Instructor - Engineering Education

School/Institution:The University of Aizu, Japan, Fukushima

Discipline: Engineering Education

Employment Type:Full-time


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Tenure-track faculty positions, the School of Computer Science

The University of Aizu’s School of Computer Science and Engineering is inviting applications for tenure-track faculty positions

The University of Aizu is seeking outstanding and innovative persons in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) fields from academia and industry. The School of Computer Science and Engineering invites applications for faculty positions at our bilingual university.

Faculty should be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and conduct research in the CSE area. Applicants should also have a strong interest in working with other faculty members and promoting University-Industry relations through cooperative research projects and other activities. Applicants with teaching experience are preferred. Experience in practical research applications is also highly desirable.

Three-year tenure-track appointment followed by evaluation and tenure until the mandatory retirement age of 65 if qualified.

Duty hours: 7 h 45 min/day, 38 h 45 min/week (*The UoA uses a discretionary working hour system for faculty members. As discretionary workers, faculty are in principle given discretion to the start and end of their work day, the content of their teaching and research duties, the methods for carrying out those duties, and allocation of time related to such duties.)

Salary and rank: Commensurate with qualifications and experience according to regulations of Fukushima prefecture.

Annual salary (*1, *2) and rank:

  • Full Professor: approx. 6,500,000 −8,000,000 yen
  • Senior Associate Professor: approx. 5,500,000 − 7,500,000 yen
  • Associate Professor: approx. 5,000,000 − 7,000,000 yen
  • Other allowances are paid in addition to the base salary.
  • Social security premiums, taxes, etc. will be deducted from the salary.
  • Holidays: Weekends, National holidays, and Year-end and New Year holidays


  • Insurance: Japan Mutual Aid Association of Public School Teachers
  • Pension and severance payment systems are in place
  • Subsidized furnished/unfurnished housing in faculty apartments (2.5 km from campus)
  • Very large, well-equipped private office (approx. 27 m2) in modern building
  • New-employee allowance for computer and research equipment
  • Well-equipped, high-tech classrooms
  • Annual budget for research, business travel, academic memberships, etc.
  • Consulting and other business activities permitted
  • Subsidy on overseas moving cost to Aizu-Wakamatsu

Submission package (in English):

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae (Use the specified template and fill it in English.)
  • Download CV Template from our website:
  • Copies of your three best published papers
  • Three current letters of recommendation with contact information (name, affiliation, e-mail, and phone number)

Please submit letters of recommendation in one of the following ways.

  • Applicant collects letters of recommendation (with recommender's signature or seal) into an electronic file, and sends all the documents together.
  • Each recommender sends an electronic file directly to the application mail address below.
  • Copies of university diplomas
  • A list of possible courses to teach
  • One category to which you would like to apply: ([1]-[7], See below / our website)
  • Other supporting materials (if any)

All documents should be submitted electronically to cse-position[at]

Application address:

Prof. Kyoko OKUDAIRA

Office for Planning and Management

University of Aizu

Aizu-Wakamatsu, Fukushima 965-8580


E-mail: cse-position[at]

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