Faculty Open Position(Professor or Associate Professor)(Piano)

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    Hiroshima University
    Educational sciences
    Leading Researcher (R4)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    26/02/2021 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
    Japan › Hiroshima
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[Explanation of institution (recruitment
Academy of Hiroshima University (Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences)
Educational Design for Teacher Educators Program

Position and the number of opening:
Professor or Associate Professor , one (1)
(Depending on the result of the performance reviews of the applicant at the time of employment, he/she may be decided on any of the following titles: Professor with tenure; Associate Professor on Tenure Track System)

[Commencing date of employment]
April 1, 2021 or as early as possible after this date

[Terms of employment]
In case of Tenure-track position(s)
Period of employment: 7 years
Tenure-track faculty members will undergo a tenure review at least six (6) months or more in advance of the expiration date of appointment, and those who have successfully passed the review process will be granted tenure along with promotion either to professor or associate professor.
Granting a candidate for tenure is subject to two reviewing process: an intermediate and final review. If a candidate is not granted tenure in final review, he/she will be dismissed from the university upon completion of the term of appointment.
If a candidate has taken a leave because of some life events such as delivering a baby, child-raising and caregiving, he/she may extend the term of appointment up to certain period according to the length of such leave.
*If you would like to know more about the standards for tenure review, please contact the office shown below for any enquiries.

[Field of specialization]

[Job details (duties, subject responsible for, etc.)]
Teaching responsibilities
Undergraduate level (general education courses):
Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students,etc.
Undergraduate level (discipline specific courses):
Fundamental Study in Piano I・Ⅱ, Piano 1~6, Concert Management I・Ⅱ, Graduation Thesis, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession, Solfege Ⅰ・Ⅱ, Ensemble A (Orch.)Ⅰ~Ⅵ, Ensemble BIⅠ~Ⅵ, Conducting, History of Western music, Music for the Elementary School, etc.(accordance to your speciality of research area, not be able to teach classes.)
Graduate level (master's programs):
Basic Study in Expression and the Design of Teaching Materials(Music), Advanced Study in Expression and the Design of Teaching Materials(Music), Special Study in Music Education A , etc.
Graduate level (doctoral programs):
Special Study in Music Education A, etc.
* In addition to the courses listed above, he or she may be asked to teach other general education courses and/or discipline specific courses in other department(s) and graduate school(s).

[Address of work location and other information]
1-1-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-hiroshima 739-8524, JAPAN

[Number of positions]

[Employment status]
(1)If you are agreeable to the application of the Discretionary Labor System for Professional Work, you are deemed to work for 7 hours and 45 minutes a day and 38 hours and 45 minutes a week. If not, working hours are from 8:30 to 17:00 (from Monday to Friday) and break time is from 12:00 to 12:45.
(2)Workdays are from Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) in principle.
(3)Holidays are Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays in principle.

More Information


[Salary, etc]
(1)The annual salary system (the new system enforced in April 2020) will be applied to the successful candidates.
(2)Successful candidates may be reimbursed for travel expenses incurred for the trip from their home or former place of work to the new place of work to assume their post in accordance with the relevant regulations of Hiroshima University. For more information, please contact us.
(3)You will be enrolled in the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Mutual Aid Insurance.

We conduct individual performance evaluations for all Hiroshima University faculty members after their employment, numerically rate their performance, and salary and benefits are commensurate with performance indicators.

Additional comments

(1)Probationary employment period: six (6) months
(2)Personal information obtained from application documents will not be used or provided to any third party for purposes other than the necessary procedures related to personnel affairs, salary, and welfare. Application documents of applicants whom we have decided not to employ will be returned to those applicants in an appropriate manner, after the completion of relevant selection processes.
(3)All the faculty members of Hiroshima University belong to the "Academy", which is the single university-wide faculty organization, and each faculty as a member of the Academy of the University is appointed to educational and/or research organizations such as an individual undergraduate school, graduate school, research center and institute.
(4)For each specialized field of faculty, Hiroshima University has defined Minimum standards for hiring new faculty (“the minimum standards"). We use the minimum standards for the initial screening process of the applicants, and only those who have cleared the minimum standards will qualify as the candidates for the post concerned. The minimum standards used for this international job offer can be viewed by clicking the following URL link.
(5) HU provides employment information (research job, desk job and etc.).
If your spouse wishes to work for HU, please refer to the following URL.
employment information: https://www.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/en/employment/
(6) With the aim of achieving medium to long-term growth to join the top 100 world
university rankings list, Hiroshima University plans to recruit and develop excellent researchers. Furthermore, in order to make the age structure of the faculty more balanced, the University plans to implement a campus-wide initiative to provide a diverse group of faculty members—especially young, female, and non-Japanese faculty members—with more opportunities to play a leading role on campus,thereby invigorating research and education activities at the University.
With this in mind, the University seeks applications from young researchers this time around.
(7) In accordance with the provisions of Article 8, “Special Provisions of Measures Pertaining to Women Workers," of the Equal Employment Opportunity Law for Men and Women, an open recruitment limited to female researchers is conducted as one measure to actively increase the current low ratio of female faculty members.
(8) The University would like to apply for those who have a total of more than one year of education and research history in foreign countries.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Hiroshima University

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Posting organisation offer ID: D120120369


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