Associate Professor

Department of Earth and Planetary Science, The University of Tokyo
Hongo, Tokyo, Japan
Jul 09, 2018
Aug 07, 2018
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The University of Tokyo Faculty Position / Solid Planetary Science

The Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo invites applications for a position at the Associate Professor level in the area of solid planetary science. We seek a creative individual with leadership ability in the field of solid planetary science based on planetary explorations and observations. The successful candidate will be appointed at the earliest possible date and is expected to teach classes, including lab and/or field classes, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. A Ph.D. or equivalent qualification at the time of appointment is required. If not already fluent in Japanese, he or she will be expected to achieve fluency sufficient for giving lectures and performing administrative duties within several years.
Interested persons should send (a) a curriculum vitae, including a list of publications; (b) statements of (i) their research experience, (ii) their teaching experience, (iii) their future research plans, and (iv) how they intend to contribute to undergraduate and graduate education in our department if appointed (about 2000 words in total); (c) reprints of five of their major publications; and (d) the names, addresses, and e–mail addresses of two referees. Applications must be received by Aug. 31, 2018 via e-mail.

E-mail submission: Send the above documents as one or more PDF files to the following mail address.

Include “Associate Professor in Solid Planetary Science” in the subject line. The total size of PDF file(s) attached to an e-mail message must be less than about 10MB. A receipt will be sent by e-mail within two business days after receiving the application.

*Information about the Department can be found at

*For additional information, contact Professor Seiji Sugita, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo.
Tel: +81–3–5841–4543

*The University of Tokyo is committed to gender equality in hiring.