FY2017 - Research and Development (R&D) Center for Ocean Drilling Science (ODS)

Scientist or Technical Scientist


Job Description Research and Development (R&D) Center for Ocean Drilling Science (ODS), JAMSTEC is soliciting applications for a few full-time TENURE-TRACK positions as Scientist or Technical Scientist. The successful applicants will be engaged in the third medium-term plan.

Details of the research at ODS can be found at http://www.jamstec.go.jp/ods/e/

Research Description

  • Research and development on crustal dynamics and material circulation using information and samples derived from boreholes.
  • Research and development on plate and magma generation and development.
  • Research and development on the dynamics of Earth's interior using drilling science.

Job Specification

As members of ODS, the successful applicants will conduct research and development to create a new scientific field using information and samples derived from boreholes. ODS is pioneering research and development to establish the field of borehole informatics, a new scientific approach with the goal of understanding the dynamic nature of Earth phenomena by integrating various subsurface information.

Related Research Fields

Structural geology, geophysics, rock mechanics, geochemistry, information science, petrology, sedimentology, resource engineering, rock physics and other related fields.

Location: Yokohama, Japan
Closing Date: 03 February 2017

For further information please see at: http://www.jamstec.go.jp/e/about/recruit/ods_20170203.html

published: 06 January 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.