications (relative to and/or
 requisite for your research), and employment history
 (2) Research achievements categorized into the following types: a) peer-reviewed
 original papers (corresponding authors should be indicated with the“*” symbols),
 b) patents, c) reviews and commentaries, d) books, e) invited lectures, f) grants
 received, g) research fields (up to two) and h) honors received & scholarly society
 activities if any
 (3) Brief summary of research activities to date (up to 2 pages in A4)
 (4) Future aspirations in research careers and those with education activities in
 the Institute for Catalysis (up to 2 pages in A4)
 (5) One recommendation letter, or the names of two references/referees with
 affiliation information, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses
 (6) Most significant journal publications (up to 10 titles)

Deadline for Application:
October 29, 2021

To Apply:
Submit all documents described in the above "Required Application Documents" in
PDF format via e-mail to

 Prof. Jun-ya Hasegawa
 Institute for Catalysis
 Hokkaido University
 E-mail: director_05@cat.hokudai.ac.jp

Please note:
Institute for Catalysis will reply to the applicant upon the arrival of the submitted
documents via e-mail. If no response, please notify the situation to the e-mail
address above.
Applicants may be asked to attend an interview if circumstances require.
Applicants will be responsible for any travel expenses incurred for the interview.

Prof. Jun-ya Hasegawa
Institute for Catalysis
Hokkaido University
Kita 21 Nishi 10, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 001-0021, Japan
Tel: +81 11 706 9145 / Fax: +81 11 706 9145
E-mail: hasegawa@cat.hokudai.ac.jp

Further Information:
Further information can be found on the Web site at the following URL:

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