Postdoctoral Position in Astronomy(NAOJ Project Research Fellow)

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Publish Date: 
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
Job Announcement Text: 

National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) invites applications for three positions of NAOJ Project Research Fellow. The successful candidates are expected to spend more than 50% of their time for their own research and the rest of time conducting the project research or job. The applicant selects a host researcher with a project research/job theme set by the projects, centers or science division. Please refer to the following URL:

The term starts at April 1, 2021 or later, but no later than September 30, 2021. The term is for three years, including the probation period of six months. Annual review will be conducted. At the end of the contract term, there is no possibility for contract extension. If the successful candidate had been a Project Research Fellow or a Researcher (Part-time Contract Employee)  at NAOJ before, the term may be adjusted so that the total length of employment does not exceed five years.

Please visit the following link for more information regarding the position, required qualifications, and application materials.

The application deadline is October 30, 2020, 12:00 noon (JST).


For inquiries, please contact:

Dr. Masao Saito

Director of Research Coordination

National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Replace _AT_with @-sign.)

Subject of e-mail: “Question on NAOJ Fellow”

Phone +81-422-34-3514

Application Deadline: 

Friday, October 30, 2020

Current Status of Position: 

Accepting Applicants

Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 30, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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