Full Professor, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, August 20, 2021
Archive Date: 
Friday, October 29, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)
Department Name: 
Solar Science Observatory Project
Street Line 1: 
2-21-1 Osawa
Job Announcement Text: 

NAOJ has been playing a key role in the development of solar research by acquiring and accumulating observation data delivered for research on solar activity. NAOJ has the Solar Science Observatory (SOL) Project, which operates ground-based facilities (Mitaka telescopes, Nobeyama radio polarimeter), and contributes to the operation of the currently running satellite HINODE as well as the development of the satellite mission Solar-C in cooperation with the SOLAR-C project. The SOL project drives the development of advanced technology for next-generation solar observations through the CLASP and FOXSI rocket experiments and the SUNRISE balloon project. The SOL project is also expected to maintain international research competitiveness with a suite of the solar satellite missions, sub-orbital missions, and existing ground-based facilities.

We invite applications for a professor position to lead the SOL project at NAOJ. The successful candidate is expected to drive the research activities mentioned above by involving not only the project members but also domestic and international solar researchers. The successful candidate leads the SOL project to contribute to the SOLAR-C project and to plan future solar observation projects by inheriting and developing the scientific and technological assets accumulated through the rocket, balloon, and ground-based solar observations. The responsibilities of the leader include continuously demonstrating leadership and outstanding performance in research activities, besides promoting collaborations among NAOJ scientists and engineers to stimulate the productivity of science and development by making the best use of NAOJ's strengths.

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Job description - contact
Prof. Iguchi, Satoru
E-mail: s.iguchi_AT_nao.ac.jp (replace _AT_ with @)

Job application system or other items - contact
E-mail: apply-SOL-prof20211029_AT_nao.ac.jp (replace _AT_ with @)

Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 29, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Satoru Iguchi