[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Full Professor Position in Aerospace Engineering, Tohoku University, Japan
Tenure position at professor level (Aerospace Engineering)
The Department of Aerospace Engineering invites applications for a
tenure position at the Professor level. The successful applicant will
join the Astronautical Engineering Group of the department. The
Astronautical Engineering Group is currently active in Propulsion
Engineering and Space Exploration. Special preference will be given to
those applicants who have a strong background and interest in mechanics
of space flight systems, then conduct cutting-edge research in the areas
such as Space Structures, Multibody Dynamics, Control Theory and
At present, there are 25 professors and 25 associate professors in the
Divition of Mechanical Engineering, (which is composed of the following
four departments; Mechanical Systems Engineering, Finemechanics,
Robotics and Aerospace Engineering,) pursuing research and teaching
in areas such as Functional Systems Engineering, Energy Systems
Engineering, Materials Physics and Engineering, Nanomechanics,
Biomechanics, Robot Systems, Nanosystems, Aeronautical Engineering,
Astronautical Engineering and other fields newly created by fusion of
different fields. Particularly, Department of Aerospace Engineering is
featured by Collaborative Laboratories with Japan Aerospace Exploration
Agency (JAXA) for strategic contribution to JAXA's space programs.
The successful candidate is expected to set up innovative research
projects by himself/herself or in collaboration with other researchers
of the Division of Mechanical Engineering. Responsibilities will include
teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and directing
research projects, which will lead to MS and Ph.D. theses.
The position is open to any candidate who holds a doctoral degree in an
appropriate field regardless of gender or nationality.
Profound knowledge of the Japanese or English language, written and
spoken, is also required for the candidate.
The successful applicant, of Japanese or non-Japanese nationality, will
become a Japanese National University Corporation employee and will be
Salary, working hours, holiday, period of employment are determined
based on the rules of Tohoku University. Insurance and accommodation are
also treated based on the rules of Tohoku University.
Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled; all
applications received by August 31st, 2017 will be considered. The
position is available from April 1, 2018.
Interested applicants should submit the application including
(1) a resume,
(2) a statement of teaching and research interests,
(3) a list of publications, copies of five principal publications, and
(4) names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of five
Selection will be made based on all application documents
submitted.Interviews will be conducted as needed.
Submitted application documents will not be returned.