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Job advertisement JAMSTEC Restart Support Recruitment

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JAMSTEC Restart Support Recruitment

JAMSTEC Restart Support Recruitment

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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.


Yokosuka, Yokohama, Aomori or Kochi, Japan


Full time


Annual salary (paid in 1/12 equal monthly payments) Researcher: e.g., JPY 6,000,000-7,500,000 Research Technician: e.g., JPY 5,500,000-7,000,000 *Bonus and retirement allowance are included in the annual salary.

Required education

Application deadline
15 July 2024

29 May 2024

Job description

Philosophy and Purpose of Recruitment
As part of JAMSTEC’s ongoing efforts, to promote diversity and invigorate research activities, we are conducting the program called the “JAMSTEC Restart Support Recruitment”. This program aims to provide opportunities for outstanding researchers, research technicians, and engineers who have experienced interruptions in their professional activities due to life events such as childbirth or child rearing. Through this recruitment initiative, we will be accepting applications for multiple positions focused on advancing fundamental research and development in the field of marine science and technology. It is important to note that successful candidates will be appointed as Tenure-track fixed-term employees and will have the opportunity to take the transitional examination for the positions of permanent employee. We welcome motivated applicants who wish to restart their research and development activities.

JAMSTEC is actively addressing the following challenges to advance fundamental research and development in the field of marine science and technology:
(1) Research and development aimed at understanding the state of the global environment and predicting changes.
(2) Research and development focused on contributing to the sustainable and effective utilization of marine resources.
(3) Research and development specifically addressing earthquakes and volcanic activities in the ocean area.
(4) Research and development pertaining to the sophistication and optimization of marine geo-information using mathematical and scientific methods.
(5) Development of challenging and innovative projects, along with the advancement of foundational technology.

For more information on JAMSTEC’s Research and Development, please visit the following websites:

Work Place
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
・Yokosuka Headquarters
・Yokohama Institute for Earth Science
・Mutsu Institute for Oceanography
・Kochi Institute for Core Sample Research

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How to apply

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Closing Date
July 15, 2024 at 23:59 in Japan time *Depending on the situation of applications, the closing date may be extended.