Professor or Associate Professor (Periodontal Medicine) Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences
Hiroshima University Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences

[Explanation of institution (recruitment background, institution details, explanation of project, etc.)]
Hiroshima University has been selected as one of the 13 Type A (top type) universities under the fiscal 2014 program to support the creation of super global universities. Hiroshima University aims to become one of the global top 100 universities by continuously producing global talents and creating knowledge while promoting university reforms centering on the twin pillars of educational and research capabilities.


Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University invites applications for one (1) Professor, or Associate Professor position.
The Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University seeks applicants for one Professor, or Associate Professor position to strengthen our functions with regard to international dental education and research. The candidate is desired to have skills and experience to work on education and research in the field of Periodontology.



In education, we seek a person who can instruct graduate and undergraduate students in Periodontology and related subjects, while having sufficient knowledge to train students as advanced dental professionals or researchers in the School of Dentistry (Program of Dentistry and Program of Oral Health Science) and the Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences. Our School of Dentistry launched an International Dental Course in 2011 and is implementing student education to improve global student competency. In the school the teacher must conduct lectures as “Dual Linguistic Education" using English and Japanese.


In research, we seek a person who can conduct research on Periodontology. This person shall be able to conduct research projects in cooperation with laboratories within and outside Hiroshima University.
In a clinical aspect, we seek a person as Professor who can carry out clinical services and instruct undergraduate students in the Hiroshima University Hospital (Periodontics department etc.).
We seek a person in the abovementioned fields who has enthusiasm for educational and clinical activities and can achieve excellent research results. The person shall understand the principles and visions of our schools, hospital and university and have belief in and passion for our schools and university administration.


[Field of Specialization]

[Subject in charge]
・Undergraduate level (general education courses): Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students, etc.

・Undergraduate level (discipline specific courses): Periodontology, Basic Practice of Periodontics, Lifestyle-related Dentistry/Geriatric Dentistry, Quality and Safety Management in Dentistry, Oral Health Management, Examination and Diagnosis, Seminar and Practice of Periodontal Medicine, Advanced Course in Applied Oral Biology and Medicine, Clinical Practice, etc.

・Graduate level (master's programs): Advanced Lecture on Periodontal Medicine, Research on Periodontal Medicine, etc.

・Graduate level (doctoral programs): Advanced Seminar on Periodontal Medicine, Advanced Research on Periodontal Medicine, etc.

* In addition to the courses listed above, he or she may be asked to teach other general education courses and/or discipline specific courses in other departments and graduate schools.

[Address of work location and other information]
1-2-3, Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima 734-8553, Japan

[Number of positions]
Professor, or Associate Professor, one (1)
(Depending on the result of the performance reviews of the applicant at the time of employment, he/she may be decided on any of the following titles: Professor with tenure; Associate Professor on Tenure Track System)


[Starting date]
April 1, 2020

[Tenure Track System]


Tenure-track faculty members will undergo a tenure review within six (6) months prior to completion of the term of appointment, and those who have successfully passed the review process will be granted tenure along with promotion either to professor or associate professor.
Granting a candidate for tenure is subject to two reviewing process: an intermediate and final review. If a candidate is not granted tenure in final review, he/she will be dismissed from the university upon completion of the term of appointment.
If a candidate has taken a leave because of some life events such as delivering a baby, child-raising and caregiving, he/she may extend the term of appointment up to certain period according to the length of such leave.

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