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Job : Associate Professor Location: Sapporo, JAPAN
 投稿日時: 2020-06-18 10:32:12 (13036 ヒット)

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

Available position: Associate Professor

Number of vacancies: 1


Group of Atmospheric-Ocean Physics, Section of Earth System Science, Faculty of Environmental Earth Science.

Research field:

Atmospheric and oceanic sciences. We are seeking a candidate who will conduct the research mainly in the field of physical oceanography and atmospheric dynamics with a global perspective.

Education in charge:

Course in Atmosphere-Ocean and Climate Dynamics, Division of Earth System Science, Graduate School of Environmental Science.


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

Probationary period: 3 months

Working hours:

Discretionary working system in the type of professional work. The working hours for a day is deemed as 7 hours and 45 minutes.

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, and Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance.

Required application documents:

<Submit the following (1) – (6) in hard copy in A4 or Letter size format >

(1) A full curriculum vitae

(2) A list of scientific publications (it 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 (500-1000 words)

(6) Two references with their contact information

<Also submit>

A removable medium, such as a CD, DVD or USB flash drive, with PDF-formatted files of above documents (1) – (6).

Closing date for application:

September 7, 2020 (Japan Standard Time. Closing date will be strictly observed.)

Job starting date:

April 1, 2021

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 2379


*Please mark "CV Enclosed - Professor" in red on the envelope.

*Applying from within Japan - send your application by recorded delivery or Letter Pack Plus.

*Applying from overseas – send your 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 will be destroyed by our staff following a screening meeting.

Please make a preliminary contact with Prof. Yamamoto at myama@ees.hokudai.ac.jp if you are applying for the job by email.


All inquiries regarding this position should be directed to Prof. Yamamoto at myama @ees.hokudai.ac.jp


Besides the above job description, the successful candidate is supposed to have classes for undergraduate students in Japanese. Further information on the Faculty/Graduate school is available at:            https://www.ees.hokudai.ac.jp

and on the Course at:         http://wwwoa.ees.hokudai.ac.jp/index_e.html




Graduate School of Environmental Sceince, Hokkaido University