From: Dr. Tetsuro MATSUZAWA
Director, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University
Job Vacancy Announcement
Institution: Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University (KUPRI)
Department: Center for International Collaboration and Advanced
Studies in Primatology (CICASP)
Job Title: Assistant Professor
Opening Date: November 9th, 2011
Closing Date: December 6th, 2011
Formal Hiring Date: around April 2012
Job Term: from its start until March 31st 2014 plus 4 more years
1. Job description
The Primate Research Institute invites applications for an
assistant professor position in CICASP, a new center established in
2009. Kyoto University is one of the top universities in Japan. For
more information, please view the following website http://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en.
The Primate Research Institute is one of the 14 Research Institutes
of Kyoto University, and is an international center for primatology.
For further information, please visit: http://www.pri.kyoto-u.ac.jp.
CICASP aims to promote the international collaboration and advanced
studies in primatology. It also facilitates the entrance of
international students into the English Ph.D. and Master's program
in primatology for the Graduate School of Science. The
applicant must have a strong research background and a commitment to
teaching excellence, and an outstanding research record in
primatology in any domain of the discipline. The successful
candidate should be able to teach a masters course in "Topics
in Primatology" and to manage the center. Fluency in both
Japanese and English is essential.
2. Application procedure
Candidates are requested to submit the following documents in
triplicate (copies are acceptable). English or Japanese is acceptable.
(2) Detailed account of academic activity and research grant record.
(3) List of academic publications and reprints.
(4) List of non-academic/popular publications and reprints of those
most representative of your research.
(5) Summary of research that the candidate has conducted (about 1000
(6) Summary of research that the candidate intends to carry out at
KUPRI (about 1000 words).
(7) Ideas about how the candidate can contribute to the management
of CICASP (about 500 words)
All documents must arrive by the deadline (December 6th 2011), and
should be sent to the following address:
Dr. Tetsuro MATSUZAWA (Application for assistant professorship of
Director, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi
3. Selection procedure and feedback to candidates
A committee will be set up at KUPRI to evaluate all candidates,
based on the documents submitted. There might be an interview by
faculty members. The final decision will be made by all faculty
members. Each candidate will be informed of the final decision
pertaining to him/herself only.
4. Gender Equality
Kyoto University has been promoting for gender equality.
KUPRI is composed of the following research units: Department of
Evolution and Phylogeny, Department of Ecology and Social Behavior,
Department of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Department of Cellular
and Molecular Biology, the Center for Human Evolution Modeling
Research, the Center for International Collaboration and Advanced
Studies in Primatology. Graduate level education is conducted within
the Division of Biological Science in the Graduate School of Science.
Detailed information is available at the following web site: http://www.pri.kyoto-u.ac.jp.
For inquiries, please contact Tetsuro Matsuzawa