The Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University invites applications for a permanent Professor position.
Location: Research Division of Disaster Management for Safe and Secure Society, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Gokasho, Uji, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan.
Job description and required qualifications: The appointed professor is required to conduct research on urban area and living space safety against disaster, and disaster preparedness and mitigation. He/she needs to study the seismic risk assessment of buildings in urban areas, and the development of a methodology for safety control of urban space which create advanced living environments that are safe and comfortable. He/she is expected to conduct research using various experimental facilities of DPRI. In addition, he/she is expected to teach in the Department of Architecture and Architectural Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University. He/she must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and be proficient in Japanese.
Anticipated start date: As soon as possible after the selection.
Probation period: 6 months
Working time: Discretionary labor system (standard working hours: 7 hours 45 minutes per day, 38 hours 45 minutes per week)
Days off: Saturdays, Sundays, Statutory holidays under the Act on National Holidays, Year-end and New Year’s holidays, Anniversary of Foundation of the University, and summer holidays.
Salary and Allowance: To be determined in accordance with Kyoto University regulations.
Social insurance: (1) National Public Service Mutual Aid Associations, (2) Employee’s pension insurance, (3) Unemployment insurance, and (4) Worker's accident insurance
Applicants should prepare the following materials:
(1) Curriculum vitae
(2) List of publications (divided clearly into refereed journal papers and others)
(3) Copies of five relevant papers
(4) Brief summary of research and related contributions (up to two A4 pages)
(5) Statement of research plans (up to two A4 pages, including figures)
(6) Recommendation letters or names and contact information of two references (include addresses, fax numbers, and e-mail addresses)
The complete application package must arrive by the deadline of March 16th, 2020 (JST) at the following address:
Selection Committee for Safety Control of Urban Space Professor
Administrative Office, Uji Campus,
Gokasho, Uji, Kyoto 611-0011 JAPAN
For inquiries, send e-mail to apply_staff 'at' dpri.kyoto-u.ac.jp (replace 'at' with @)
For more information about DPRI, see http://www.dpri.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/.
The university will not return your application documents.
Personal information contained in the application documents will be used solely for the purpose of screening applicants, and never for any other purposes.
The Disaster Prevention Research Institute is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications regardless of gender or disability.
The university is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer．