Postdoctoral Position in Astronomy (NAOJ Project Research Fellow)

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Publish Date: 
Monday, September 26, 2022
Archive Date: 
Monday, October 31, 2022
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 applicants for three position 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 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 stars at April 1, 2023 or later, but no longer than September 30, 2023. 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 responsibiity for contract extension. If the successful candidate had been a Project Research Fellow or a Researcer (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 12:00 noon (JST) (3:00 UTC) on November 1, 2022.

For inquiries, please contact:
Dr. Kentaro Motohara
Director of Research Coordination
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan _AT_with @-sign.)
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Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
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