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Job : Associate Professor Location: Sapporo, JAPAN
 投稿日時: 2020-06-18 10:32:12 (12613 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 if you are applying for the job by email.


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


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:  

and on the Course at:




Graduate School of Environmental Sceince, Hokkaido University