Foreign Designated Professor position at ISEE, Nagoya Univ., Japan

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[2016-10-11]

The Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research (ISEE), Nagoya University, has a new opportunity to invite Foreign Designated Professors who will stay three months every year in ISEE to conduct research on science topics related to space and Earth, during the fiscal years 2017-2021.
ISEE has seven research divisions:
 1) integrated studies,
 2) cosmic ray research,
 3) heliospheric research,
 4) ionospheric and magnetospheric research,
 5) meteorological and atmospheric research,
 6) land-ocean ecosystem research, and
 7) chronological research.
It has four interdisciplinary research projects:
 a) solar-terrestrial climate research,
 b) space-earth environmental prediction,
 c) interaction of neutral and plasma atmospheres, and
 d) aerosol and cloud formation.
The Foreign Designated Professors are expected to conduct research related to at least one of these seven divisions and/or relevant to at least one of the four interdisciplinary research projects, and to enhance international collaborative research at ISEE.
In relation to this opportunity, ISEE at Nagoya University will hire one full-time Postdoctoral Research Fellow for each Foreign Designated Professor.
The announcement of opportunity and the selection of the Postdoctoral Research Fellow will be made by ISEE in consultation with the responsible Foreign Designated Professor.

Job details:
Employer: Nagoya University (The position is at the Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research (ISEE), Nagoya University)
Website: http://www.isee.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/index.html
Location: Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8601, Japan
Job type: Foreign Designated Professor
Salary: 750,000-1,680,000 Japanese yen per month
  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  Premiums for mandatory health insurance and welfare pension will be deducted from the payment.
Qualifications: Postgraduate - Doctorate/PhD, Nagoya University has a retirement age of 65 years old.
Job hours: 3 months per year through cross appointment (choose any continuous 3-month period from 1 April to 31 March in every fiscal year)

Required Application Materials: (All materials must be submitted in English.)
1. Curriculum vitae
2. Research plan (maximum three pages)
3. List of publications; provide separate lists for refereed journals and conference proceedings.
4. Names and contact information for two professional references

Application Deadline:
Monday, October 31, 2016, 17:00 (Japanese Standard Time)
Interviews may be held after the closing date.

Application Submission:
Please attach your application materials to an email and send them to machida at isee.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Inquiries:
For inquiries about this position, please contact
Prof. Shinobu Machida
Director of the Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research (ISEE), Nagoya University
Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8601, Japan
E-mail: Machida at isee.nagoya-u.ac.jp
TEL: +81-52-747-6303; FAX: +81-52-747-6313

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