Postdoctoral Position in Astronomy (NAOJ Project Research Fellow)

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2023
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
Job Announcement Text: 

The fellow is expected to spend up to 50 % of their time to jobs/researches requested by the project they belong to. For the details, please visit the following URLs and check the list of project jobs/researches. The applicant must designate a host researcher with the project in the table and should consult with the host researcher about the application and research plans shown by the project etc. The name of your desired project and host researcher must be included in a cover letter.

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The successful candidate should be able to start at April 1st, 2024 or later, but no later than September 30th, 2024. The term is for three years, including the probation period of six months. An annual performance 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 (Parttime Contract Employee) at NAOJ before, the term may be adjusted so that the total length of employment does not exceed five years. If the successful 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 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 September 27, 2023.

For inquiries, please contact:
Dr. Kentaro Motohara
[email protected]
Subject of e-mail: Question on NAOJ Project Research Fellow

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, December 31, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
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