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Graduate School of Env.Science / Faculty of Env.Earth Science
Hokkaido University
N10W5 Sapporo
Hokkaido 060-0810

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Posted 2018-01-16

The Faculty of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University invites qualified applicants to apply for the following vacancy.

1. Job title
Associate professor, full time

2. Institution
Group of Environmental Geography, Section of Integrated Environmental Science, Faculty of Environmental Earth Science

3. Educational responsibilities
Course in Human and Ecological Systems, Division of Environmental Science Development, Graduate School of Environmental Science

4. Research field: Environmental Geography
The successful applicant is expected to conduct research in areas related to environmental geography such as analysis and conservation of human-ecological systems, and establishment of sustainable ecosystems and human society.

5. Qualifications
The applicant must have a doctoral degree and excellent achievements in the related research fields. The successful applicant must conduct education for graduate students in English.

6. Applicants are required to submit the following documents:
(1) Curriculum Vitae and Researcher ID (or ORCID)
(2) Lists of scientific publications (peer reviewed original papers and others should be separated) and research grants obtained
(3) Copies of representative papers (up to 5)
(4) Summaries of past research and educational activities (approx. 1,000 and 600 words, respectively)
(5) Future plans for research and education (approx. 1,000 and 600 words, respectively)
(6) Names of two references with contact information
(7) CD, DVD, or USB memory containing above information (1-6) in PDF files

7. Deadline for receipt
April 25, 2018
Dossier and materials for application should be sent to the following address by registered mail. In the case of applying by E-mail, please contact Tatsufumi Okino in advance.

8. Expected date of appointment
The earliest day of convenience after or on the day of October 1, 2018

9. Address for application and inquiry
Prof. Tatsufumi Okino
Section of Integrated Environmental Science
Faculty of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University
N10-W5, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-0810, Japan
Tel. +81-11-706-4519

10. Information about our organization can be found at:

11. Notes
The successful applicant may also be required to teach undergraduate students.
Hokkaido University actively promotes both education and research while fostering diverse human resources and gender-equality. We encourage applications from woman candidates in this research field.
Dossier will not be returned but carefully discarded after the review process is completed.


Posted 2017-08-30

Homecoming Day 2017 will be held on Friday, September 29th at the Graduate School of Environmental Science. Please check the event schedule below and join us!

¢¡Friday, September 29th
1) Courses and laboratories panel exhibition
[2:00PM – 5:00PM] GSES Entrance Hall

2) Lectures by OBs & OGs – They talk about their graduate school days, job-hunting episodes, and current job stories.
[3:00PM – 6:00PM] GSES Room D201 (No reservation needed)

3:00PM – 3:30PM¡¡Matsuno Environmental Science Award Ceremony
3:30PM – 4:00PM¡¡Md. Shariful Islam (Ph.D., 2014, Department of Agricultural Chemistry, Patuakhali Science and Technology University in Bangladesh)
4:00PM – 4:30PM¡¡Ryu Saiki (Ph.D., 2016, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute of the University of Tokyo)
4:30PM – 5:00PM¡¡Venus Leopardas (Ph.D., 2015, Institute of Fisheries Research and Development, Mindanao State University in Philippines)
5:00PM – 5:30PM¡¡Sayaka Fujita (Ph.D., 2016, National Institute of Technology, Tomakomai College)
5:30PM – 6:00PM¡¡Yasuhide Yamada (Former Cabinet Secretariat of the Government of Japan)

3) BBQ/Genghis Khan/Jingisukan Party¡¡
[6:30PM – 8:00PM] Experiment Farm Storage House of Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere
Fee: Students \1,000 / Non-students \5,000

Reservations are required for the BBQ/Jingisukan party by September 26th at . If you need to cancel your reservation, please email to, Environmental Science Alumni Association Office.

Hokkaido University¡Çs Homecoming Day is scheduled on Saturday, September 30th. Please visit for more details. (Japanese website only)


Posted 2017-05-25

This missing occurred ONLY in Japanese ver.


Posted 2017-05-16

Guidelines for applicants Master¡Çs and Doctoral Courses have been updated.


Posted 2017-05-10

Schedules for entrance examinations and information sessions of the fiscal year 2017 are available now. Information sessions for prospective students will take place in Sapporo, Tokyo, and Osaka. Please come to the sessions to learn more about our school. Visit the link below for more information.


Graduate School of Environmental Sceince, Hokkaido University