Post-doc Position: Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo

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July 12, 2011

Job Position: Visiting Professor/Post-doc position at ERI, the University of Tokyo

The Earthquake Research Institute, the University of Tokyo, invites applications for Visiting Professor / Post-doctoral Fellow positions in the research fields of earthquakes, volcanoes, and physics of the earth’s interior. The period of each position will be three through twelve months during the period from April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013.

Candidates are requested to submit the following set of documents as attached files to e-mail (address: (1) CV with birth date and detailed account of academic activity (2) List of academic publications (3) Summary of research that the candidate has conducted (300-500 words) (4) Title of research and research proposal at ERI (300-500 words) (5) Desired length of stay; from three to twelve months

Candidates are also requested to nominate a host researcher of ERI. If you need detailed information on host researchers, please visit our webpage at

The appointed candidates are expected to carry out research at ERI as an employee of the University of Tokyo. Monthly salary, ancillary expenses including partial housing costs and commuting allowance will be paid based on the rules of the University and ERI.

The deadline for this application is September 23 (Friday), 2011. If you need further information regarding this position, please feel free to contact Professor Teruyuki Kato.

Teruyuki Kato Secretariat, International Research Promotion Office Earthquake Research Institute, the University of Tokyo 1-1, Yayoi 1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0032 JAPAN Phone: +81-3-5841-5730 Fax: +81-3-5802-8644 E-mail:

Additional Salary Information: Monthly payment is to be made so as to be commensurate with those foreign researchers’ careers and experiences, which amount to roughly between 350,000 and 500,000 Japanese yen.

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