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 投稿日時: 2021-05-17 10:41:07 (2799 ヒット)

Hokkaido University Faculty of Environmental Earth Science


Position Open: Associate Professor

Location: Sapporo, JAPAN


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

Available position: Associate Professor, full time (Tenured)

Number of vacancies: 1


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

Research field:

Paleoenvironmental science. We seek a candidate who will reconstruct past environmental changes through a combination of sediment core analysis and in-situ observation, conduct research from the perspective of geochemical cycles, and be enthusiastic about graduate education in earth and environmental sciences (paleoclimatology, stratigraphy, sedimentology, and isotope geochemistry).

Education in charge:

Course in Biogeochemistry, 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 be able to contribute to education and research for students in the above education course.

Probationary period: 3 months.

Working hours:

The discretionary working system in the type of professional work. The working hours for a day are 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.


Hokkaido University.

Measures to prevent second-hand smoke:

No smoking on the premises.

Required application documents: (in hard copy in A4 or Letter size except (7))

(1) A full curriculum vitae (add your Web of Science Researcher ID if available).

(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 copies of five 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.

(7) A storage medium, such as a CD, DVD or USB flash memory, containing PDF files of the above documents (1) – (6).

Closing date for application:

August 16, 2021 (Japan Standard Time. Closing date will be strictly observed.)

Job starting date:

January 1, 2022 or thereafter.

Address for application and inquiry:

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

Email: horinout ees.hokudai.ac.jp


* The application documents should be sent to the above address by registered post mail (Letter Pack Plus or recorded delivery in Japan and EMS from overseas). Please mark "CV Enclosed – Associate Professor" in red on the envelope. Submitted documents will not be returned but carefully discarded after the review process.

Please make initial contact in advance if you want to apply by email.


Besides the above job description, the successful candidate is expected to join the undergraduate education (lectures and practices in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, School of Science, and General Education Courses) using Japanese language. Further information on the Faculty/Graduate school is available at:        https://www.ees.hokudai.ac.jp

and on the Course at:         https://pablos.ees.hokudai.ac.jp/bgc/index.html


Graduate School of Environmental Sceince, Hokkaido University