Recruitment of Assistant Professor (Analytical chemistry and/or Biochemistry/Cell biology) in Faculty of Health Sciences, Hokkaido University

We invite applications for the position of Assistant Professor, in Faculty of Health Sciences, Hokkaido University as follows.

1. Position

Assistant Professor (The term of contract is 2 years.)

2. Department

– Faculty of Health Sciences
– To join in the Laboratory for Advanced Lipid Analysis (directed by Professor Shu-Ping Hui, M.D., Ph.D.) of the Health Innovation and Technology Center.


3. Research Field

(1) Analytical chemistry including liquid chromatography mass spectrometry
(2) Biochemistry/Cell biology

4. Qualifications

(1) Ph.D. at the time of appointment
(2) National qualification of clinical laboratory technologist in Japan
(3) Outstanding achievements and publications in the research field
(4) Ability to give both the lectures and practices in the graduate and undergraduate courses
(5) Strong motivation for education, research and other duties related to the management of the Faculty of Health Sciences
(6) Due to smoothly advance both education and research, communication skill in Japanese language

5. Desired Start Date

April 1, 2019

6. Probation Period

The probation period is three months.

7. Salary

The salary will be determined in accordance with the regulations of Hokkaido University.

8. Working Form

Discretionary labor system for professional work
*The working hours for a day is deemed as 7 hours and 45 minutes.

9. Health Insurance

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Mutual Aid Association, Employees Pension, Workers’ Accident
Compensation Insurance and Employment Insurance

10. Name of Recruiting Institution

Hokkaido University

11. Application materials

(1) Curriculum Vitae
*Free format with an attached photo taken within six months, academic history, degree, qualifications, record of awards and work history.
*Applicant who has been employed by Hokkaido University from April 1, 2013 (any position, including Part-time Lecture, TA, TF, RA and Short-term Support Assistant, etc.) should provide full details of your employment history.
(2) List of publications from 2007
(3) Summary of past and current research (about 1,000 words)
(4) Five copies of major publications (maximum 5 papers)
(5) Statement of research and education goals upon appointment
(about 1,000 words)
(6) A list of two references (including the names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses)

12. Application Deadline

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 (JST)
*The deadline must be strictly observed.

13. Application

Prof. Takeshi Saito, Dean
Faculty of Health Sciences, Hokkaido University
Kita-12 Nishi-5, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060-0812, Japan
*Application materials must be submitted by registered mail with
“Application for Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences (99)” in red ink on the surface of the envelope.
*The documents once submitted will not be returned.

14. Inquiries

Prof. Shu-Ping Hui
Faculty of Health Sciences, Hokkaido University
Kita-12 Nishi-5, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060-0812, Japan
E-mail: keino AT
*Change AT into @ when sending an e-mail.

Personal information will be exclusively used for the screening.

Please keep in mind no transportation fee is paid in case of an interview.

At Hokkaido University, we are actively promoting both education and research activities while relying on diverse human resources and gender equality. Therefore, we explicitly invite women qualified in research field to apply. We are also actively supporting a satisfying work-life-balance and are thus creating ideal environments for people to reach their full potentials.