National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) is inviting applications for the positions of NAOJ fellow, in order to encourage highly qualified young researchers to participate in research activities at NAOJ. The research field of the applicants can be any field of astronomy or related researches being conducted at NAOJ.
The applicant must have a PhD degree in astronomy or related fields by the starting date. The term starts at 1 April 2019 or later, but no later than 30 September 2019. The term is for five years, subject to annual review.
The fellow will receive a monthly salary of 550,000 JPY (please confirm more detail on the observatory web : http://www.nao.ac.jp/en/job-vacancy.html) plus compensation for commuting expenses, and annual research funds of 1,000,000 JPY. Social insurance will be applied. Bonus and retirement allowances are not provided. The travel and relocation costs to NAOJ will be covered, subject to the travel regulations of NINS (the details have to be arranged with the administration office).
Applicants are required to use a NAOJ’s application system on the web:
Please fill out the form on the web and upload the documents specified on the application form (please confirm more detail on the observatory web : http://www.nao.ac.jp/en/job-vacancy.html). One reference letter should be uploaded by the person who has written the letter for you, following the instruction shown on the application form. The applications and the reference letter should be submitted by 12:00 Noon Japan Standard Time (3:00 UTC) on Sept. 14, 2018.