Project Assistant Professor (NAOJ Fellow), National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
National Astronomical Obseratory of Japan
Street Line 1: 
2-21-1 Osawa
Job Announcement Text: 

National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) invites applications for the positions of
NAOJ fellow, in order to encourage highly qualified young researchers to participate in research
activities at NAOJ. Please refer to the following URL:

The applicant must designate a host researcher among NAOJ Research and Academic staff, and should consult with the host researcher about the application and research plans. Please refer to the following list.

The fellow will become a member of the project in NAOJ which their host researcher belongs to, and work at one of the NAOJ campuses at Mitaka (Tokyo, JPN), Mizusawa (Iwate, JPN), Nobeyama (Nagano, JPN), Kamioka (Gifu, JPN), Okayama (Okayama, JPN), Hawaii (Hilo, Hawaii, USA.), and Chile (Santiago, CHL).

The appointment term shall start on April 1, 2023 or later, but the candidate is expected to begin his/her appointment no later than September 30, 2023. The term is for five years, including the probation period of six months. Annual review will be conducted. If the candidate had been an NINS employee within six months retroactively from starting date, the term will be set so that the total employed period does not exceed ten years.

Please visit NAOJ Web site using the following link for more information regarding the position,labor conditions, required qualifications, and application materials.

The application deadline is 12:00 noon (JST) (3:00 UTC) on August 1, 2022.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, August 1, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, October 31, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
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Kentaro Motohara
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