September 14th, 2015
The Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University invites applications for a permanent Associate Professor position.
Job description and required qualification: The appointed associate professor is expected to conduct research on new topics, such as modeling of earthquakes and crustal activity based on seismic and continuous crustal deformation observations, and/or studies of earthquake generating mechanisms using laboratory or field experiments. These efforts should contribute to earthquake forecasting through research on earthquake generation and crustal activity related to intraplate earthquakes. The successful applicant is expected to support observation studies conducted at the Kamitakara Observatory and research projects related to the Hida region. The successful applicant is also expected to contribute to the Division of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University. He/she should have a Ph.D. or its equivalent and be proficient in Japanese.
Location: Crustal Activity Evaluation Laboratory, Research Center for Earthquake Prediction, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Gokasho, Uji, Kyoto 611-0011, JAPAN.
Starting date: As soon as possible after April 1st, 2016.
Working conditions: Working hours: 38 hours 45 minutes per week under full-time employment in a discretionary working system. Days off: Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays, Year-end and New Year holidays, University Foundation Day, and summer vacation.
Salary and benefits: To be determined in accordance with the existing employment regulations of Kyoto University.
Insurance: (1) Health and Pension Insurance covered by the National Government Employee’s Mutual Aid Association. (2) Unemployment Insurance, and (3) Worker’s Compensation.
Applicants should prepare the following material:
(1) Curriculum vitae
(2) List of publications (divided clearly into refereed journal papers and others)
(3) Copies of five relevant papers
(4) Brief summary of research and related contributions (up to two A4 pages)
(5) Statement of research plans (up to two A4 pages, including figures)
(6) Recommendation letters or names and contact information of two references (include addresses, fax numbers, and e-mail addresses)
The complete application package must arrive by the deadline of Nov. 16th, 2015 (JST) at the following address:
Selection Committee for RCEP Associate Professor, Crustal Activity Evaluation,
Administrative Office, Uji Campus,
Uji, Kyoto 611-0011 JAPAN
For inquiries, send email to apply_staff ‘at’ dpri.kyoto-u.ac.jp (replace ‘at’ with @)
For more information about DPRI, see http://www.dpri.kyoto-u.ac.jp/.
Kyoto University is an equal opportunity employer.