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APPLICATION DEADLINE29/01/2021 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
LOCATIONJapan › Osaka
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEKSee description
[Description of the institution (year of establishment, capital amount, number of employees, etc.), details of the business, recruitment background information, project description, etc.]
The Perceptual and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory (opening in 2021) in the Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences at Osaka University is looking for a start-up academic staff member (assistant professor or associate professor). We study neural representations underlying perception and cognition using quantitative modeling approaches and large-scale brain activity measurement techniques. The successful candidate will contribute to conducting and developing research programs with Professor Shinji Nishimoto (to be appointed in April 2021). The successful candidate will also teach or supervise undergraduate and graduate students in the lab and classes at the Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, School of Engineering Science, and Center for Education in Liberal Arts and Sciences. For the assistant professor opening, we welcome motivated applicants from any academic field.
[Job description (work / duties after recruitment, subject responsible for, etc.)]
･Research in the areas described above.
･Educational activities for undergraduate and graduate students
･Administrative jobs in Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, School of Engineering Science, and Osaka University.
[Address of work location and other information]
Suita Campus (1-3 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, Japan)
Toyonaka Campus (1-1 Machikaneyama-cho, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan)
[Available positions (job title, number of positions, etc.)]
[Starting date, employment date, etc.]
April 1, 2021 (or as soon as possible thereafter)
[Treatment after recruitment (job title, salary, working hours, employment type, employment period / trial period)] * Important
【Probationary Period】6 months
【Employment Form】Based on “37. Regulations Pertaining to Working Hours, Holidays and Leave for National University Corporation Osaka University Limited Term Staff"
*The Discretionary Labor System, Special Work Type will be applied (deemed working hours: 8 hours a day)
【Salary and Benefits】Based on “Salary Regulations for National University Corporation Osaka University Limited Term Staff Subject to New Annual Salary System"
This new system defines that the new annual salary consists of basic salary and performance-based bonus, and it will also pay allowances for commuting, housing, anddependency as well as retirement allowance.
The Work Regulation is in preparation to be posted.
[Overtime hours, rest periods, discretionary labor system, holidays, various insurances (social insurance, labor insurance), various systems (pay increase system, bonuses, transportation expenses, retirement allowances), the type of agreement with the applicant when not hiring, etc.]
【Insurance】Medical insurance and employee's pension insurance of the Federation of National Public Service Personnel Mutual Aid Associations, Employment Insurance and Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance
*Either Assistant Professor or Associate Professor will be decided based on responsibilities assigned by screening the applicant's experience as well as through interviews.
Concerning work conditions other than the above-mentioned, please refer to “35. Work Regulations for National University Corporation Osaka University Limited Term Staff" and/or related regulations.
Please note the above-mentioned work conditions are as of the day this employment offer is posted, and subject to change.
We welcome applications from female candidates. Osaka University is committed to promoting gender equality and providing various supports for female academic staff members.
*Osaka University campuses and related facilities are smoke-free, except for designated areas.
EURAXESS offer ID: 590687
Posting organisation offer ID: D120121326
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