日本海洋地球科学与技术局截止日期 / 2017-06-23
JAMSTEC wants to help talented young researchers who have completed promising Ph.D. theses to develop their scientific excellence. For this purpose, JAMSTEC has established an international postdoctoral fellowship programme. It is intended that research grants will be provided to successful applicants which will facilitate smooth start-up of his/her research in JAMSTEC (¥1,000,000 for the first fiscal year and ¥500,000 for each of the second and third years). The successful applicant will also have access to the necessary facilities and equipment at JAMSTEC during the contract period.
Successful applicants to this programme are expected to conduct scientific work independently on research topics of their own proposing or to proceed with research at JAMSTEC. The successful applicant will also have access to the necessary facilities and equipment at JAMSTEC during the contract period.
A mentor will be designated to each JAMSTEC Postdoctoral Fellow, who will facilitate his/her research activities and evaluate research progress each year.
During the fellowship period, the administration section of JAMSTEC will provide support regarding personal issues (e.g., preparing immigration documents, finding an apartment, etc.).
Relevant Research Fields：
Any natural science or engineering field.
(We welcome applicants without experience or background in Oceanography or Earth Sciences.)
Applicants are required to have been awarded or expect to have obtained a Ph.D. in a related field by the date of employment. In addition, no more than five years may have passed between the last day of the fiscal year in which the applicants obtained a Ph.D. and the date of employment. (Applicants who earned a Ph.D. after April, 2012 will be eligible.)
*Persons of any nationality and either gender are encouraged to apply.
Any of the following JAMSTEC research sites:
Yokohama Institute of Earth Science,
Kochi Core Research Institute,
Mutsu Research Institute
Working Conditions & Contract Period：
(1) Number of positions:
4 - 5 JAMSTEC Postdoctoral Fellow positions
(2) Type of contract:
(3) Working Hours:
Discretionary labor system
(4) Contract Period:
Period of employment is from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019. One contract period is maximum one fiscal year. The contract period can be renewed but the total contract period is a maximum three fiscal years (until March 31, 2021).
Annual salary (paid in 1/12 equal monthly payments)
*There is no raise, bonus, or retirement allowance.
Please visit our website for more details regarding this recruitment;
The required documents must be sent by POST and should reach JAMSTEC on or before the closing date. Documents in electronic format will NOT be accepted.
Contact： JAMSTEC Human Resources Division II
The Japanese government encourages social advancement of women. In accordance with this principle and under the JAMSTEC’s principle of gender equality, in this call for applicants, JAMSTEC encourages all qualified female researchers to apply. If a male and a female applicant are evaluated equally, we will select the female applicant.