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Job : Position Open: Professor
 投稿日時: 2018-12-20 11:26:00 (1054 ヒット)

Position Open: Professor Location: Sapporo, JAPAN

Faculty of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University invites applications for the academic position of professor.

Available position: Professor

Number of vacancies: 1

Group of Biogeosystem Science, Section of Earth System Science, Faculty of Environmental Earth Science.

Research field:
Geochemistry for marine, atmosphere, and/or terrestrial systems. We are seeking a candidate who will conduct the research of environmental variations on the basis of field observations and laboratory work with a broad horizon in time and space.

Education in charge:
Course in Geochemistry, Division of Earth System Science, Graduate School of Environmental Science. The Course will be renamed as Course in Biogeochemistry, starting from April 1, 2019.

The applicant must have a doctoral degree. The candidate is expected to have a remarkable achievement and leadership in the related research field, and to lead education and research for students in the education course.

Probationary period: 3 months

Working hours:
Discretionary working system in the type of professional work. The successful candidate will be deemed to have worked for 7 hours 45 minutes per working day.

Salary and allowances:
Compensation based on the employment regulations of Hokkaido University

Social insurance:
Employees’ Pension Insurance (Kousei Nenkin), MEXT Mutual Aid Association Health Insurance, Employment Insurance, Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance

Required application documents:
<Submit the following (1) – (6) in hard copy in A4 format>
(1) A full curriculum vitae
(2) A list of scientific publications (they should be classified into original peer-reviewed papers, reviews, and others), and a list of external research funds awarded to the applicant
(3) Reprints or photocopies of 5 representative papers
(4) Outlines of research history and future perspectives (about 1,000 words)
(5) Outlines of education experience and future perspectives (about 1,000 words)
(6) Two references with their contact information
<Also submit>
A storage medium (CD, DVD or USB flash drive) with PDF files of the above (1) – (6) saved.
Create a PDF file for each document.

Closing date for application:
Friday, March 15, 2019 (Japan Standard Time. Closing date must be strictly observed.)

Expected starting date:
October 1, 2019

To apply:
Submit all documents described in the above "Required Application Documents" by post* to

Professor and Head of Section
Earth System Science, Faculty of Environmental Earth Science
Hokkaido University
Kita 10 Nishi 5, Kita-Ku, Sapporo 060-0810, JAPAN
Phone/Fax +81 11 706 2367

*Please mark "CV Enclosed - Professor" in red on the envelope.
*Applying from within Japan - send application by recorded delivery or Letter Pack Plus.
*Applying from overseas – send application by international registered mail e.g. EMS.

Note: Submitted documents will not be returned to the applicant. All documents will be responsibly shredded and all data destroyed by our staff following a screening meeting.
Please make a preliminary contact with Prof. Tanimoto at if you are applying for the job by email.

All inquiries regarding this position should be directed to Prof. Tanimoto at

Beside the above job description, the successful candidate is asked to give education to undergraduate students as well. Further information on the Faculty/Graduate school is
available at:
and on the Course at:

Graduate School of Environmental Sceince, Hokkaido University