Position as Associate Professor in Political Science (Japan)
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
The Department of Sociology and Political Science is now accepting applications for a tenured position as associate professor in political science specialising in Japan.
For the time being there are 70 people employed at the Department, including 23 professors and 6 adjunct professors.
Main work tasks connected with the available position:
Lead the Japan Programme at the NTNU and take part in the activities of the programme such as teaching, seminars for private industry, student exchange and research cooperation with universities in Japan.
The associate professor is expected to assume a regular teaching load and to carry out work with respect to examinations without additional compensation. The associate professor has a right and a duty to conduct research within his/her field, and is also expected to take on some administrative duties. As an average the associate professor's research time and teaching load should be equivalent.
Qualifications of applicant:
- High level competence in Japanese (language)
- Hold a PhD
- Work experience within research and teaching activities, preferably (also) on other East Asian countries in addition to Japan
Applicants are not required to speak Norwegian, as many of the courses held at Norwegian universities are taught in English. However, NTNU requires that within three years the employee must have acquired a certain level of competence in Norwegian or another Scandinavian language.
Applicants deemed most qualified will be asked to come for an interview and to hold a sample lecture or another test to demonstrate pedagogic qualifications.
NOK 30,716 ($4,300) 45,483 ($6,368) per month (before tax deduction), depending on qualifications/ seniority. From this, 2% for public pension will be deduced.
For more information, contact Department Chair Ola Listhaug,
tel. +47 73 59 17 15,
The application should give information on education, exams, work experience and language competence. Certified copies of degrees /transcripts must be enclosed. Applicants must within the deadline, provide/send the following documents:
- 5 copies of the application
- 5 copies of each of the certified documents
- 3 copies of all:
- Scientific work (published or not) that the applicant would like to count in the assessment of the application (maximum 10 pieces of work), together with a list of the work that is enclosed.
-A brief review of what piece(s) of scientific work that the applicant considers as the most important ones, and that he/she would like to be given particular attention to in the assessment process.
-A list of all the (scientific) work accomplished by the applicant, also giving details on publications.
Deadline: March 19, 2004
Please mark the application with 'J.nr. 528'.
The application together with enclosures should be sent to the following address:
Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology Management