Announcement of a faculty vacancy in the Earth Environment Systems Group, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University
AffiliationEarth Environment Systems Group, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Graduate School of Environmental Studies
Job Title and Number of Positions Available
One position at the Assistant Professor level with fixed term
Five years with possible promotion to lecturer (tenured) after review.
Date of Commencement of Employment
As early as possible after 1st October 2017.
The Earth Environmental Systems Group of Nagoya University focuses on the mechanism of changes in earth and environmental systems and the design of a sustainable earth-society system based on the treatment of the Earth as a single integrated system of nature and human society. More specifically, the faculty members of this group work in the fields of earth observation by remote sensing, designing sustainable local communities and evaluation of forest belowground ecosystems under changing environmental conditions. Our department seeks to employ a person who has made significant achievements in a related field and can promote research closely related to the speciality of at least one of the present members of the Group. The applicant is also expected to actively participate in a new academic endeavor named "Clinical Environmental Studies", which is an interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary research and educational activity established as part of the Global COE Program From Earth System Science to Basic and Clinical Environmental Studies at Nagoya University. The successful applicant is also expected to cooperate with the Education and Research Center of Sustainable Co-Development and other departments in the Graduate school of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University.
Applicants must satisfy all of the following requirements.
Application materials required (in Japanese or English)
Where applicable, both of the above documents should include descriptions of experience, either as a student or instructor, with the special graduate school educational support programs such as Program for Leading Graduate Schools, or the Global COE program.
All application documents must arrive by Wednesday 31 May 2017.
Address to Which to Application Documents should be sent
Prof. Masao TAKANO
*Applications should be sent in one envelope and Application documents for a faculty position in the Earth Environmental Systems Group should be clearly written on the front in red. The envelope should contain all the application documents both as printed material and as pdf files recorded on a CD-R or DVD. The application package should be sent by registered mail.
The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences consists of the Earth and Planetary Science Division (EPS) and Hydrospheric-Atmospheric Science Division (HAS). The present position is available in the EPS Division, which consists of four separate Groups (or koza): Earth Systems Science, Geology and Geobiology, Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry, and Earth and Planetary Physics.
More information concerning the Graduate School of Environmental Studies, the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and the Education and Research Center of Sustainable Co-Development, Nagoya University, is available at the following web sites.
Current staff members of the Earth Environmental Systems Group (as of April 2017)
Professor: Yasushi YAMAGUCHI, Masao TAKANO