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Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor


Estuary Research Center, Shimane University

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Matsue, Japan


Relevant divisions
Climate: Past, Present & Future (CL)
Geomorphology (GM)
Nonlinear Processes in Geosciences (NP)




Preferred education

Application deadline
1 October 2019

1 July 2019

Job description

Duty of the position:
Conduct research on paleoenvironment, paleoclimate, and human impacts in estuaries and coastal lagoons based on analyses of sediments and/or geomorphology
Contract: three years

How to apply

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Application documents:
(1)Curriculum vitae including passport-style photo taken within the past month, current address, educational qualifications (doctor thesis title with registration number), professional (academic) experience, academic and social activities.
(2)Research achievement list divided into (a) peer-reviewed papers, (b) non-peer-reviewed papers, © book or book chapters, (d) published literature reviews, (e) proceedings papers in international conference publications (classified as with or without peer review), (f) invited lectures in international conferences, (g) academic awards, (h) research grants awarded as a principal investigator and (i) other.
(3)Offprints or copies of all peer-reviewed papers.
(4)Summary of recent research achievements, and a detailed description of your research plan after being recruited (limited to 1,000 words in total).
(5)A description of your broader, long-term, research aspirations (limited to 500 words).
(6)Applicant’s contact information, including the mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address.
(7)Two letters of recommendation or a list of two references for the applicant, including their name, institution, position, telephone number, and e-mail address.
The submitted documents will not be returned to the applicants. Application documents will not be used for purposes other than this job posting.
Deadline for the receipt of documents: 1st October 2019
Postal address for the document submission:
Required documents should be submitted to the following postal address by registered mail/courier marked with “Application for the Faculty Position at the Environmental Change Division” on the envelope.
Postal address: Academic Research Supporting Group, Regional Cooperation & Research Cooperation Section, Planning Division, Shimane University, 1060 Nishikawatsu, Matsue, Shimane 690-8504, Japan