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Public advertisement for Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology

  1. Institution
  2. Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology

  3. Job Title
  4. One Assistant Professor

  5. Hiring Date
  6. April 1, 2013 or later

  7. Term of employment
  8. 5 years (reappointment is possible)

  9. Field
  10. Foundation and/or Application areas of Natural Language Processing, Machine Translation, Web Mining and Grammatical Error Correction/Detection

  11. Qualifications
  12. (1) PhD degree is required at the date of hiring, favorably with research and/or educational experience abroad

    (2) One who has excellent scholarly achievements in one or more areas of Natural Language Processing, Machine Translation, and Large scale Corpus Processing

    (3) One who can enthusiastically promote the education of graduate students of Information Science and frontier research

  13. Terms of employment
  14. (1) Workdays: Workdays: From Monday through Friday except for the following holidays

    (2) Holidays: Saturday, Sunday, national holidays, the end and beginning of the year and the anniversary of the founding of NAIST (October 1st)

    (3) Working hours: a discretionary labor system

  15. Salary
  16. Based on the salary payment rules of NAIST

  17. Allowance
  18. Based on the salary payment rules of NAIST (commuting allowance, family allowance, house allowance, end-of-the-year bonus, etc.)

  19. Welfare
  20. Join the MEXT mutual aid association (health insurance and annuity), workers' accident insurance and employment insurance

  21. 11. Application document
  22. (1) Curriculum vitae (NAIST format listed below)
    http://www.naist.jp/en/about_naist/job_opportunities/resume_format/index.html

    (2) Achievement list of research and education (NAIST format listed below)
    http://www.naist.jp/job/pdfs/youshiki04_e.doc

    (3) Reprints or copies of three recent reviewed journal or conference papers

    (4) Statement of purpose (400-500 words)

    (5) One letter of recommendation

  23. Selection procedure
  24. Document based screening. Hearing and interview by faculty members may take place when considered necessary.

  25. All documents must arrive no later than February 28, 2013.


  26. All documents should be sent to the following address:
  27. Professor Kotaro Minato, Dean of the Graduate School of Information Science,
    Nara Institute of Science and Technology,
    8916-5 Takayama, Ikoma, Nara 630-0192, Japan
    Write in red as ‘ Job Application: NLP ’ on the front of the envelope.
    All documents should be used only for the purpose of the screening and should never be used for any other purposes.

  28. For inquires
  29. To Professor Yuji Matsumoto, Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, 8916-5 Takayama, Ikoma, Nara 630-0192, Japan
    E-mail: matsu@is.naist.jp 
    FAX:+81-743-72-5249