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Scientist or Technical Scientist at ODS, JAMSTEC

Position
Scientist or Technical Scientist at ODS, JAMSTEC

Employer
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) logo

Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)

Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) has the main objective to contribute to the advancement of academic research in addition to the improvement of marine science and technology by proceeding the fundamental research and development on marine, and the cooperative activities on the academic research related to the Ocean for the benefit of the peace and human welfare.

Homepage: http://www.jamstec.go.jp/e/


Location
Yokosuka or Yokohama, Japan

Sector
Government

Relevant divisions
Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology & Volcanology (GMPV)
Geomorphology (GM)
Tectonics and Structural Geology (TS)

Type
Full time

Level
Experienced

Salary
Annual salary (paid in 1/12 equal monthly payments) e.g., JPY 6,000,000 *Salary will be competitive in accordance with the bylaws of JAMSTEC, based on the academic qualifications and demonstrated research skills of the applicant.

Preferred education
PhD

Application deadline
8 November 2017

Posted
8 September 2017

Job description

Research and Development (R&D) Center for Ocean Drilling Science (ODS), JAMSTEC is soliciting applications for a full-time TENURE-TRACK position as Scientist or Technical Scientist. The successful applicant will be engaged in the third medium-term plan.

Details of the research at ODS can be found at http://www.jamstec.go.jp/ods/e/

Research Description
・Research and development on crustal dynamics and material circulation using information and samples derived from boreholes.
・Research and development on plate and magma generation and development.
・Research and development on the dynamics of Earth’s interior using drilling science.

Job Specification
As a member of ODS, the successful applicant will conduct research and development to create a new scientific field using information and samples derived from boreholes. ODS is pioneering research and development to establish the field of borehole informatics, a new scientific approach with the goal of understanding the dynamic nature of Earth phenomena by integrating various subsurface information.

Relevant Research Fields
Structural geology, geophysics, rock mechanics, geochemistry, information science, petrology, sedimentology, resource engineering, rock physics and other related fields.

Job Type
Scientist: To contribute to the Agency, a Scientist should be able to perform world-leading research independently and share the results through scientific publications.

Technical Scientist: To contribute to the Agency, a Technical Scientist is expected to take a leading role in research, technology development, and technology innovation.

*There may be a change in affiliation in the case of reorganization of the Agency.

*At the time of hiring, the Job Type (Scientist or Technical Scientist) will be determined in accordance with the bylaws of JAMSTEC.

Requirements
Scientist: The successful applicant must have a Ph.D. and a strong record in a closely related research field

Technical Scientist: The successful applicant must have a Ph.D. and a strong record in a closely related research and development field.

*Persons of any nationality and either gender are encouraged to apply.

Details of this recruitment can be found at
http://www.jamstec.go.jp/e/about/recruit/ods_20171108.html