Faculty Position of Associate Professor in the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Saga University, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering


Open Advertisement for a Faculty Position of Associate Professor
in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Saga University

1. Outline

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Saga University, invites applications for
one full-time position of associate professor.

The Department, which has approximately 360 undergraduate and 60 graduate students including
Ph.D. students, is committed to excellence in teaching as well as in research. The Faculty conducts
research in diverse areas of electrical and electronic engineering, including energy, environment,
material, information processing, communications, and so on. Detail information can be found at the
Department's web site (http://www.ec.saga-u.ac.jp/gsse_ee/).

2. Qualifications and Research Fields

Applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or a Doctor of Engineering or related field degree(s). 'The
Department will consider applicants with a research background in electric power transfer.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach effectively not only at the undergraduate but
also at the master’s and doctoral levels, and to develop active research programs. The candidate will
be also expected to lead regional revitalization and collaborations with other organizations along the
university’s future vision.

3. Language Requirements for Teaching

Japanese language at the standard of a native speaker (speaking, reading and writing) will be
essential for teaching at undergraduate/masters levels. At the graduate level, some English language
teaching may be feasible.

4. Deadline for Application
August 25th, 2017

5. Commencing Date of the Job
Within the best delay after April 1st, 2018.

6 Application Documents
Applicants are requested to submit the following documents:

(i) Curriculum vitae, including:

▪ Photograph
▪ Contact details (including E-mail address and telephone number)
▪ List of academic publications, patents and presentations
▪ List of five representative publications (Please attach reprints and show their impact
factors and the number of citations with the referred database name.)
▪ List of acquired research grants
(ii) Summary of previous research (≤ 500 words)
(iii) Proposal for teaching and academic/research contribution at Saga University (≤ 500 words)
(iv) Copy of teaching portfolio or equivalent
(v) List of academic affiliations, including summary of activities in each of these
(vi) Contact details (including E-mail address and telephone number) of two references
(vii) Certificate of academic degree (Copy is not acceptable. It is required at the interview.)

Note: In addition to the printed matters, the PDF files of (i) to (vi) recorded on a CD-R must be
submitted. The application documents will not be returned.

7. Salary System

Annual Salary System adopted by the “Saga University Regulations about Annual Salary System
for Teaching Staff”; Full-time teaching staff members, except for those at the attached schools,
working at Saga University at the time when they apply can continue to choose the “Saga
University Regulations about Monthly Salary for Staff”.

8. Applications should be submitted via registered mail to:

Professor Yasunori Ohtsu
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Saga University
1 Honjo-machi, Saga 840-8502, Japan
Phone: +81-952-28-8646
Fax: +81-952-28-8651
Email: ohtsuy@cc.saga-u.ac.jp

9. Others

All documents submitted will be only used for candidate(s) selection. The personal documents will
be managed or disposed according to the regulation for managing personal information.
Saga University declares diversity promotion and aims to create gender equality in its educational
and research activities.

E-mail applications cannot be accepted.

Note: For formal recruitment purposes, applicants must read the Japanese version of this
advertisement (http://www.saga-u.ac.jp/other/boshu.html) and fulfill its requirements.
For further information, applicants may contact Professor Ohtsu.

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