Sunday, August 11, 2019

[DMANET] Tenure-track position at Kyushu University

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or contact Prof. Takeuchi at the email address below.

Open Faculty Position at Kyushu University
The Faculty of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu
University, invites applications for an Associate Professor position, as
described below.

1. Open Position
Tenure-track Associate Professor in data science and its foundations.

2. Research Division
Laboratory for Data Science Frontier Research (DSF Lab.), Department of
Informatics, Faculty of Information Science and Electrical Engineering
(ISEE), Kyushu University (744 Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka, 819-0395, Japan).

3. Research Area
Mathematical foundations of data science, such as machine learning,
statistics, data processing, information theory, algorithms,
optimization, etc., and their application to industry and sciences.

4. Job Description
* The successful candidate is expected to conduct research and
supervision of students in DSF Lab.
* He/she will also teach some courses in the ISEE, in Informatics Course
of the Department of Physics, and/or in the Department of Electrical
Engineering and Information Sciences.
* If he/she requests, the teaching load shall be reduced until March 2022.
* For start-up research expenses, 1 million JPY for the first year and
0.5 million JPY for the second year shall be provided, respectively.

5. Terms of Employment
This is a full time, five-year tenure-track appointment. We will conduct
a mid-way evaluation during the third year and a tenure evaluation on
the final year. If the outcome of the final evaluation is positive, the
candidate will be offered tenure until the mandatory retirement age of 65.

6. Compensation
Salary shall be paid in accordance with the relevant regulations
stipulated by Kyushu University.

7. Qualification
Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree.

8. Starting Date of Employment
As early as possible after October 1st, 2019.

9. Required Documentation
Candidates must send the following documents by registered mail to the
address specified below. They must arrive by September 11th, 2019.
(1) Curriculum vitae
(2) List of achievements (research papers; teaching experience;
acquisition of research grants; awards; etc.)
(3) Copies of (at most five) important publications
(4) Summary of candidate's research activities and research plans for
data science (about 2 pages in A4 size)
(5) Names and contact addresses of two references

10. Application documents should be sent, and inquiries be addressed, to:
Professor Jun'ichi Takeuchi
Department of Informatics, Faculty of Information System and Electrical
Engineering, Kyushu University
744 Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan
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