Open call announcement for a Faculty Position at Estuary Research Center, Shimane University

    Shimane University
    Environmental scienceEarth science
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    01/10/2019 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
    Japan › Shimane
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[Explanation of institution]
Environmental Fluid Dynamic Research Division, Estuary Research Center, Shimane University.
The Estuary Research Center (EsReC) is the only research center in Japan devoted to the study of estuaries and brackish waters. EsReC consists of three research divisions: Environmental Change Division, Environmental Fluid Dynamics Division, and Aquatic Ecology Division.
The Environmental Fluid Dynamic Research Division focuses on hydrodynamics in various water bodies to further the understanding of, not only the physical aspects, but also biological and chemical features of brackish waters. The primary research focus of this division is on the complex environments created in regions where fresh and saline waters mix. This division also conducts research on rivers and coastal zones, which are important for understanding brackish water environments. In addition, this division specializes in water issues associated with artificial reservoirs, such as algal blooms, turbidity, and water temperature problems.

[Job details (duties, subject responsible for, etc.)]
(1) Research field
Paleoenvironmental science

(2) Duty of the position
1)Conduct research on paleoenvironment, paleoclimate, and human impacts in estuaries and coastal lagoons based on analyses of sediments and/or geomorphology

[Address of work location and other information]
Matsue, Shimane, Japan

[Available positions (Job title, number of positions, etc.)]
Assistant Professor, One

[Employment period]
From the first work day after 1 December 2019 to 31 March 2020.
This position may be extended up to a maximum of three years based on annual evaluations.


[Work hours]
Discretionary labor system for special work type based on the “Regulations Pertaining to Working Hours, Holidays and Leave for National University Corporation Shimane University Staff".

[Salary and benefits]
Based on the “Salary Regulations for National University Corporation Shimane, University Academic Staff Subject to Annual Salary System".

[Social insurance]
Successful candidate will join the National Public Service Personnel Mutual Aid Association, Employment insurance, and Workers' Accident Compensation Insurance.

Additional comments

1) Personal information contained in the application documents will be used solely for the purpose of screening applicants, and never for any other purposes. The university will not return your application documents.
2)Research Center and related information is available at https://www.esrec.shimane-u.ac.jp/eng/
Shimane University information is available at https://www.shimane-u.ac.jp/en/
3)Shimane University encourages applications from female scholars and promotes the co-activities of male and female scholars; http://gender.shimane-u.ac.jp/ (in Japanese). In accordance with the purpose of "Basic Law for Gender Equality Society", among equally qualified candidates, female applicants with be given priority. To accelerate international research activities, we welcome applications from overseas or non-Japanese researchers.

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EURAXESS offer ID: 423919
Posting organisation offer ID: D119070035


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