CEDAR email: Foreign Designated Professor position at ISEE, Nagoya Univ., Japan

SHIOKAWA, Kazuo shiokawa at nagoya-u.jp
Thu Aug 18 23:38:39 MDT 2016

From: Kazuo Shiokawa  (shiokawa at nagoya-u.jp)

The Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research (ISEE) at Nagoya University, 
Japan, is actively seeking candidates for one or two Foreign Designated Professor 
positions.   See for details as below.  Deadline of application is Oct.31, 2016. 
Please contact appropriate ISEE staff in your field for details of the application. 

The Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research (ISEE), Nagoya University, 
has a new opportunity to invite Foreign Designated Professors who will stay three 
months every year in ISEE to conduct research on science topics related to space 
and Earth, during the fiscal years 2017-2021. ISEE has seven research divisions: 
1) integrated studies, 2) cosmic ray research, 3) heliospheric research, 
4) ionospheric and magnetospheric research, 5) meteorological and atmospheric 
research, 6) land-ocean ecosystem research, and 7) chronological research. It 
has four interdisciplinary research projects: a) solar-terrestrial climate research, 
b) space-Earth environmental prediction, c) interaction of neutral and plasma 
atmospheres, and d) aerosol and cloud formation. The Foreign Designated 
Professors are expected to conduct research related to at least one of these 
seven divisions and/or relevant to at least one of the four interdisciplinary 
research projects, and to enhance international collaborative research at ISEE. 
In relation to this opportunity, ISEE at Nagoya University will hire one full-time 
Postdoctoral Research Fellow for each Foreign Designated Professor. 
The announcement of opportunity and the selection of the Postdoctoral 
Research Fellow will be made by ISEE in consultation with the responsible 
Foreign Designated Professor. 

Job details:
  Employer: Nagoya University (The position is at the Institute for Space-Earth Environmental 
                   Research (ISEE), Nagoya University) 
  Website: http://www.isee.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/index.html
  Location: Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8601, Japan
  Job type: Foreign Designated Professor
  Salary: 750,000-1,680,000 Japanese yen per month 
      Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 
      Premiums for mandatory health insurance and welfare pension will be deducted from the payment. 
  Qualifications: Postgraduate - Doctorate/PhD, Nagoya University has a retirement age of 65 years old.  
  Job hours: 3 months per year through cross appointment (choose any continuous 
                   3-month period from 1 April to 31 March in every fiscal year)

Required Application Materials: (All materials must be submitted in English.)
1. Curriculum vitae 
2. Research plan (maximum three pages)
3. List of publications; provide separate lists for refereed journals and conference proceedings.
4. Names and contact information for two professional references

Application Deadline:
Monday, October 31, 2016, 17:00 (Japanese Standard Time)
Interviews may be held after the closing date.

Application Submission:
Please attach your application materials to an email and send them to machida at isee.nagoya-u.ac.jp

For inquiries about this position, please contact 
Prof. Shinobu Machida
Director of the Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research (ISEE), Nagoya University
Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8601, Japan
E-mail: Machida at isee.nagoya-u.ac.jp
TEL: +81-52-747-6303; FAX: +81-52-747-6313


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