17/08/2021

Postdoctoral Researcher in Coral Reef Dynamics (Marine Biophysics Unit)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Technology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    07/08/2022 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
  • LOCATION
    Japan › Okinawa
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    See description

OFFER DESCRIPTION

[Unit]
Marine Biophysics Unit
Associate Professor, Satoshi Mitarai

[Position]
The Marine Biophysics Unit (MBU) of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) seeks postdoctoral researchers in Coral Reef Dynamics. In collaboration with domestic and international partners, OIST MBU aims to develop a fundamental understanding of the drivers of reef-scale biophysical processes and the intrinsic links to offshore processes including potential large-scale and long-term forcings arising from global environmental change.

[Responsibilities]
The successful candidate will combine observations with numerical modeling to produce a description of the physical functioning of Okinawan and other coral reefs, i.e., what flows are produced by offshore currents, meteorological forcing, surface waves, tides, density gradients produced by evaporation, cooling and heating, and by winds.

[Working Location]
1919-1 Tancha, Onna-son, Okinawa, Japan 904-0495

[Number of Positions]
1

[Starting date]
The starting date is negotiable.

More Information

Benefits

[Compensation and Benefits]

-Salary will be commensurate with experience, in accordance with OIST Employee Compensation Regulations.

Benefits:

-Relocation, housing and commuting allowances
-Annual paid leave and summer holidays
-Health insurance (Private School Mutual Aid https://www.shigakukyosai.jp/)
-Welafare pension insurance (kousei-nenkin)
-Worker's accident compensation insurance (roudousha-saigai-hoshou-hoken)

Additional comments

-OIST Graduate University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, students and staff. The University strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.

-Information provided by applicants or references will be kept confidential, documents will not be returned. All applicants will be notified regarding the status of their applications.

-Please view OIST policy for rules on external professional activities at https://groups.oist.jp/coo/information-disclosure

- Further details about the University can be viewed on the OIST website at www.oist.jp.

-Prior to the start of employment all new hires are required to successfully complete a background check. Personal information including employment history and academic background should be submitted to third-party administrators after a conditional offer of employment.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
Japan
Okinawa

EURAXESS offer ID: 675223
Posting organisation offer ID: D121080623

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