Announcement of a faculty vacancy in the Geology and Geobiology Group, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University
Geology and Geobiology Group, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Graduate School of Environmental Studies
Job Title and Number of Positions Available
One position at the Professor level
Date of Commencement of Employment
As early as possible after 1st April 2018.
The Geology and Geobiology Group carries out research using geological materials derived from the earth’s surface to the upper mantle with the aim of understanding how they form and their links to global geological phenomena such as plate tectonics and global environment. Through our work on both ancient and modern examples, we aim not only to contribute to understanding how the earth has come to be, but also provide informed opinions on how the global environment may change. For more details see our home page (*1).
We seek to employ a person who can collaborate with the present faculty members of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, and in particular the Geology and Geobiology Group (*2), to conduct research and education in the field of structural geology and/or petrology. The successful applicant will have teaching duties at the graduate level in the Graduate School of Environmental Studies, and at the undergraduate level in the Faulty of Science (Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences) and the Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Applicants must satisfy all of the following requirements:
Application materials required (in Japanese or English)
Please mail all the application documents (1) – (7) both as printed material and as pdf files in a CD-R or DVD-R. (Please note that it will not be accepted by e-mail).
All application documents must arrive by Monday 2nd October 2017.
Address to Which to Application Documents should be sent
Prof. Masao TAKANO (Head of Department)
*Applications should be sent in one envelope and Application documents for a faculty position in the Geology and Geobiology Group should be clearly written on the front in red. 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, Earth and Planetary Physics, and Ecology
(scheduled to be established April, 2018). In addition, members of the EPS Division work in close
collaboration with members of the Earth and Planetary Dynamics Group (Earthquake and Volcano
Research Center affiliated with the Graduate School of Environmental Studies) and the Earth History
Study Group (The Nagoya University Museum and Center for Chronological Research). In addition to
their primary affiliation to the Graduate School of Environmental Studies, faculty members are also
affiliated to Faculty of Science and responsible for the undergraduate program in Earth Sciences. For
further information on the organizations please refer to the following home pages.
*1: More information concerning the Geology and Geobiology Group is available at the following web site.
Professor: Makoto TAKEUCHI, Present appointment