Recruitment Notice: Specially Appointed Assistant Professor

The Tohoku Forum for Creativity (TFC) welcomes applications for its specially appointed assistant professor position.

Established in 2013 as the first research visiting center in Japan, TFC facilitates collaborative research through symposia and other events. The core of TFC's activities involves a thematic program devoted to problems facing humanity. Eminent researchers are hosted for extended stays to cultivate discussions and solutions within the outlined themes.

The current vacancy is a unique position in which a scientist with an advanced degree acts as a strategic planner and coordinator under the supervision of the Forum Director. Successful applicants will be tasked with arranging a series of academic programs such as conferences, workshops, and seminars in connection TFC's themes of research.

Duties will include:

-The promotion of scientific programs in liaison with scientists and various stakeholders in Japan and overseas.

-Assignments to promote international academic exchanges.

For further details on how to apply, see here.

Position: Specially Appointed Assistant Professor
Location: Tohoku University's Katahira Campus, 2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8577, Japan

-A PhD degree

-An academic background in any of the following: natural sciences, engineering, humanities, or social sciences

Personal attributes:

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills

-The ability to write about science related themes

-Time management skills and the ability to work under a demanding schedule

-Excellent interpersonal skills

-The ability to work effectively in a team

Number of positions: 1
Position type: Full-time
Application deadline: July 31, 2020
Starting date: October 1, 2020

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