Assistant Professor, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) Division of Science

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Publish Date: 
Friday, May 6, 2022
Archive Date: 
Friday, July 1, 2022
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
Department Name: 
Division of Science
Street Line 1: 
2-21-1 Osawa
Job Announcement Text: 

NAOJ has been playing a leading role in the forefront of astronomical research worldwide, as demonstrated in the construction and operation of large-scale astronomical facilities as well as in the development of space-based instruments. The Division of Science was established in April 2019 as a new division of NAOJ, aiming to explore new fields of growth in natural sciences for further advancement of astronomy.

We invite applications for an assistant professor at the Division of Science, who conducts pioneering studies by bringing new ideas and key innovation to astronomy. The applicants should have an excellent track record of research in any fields of theoretical and/or observational astronomy. The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate high-impact research based on their creative ideas. The successful candidate is encouraged to explore the new possibilities of astronomy and to take the initiative in promoting scientific activities that impact relevant research fields. The responsibilities of this position require continuously demonstrating independent and outstanding performance in research activities, and also promoting collaborations among NAOJ scientists as well as collaborations among international and Japanese communities to stimulate productivity of science by making the best use of NAOJ’s facilities. Education of young scientists, including supervising students in the PhD’s program, is also encouraged.

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Deadline: 2022-07-01, 12:00 (noon) (JST)

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Professor Kentaro Motohara,
Directer of Research Coordination, NAOJ

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Application Deadline: 
Friday, July 1, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Kentaro Motohara