Thread: Call for 2020 Visiting Professor/Post-doc position at ERI, the University of Tokyo (Closing Date: 16 August, 2019)

Started: 2019-08-01 13:38:47
Last activity: 2019-08-01 13:38:47
Dear colleagues-

This is a reminder for the Call for 2019 Visiting Professor/Post-doc
position at ERI. The deadline is August 16 (Friday), 2019.

Please visit < for more details

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 2020 and 31 March 2021.

(* 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


Candidates are requested to submit the following set of documents as
attached files to e-mail

(address: <intl-office<at>>

(1) CV with birth date and detailed account of academic activity

(2) List of academic publications (identify a few papers relevant to the

(3) Summary of research that the candidate has conducted (300-500 words)**

(4) Title of research and research proposal at ERI (300-500 words)

(5) Desired length of stay: from four to twelve months

(6) Desired host at ERI and correspondence (if any)

**Second-time applicants can also submit education proposals, lecture series

For information on host researchers at ERI, visit

Prior contact to an ERI faculty member is desirable, but not mandatory.

The deadline for this application is Friday, 16 August 2019.

We will announce the exact deadline when available.

For further information regarding this position, please visit our website

or feel free to contact the address below.

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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