Professor, geochronology - Nagoya, Japan

The Institute of Space-Earth Environmental Research, Nagoya University (ISEE), Japan, invites applications for a full professorship in geochronology.

Logistics

This position would start 1 April 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Description

ISEE, one of the Joint Usage/Research Centers in Japan, fosters interdisciplinary research in space and earth sciences. To understand phenomena occurring in the integrated system of the Earth, sun, and universe, ISEE promotes a wide variety of collaborative research for solving issues in the global environment and human society in the space age.

A research division of ISEE, the Division for Chronological Research have conducted basic and applied research into radioactive age dating methods to understand the 4.6-billion-year history of the Earth, and is committed to educating undergraduate and graduate students as a cooperative faculty of the Graduate School of Environmental Studies, and Nagoya University.

The Division for Chronological Research is seeking outstanding applicants who have a strong track record in geochronological research and who will promote Space-Earth Environmental Science through an empirical approach, with the goal of understanding the history of Earth.

Successful candidates are not only expected to promote international collaboration and inte rdisciplinary research as well as innovative research in- cluding the Joint Usage/Research programs of ISEE, but also contribute proactively to the development of young researchers and students.

Requirements

Doctoral degree and proficient Japanese language skills necessary to perform duties.

A strong track-record in geochronological research and a willingness to promote Space-Earth Environmental Science through an empirical approach, with the goal of understanding the history of Earth.

Applications

Applications close Wednesday 31 October 2018, midnight JST.

To read the full position description and details on how to apply, go to: http://www.isee.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/2018/07/koubo2018-6_en.pdf

Further information

General questions can be sent to Hiroyuki Kitagawa: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.