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The Water and Material Cycles Division of the Institute of Low Temperature Science (ILTS)
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[Explanation of institution (recruitment background, institution details, explanation of project, etc.)]
ILTS, an inter-university research institute affiliated with Hokkaido University, promotes interdisciplinary studies on various natural phenomena occurring in the cryosphere. The Water and Material Cycles Division investigates water and material cycles and their variability in the climate system with a focus on cold regions.
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The successful applicant should have demonstrated abilities to be an excellent researcher and have high research productivity with the potential to lead new and innovative research programs. He or she is expected to conduct physical and observational studies on the polar oceans and sea ice. This includes publishing results regularly in high-impact journals and actively seeking funding in support of research. The applicant is expected to understand the role of the inter-university activity of ILTS. He or she is required to carry out education-related duties in the Graduate School of Environment in Hokkaido University and supervise graduate students. He or she should have a PhD and evidence of teaching at the university level in Japanese and/or English, or will obtain a PhD by the end of June, 2018. The starting date should be the earliest possible date. The term of contract is 5 years. A performance evaluation will be conducted and a successful employee can be tenured.
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Kita-19, Nishi-8, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-0819, Japan.
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An Assistant Professor
The starting date should be the earliest possible date.
Mathematical and physical sciences
Earth and planetary science
Assistant Professor level
The term of contract is 5 years. A performance evaluation will be conducted and a successful employee can be tenured.
Hokkaido district -
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The applicant should have a PhD and evidence of teaching at the university level in Japanese and/or English, or will obtain a PhD by the end of June, 2018.
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1. Probation Period
The probation period is three months.
The salary will be determined in accordance with the regulations of Hokkaido University.
3. Working Form
Discretionary labor system for professional work
- The working hours for a day is deemed as 7 hours and 45 minutes
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Mutual Aid Association, Employees Pension, Workers' Accident
Compensation Insurance and Employment Insurance
2018/05/07 Deadline for receipt
/notification of result
[Application method (Application documents/ Submission methods of Postal mail, e-mail, Web application (including description for using JREC-IN Portal "Web application" function) etc./ Where to send documents such as address, e-mail address, etc.)]
a)Curriculum Vitae: Free format with an attached photo taken within six months, your address, your complete academic career including your history of both teaching and research, your degrees, and your awards;
- Applicant who has been employed by Hokkaido University from April 1, 2013 (any position, including Part-time Lecturer, TA, TF, RA and Short-term Support Assistant, etc.) should provide full details of your employment history.
c)Reprints or copies of your significant publications: limit those to 5 and clearly reference them by labels on your publication list;
d)List of major research funds;
e)List of activities in international and domestic societies: includes committee activities and the invited presentations at the conferences;
f)Outline and results of past research (1-2 pages of A4 paper);
g)Research plans and perspective (1-2 pages of A4 paper);
h)Names of two references.
Monday, May 7, 2018 (JST)
- The deadline must be strictly observed.
Professor Naoto Ebuchi
Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University
Kita-19, Nishi-8, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-0819, Japan.
- Application materials must be submitted by registered mail with
ILTS will use the submitted documents only for the selection procedure. After the selection, all submitted documents will be destroyed by ILTS except for those of the selected candidate. ILTS will not return the documents to applicants.
[Contact details (department, official position, name, e-mail address, and phone number of the responsible person)] * Important
Direct inquiries are possible to Professor Kay I. Ohshima (Tel +81-11-706-5481,
Position announcement(An Assistant Professor).pdf