31/08/2021

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (Discrete Algorithms and Big-Data Theory)


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    The University of Electro-Communications
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer science
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    01/11/2021 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
  • LOCATION
    Japan › Tokyo
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    See description

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Opening for a tenure-track assistant professor. Under the tenure-track system, the employment period (tenure-track period) is 5 years from the employment date. The successful candidate must be recognized for their outstanding academic capabilities after undergoing an interim evaluation in the third year and a tenure qualification review in the fifth year, to be granted tenure status (permanent employment) and promotion to associate professor. The successful tenure-track assistant professor who achieves exceptional contributions in their area of expertise will be granted an expedited review process for achieving tenure status without waiting for the above-mentioned period.

Note: Please refer to the following URL for general information on the UEC's tenure-track system.
http://www.uec.ac.jp/eng/research/activity/uec_tenure_track/index.html

- Title and number of position
Assistant professor (full time), One position

- Affiliation after the employment
Computer Science Program,
Department of Computer and Network Engineering,
Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering

- Fields of specialty
Discrete Algorithms and Big-Data Theory: e.g., graph-network algorithms; approximation, randomized, sublinear-time, streaming, or online algorithms; complex networks; data structures; mathematical programming; computational complexity; etc. Applicants who study in the above fields from the viewpoint of theoretical computer science are preferable.

- Responsible subjects
Some subjects from physics laboratory, basic subjects on science and mathematics, and cluster basic subjects. See the following pages for details (sorry we have only Japanese pages on the curriculum).
http://www.uec.ac.jp/campus/academic/syllabus.html http://www.uec.ac.jp/education/undergraduate/curriculum.html http://www.uec.ac.jp/education/undergraduate/cluster1/curriculum.html

- Start of employment
April 1st, 2022 (or later at the earliest possible date.)

- Work Location
1-5-1 Chofugaoka, Chofu, Tokyo 182-8585

More Information

Benefits

[Treatment after recruitment (job title, salary, working hours, employment type, employment period / trial period)] * Important
1) Term of employment (tenure-track period):
The tenure-track period will last 5 years from the start of employment. The successful candidate must be recognized for their outstanding academic capabilities after undergoing an interim evaluation in the third year and a tenure qualification review in the fifth year, to be granted tenure status (permanent employment) and promotion to associate professor. In case tenure is not granted at the 5th year, up to a maximum of 2 more years of non-tenure-track employment period can be added, which would serve as a preparatory period to look for outside opportunities. Please refer to the following URL for general information on the UEC's tenure-track system.
http://www.uec.ac.jp/eng/research/activity/uec_tenure_track/index.html
2) Employment status: Full-time research and education employee
3) Place of employment: The University of Electro-Communications (1-5-1 Chofugaoka, Chofu, Tokyo)
4) Work hours: Discretionary Labor System for Professional Work
Based on standard work hours of 7 hours and 45 minutes during 8:30am-5:15pm, an individual employee may decide how his/her schedule will fit into work day.
5) Salary:Annual salary based on the UEC Employee's Salary Regulation
6) Research fund:The assistant professor's research expenses according to the university rule.
7) Paid holidays: Annual paid holidays, special leave, childcare leave, and nursing care leave
8) Insurances: Health insurance/pension (the Monbukagakusho Mutual-Aid Association insurance), employment insurance, and worker's compensation insurance

[The measures against second-hand smoking in your workplace.] * Important
Measures for indoor passive smoking have been taken.

For details, please check the application guidelines posted on the application URL.
https://www.uec.ac.jp/eng/news/job_opening/

Additional comments

15. Others
・All faculty members of UEC belong to the Academic Institute where individual faculty members are assigned to specific departments or centers.
・Based on an aim to engage in the target value that is described in the Council for Science, Technology and Innovation (Cabinet office, Government of Japan), the government is acting to achieve a ten percent increase in the number of young researchers under 40 years of age, and hopes to increase this number by over thirty percent in the overall higher educations for the future. UEC is recruiting well-qualified young researchers in order to foster them and accelerate their dynamic research activities. For more information, please refer to the following URL:
https://www8.cao.go.jp/cstp/tougosenryaku/index.html
・To further promote gender equality and diversity measures, UEC endeavors to increase the number of female faculty members through an effort to ensure women-friendly working environment such as activities in consideration of work-life balance and supports for Research Career Advancement. For further information, please refer to the following link.
http://www.ge.uec.ac.jp/en/

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Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
The University of Electro-Communications
Japan
Tokyo

EURAXESS offer ID: 681921
Posting organisation offer ID: D121081617

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