ORGANISATION/COMPANYThe University of Tokyo
RESEARCH FIELDAstronomy › CosmologyEnvironmental science › Earth scienceGeosciences
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE30/06/2020 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
LOCATIONJapan › Chiba
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEKSee description
Job Description:The successful applicant will be engaged in numerical modeling of aerosol impact on climate and environment with MIROC and/or NICAM global models, as part of the “Assessment on climate impacts of short-lived climate forcers by composition and region with hierarchical numerical models" project funded by MEXT, Japan. The project aims at understanding and quantifying impacts of different types of short-lived climate forcers (SLCFs) on climate and environment globally and regionally through combining numerical models at various scales. The work will be carried out in close collaboration with scientists at Kyushu University, Nagoya University and National Institute for Environmental Studies.
Title: Project Researcher (Postdoctoral Fellow)
Term of Employment: September 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021 (The starting date is negotiable)
Renewal of Contract:The contract is renewable on a fiscal year basis (from April 1 to March 31; every year) contingent upon all relevant factors, including funding status, job performance, work record and medical conditions. Contract is until March 31, 2024 at the longest.
Probation Period: 6 months from the date of employment
Place of Work: Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, 5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8564, Japan
Working hours: Discretionary labor system for professional work applies and working hours will be deemed as 7 hours 45 minutes per day
Days off: Saturdays and Sundays; Public holidays of Japan; Year-end and New year holidays (December 29 through January 3)
Leave: Annual Paid Leave, Special Leave, etc.
Wages and Compensations:Annual Salary System applies and monthly paid salary will be around JPY300,000 to JPY350,000 including performance/achievement allowance, according to qualification, experience, performance etc. Commuter Allowance (up to JPY55,000 per month) will also be supplied.
Insurance:Automatically enrolled in the insurance from the Mutual Aid Association of MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) and Employment Insurance.
EURAXESS offer ID: 527886
Posting organisation offer ID: D120050743
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