Position announcement(Glacier and Ice Sheet Research Group, An Assistant Professor)

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    Hokkaido University
    Environmental scienceEarth science
    Environmental scienceOther
    TechnologyEnvironmental technology
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    08/02/2021 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
    Japan › Hokkaido
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[Description of the institution (year of establishment, capital amount, number of employees, etc.), details of the business, recruitment background information, project description, etc.]
An Assistant Professor position in the Frontier Ice and Snow Science Division of the Institute of Low Temperature Science (ILTS) is now open. ILTS, an inter-university research institute affiliated with Hokkaido University, promotes interdisciplinary studies on various natural phenomena occurring in the cryosphere. The Frontier Ice and Snow Science Division pursues a comprehensive understanding of terrestrial and planetary phenomena on the basis of ice and snow sciences. The Division also opens the way for new, innovative research on environmental, physical and chemical issues related to ice and snow.

[Job description (work / duties after recruitment, subject responsible for, etc.)]
The successful applicant should have demonstrated abilities to be an excellent researcher and have high research productivity with the potential to lead new and innovative research programs. This includes publishing results regularly in high-impact journals and actively seeking funding in support of research. He or she is expected to conduct studies on glaciers and ice sheets by means of field measurements, satellite remote sensing, and numerical modeling. The applicant is expected to understand the role of the inter-university activity of ILTS. He or she is required to carry out education-related duties in the Graduate School of Environment in Hokkaido University and supervise graduate students. He or she should have a PhD, post-doctoral experience and evidence of teaching at the university level in Japanese and/or English. The conditions of employment, such as the duration, will follow University regulations, and the starting date should be the earliest possible date. The starting date should be the earliest possible date. The term of contract is 5 years. A performance evaluation will be conducted, and a successful employee can be tenured.

[Address of work location and other information]
Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University
Kita-19, Nishi-8, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-0819, Japan.

[Available positions (job title, number of positions, etc.)]
An Assistant Professor

[Starting date, employment date, etc.]
The conditions of employment, such as the duration, will follow University regulations, and the starting date should be the earliest possible date.

More Information


[Details of salary, working hours, holiday, period of employment and insurance, accommodation, etc.]
1. Probation Period
The probation period is three months.
2. Salary
The salary will be determined in accordance with the regulations of Hokkaido University.
3. Working Form
Discretionary labor system for professional work
*The working hours for a day is deemed as 7 hours and 45 minutes.
4. Health Insurance
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Mutual Aid Association, Employees Pension, Workers' Accident
Compensation Insurance and Employment Insurance
5. Name of Recruiting Institution
Hokkaido University
6. Measures to Prevent Second-hand Smoke
Smoking in designated areas only

Additional comments

Note 1: ILTS will use the submitted documents only for the selection procedure. After the selection, all submitted documents will be destroyed by ILTS except for those of the selected candidate. ILTS will not return the documents to applicants.

Note 2: At Hokkaido University, we are actively promoting both education and research activities while relying on diverse human resources and gender equality. Therefore, we explicitly invite women qualified in the research field to apply. We are also actively supporting a satisfying work-life-balance and are thus creating ideal environments for people to reach their full potentials.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Hokkaido University

EURAXESS offer ID: 590717
Posting organisation offer ID: D120120901


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