Thread: Visiting Professor / Post-doctoral Researcher

Started: 2020-07-08 08:09:27
Last activity: 2020-07-08 08:09:27
Int'l Office
2020-07-08 08:09:27
Institution: Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
Open Until: 2020-08-14

Call for 2021 Visiting Professor/Post-doc position at ERI. The deadline is August 14 (Friday), 2020.

For more details, please visit

The Earthquake Research Institute (ERI), the University of Tokyo, invites applications for Visiting Professor / Post-doctoral fellow positions in the research fields of earthquakes, tsunamis, their engineering, volcanoes, and physics of the earth’s interior. The period of each position will be from four* to twelve months between 1 April 2021 and 31 March 2022. (* Three months is also possible, if candidates cannot leave their institutions for more than three months.)

Successful candidates are expected to carry out research at ERI as an employee of the University of Tokyo. Monthly salary, ancillary expenses including partial housing costs and commuting allowance will be paid following the rules of the University and ERI.

While priorities are given to the first-time visitors, we also consider second-time applications if he/she is willing to contribute to education by teaching a course or co-tutoring graduate students with our faculty members.

Candidates are requested to submit online application form and the following set of documents at: (Please create your account first.)

(1) Title of research and research proposal at ERI (300-500 words)
(2) Summary of research that the candidate has conducted (300-500 words)**
(3) Desired length of stay: from four to twelve months
(4) Desired host at ERI and correspondence (if any)
(5) CV with birthdate and detailed account of academic activity
(6) List of academic publications (identify a few papers relevant to the proposal)
**Second-time applicants can also submit education proposals, lecture series, etc.

For information on host researchers at ERI, visit
Prior contact to an ERI faculty member is desirable.
The deadline for this application is Friday, 14 August 2020 (Japan standard time).

For further information regarding this position, please visit
or feel free to contact the address below.
It would be appreciated If you could also share the information with your colleagues.

Masataka Kinoshita, Ph.D.
Head, International Research Promotion Office
Earthquake Research Institute, the University of Tokyo
1-1, Yayoi 1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0032 JAPAN
Phone: +81-3-5841-5809 Fax: +81-3-5841-5643
E-mail: intl-office<at>

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