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    Call for Project Assistant Professor (KAGRA)
    May 26, 2022
  • Position: Project Assistant Professor, a few persons
    Job Description : KAGRA Observatory is preparing for international joint observations with LIGO and Virgo. Therefore, we need researchers who are familiar not only with laser interferometer control and commissioning, but also with data analysis. We are widely seeking a researcher to fill this important role. In addition, he/she will also be responsible for health and safety management of KAGRA.
    Application Prerequisites : Applicants should have a Ph.D.
  • Application Deadline: 12:00 JST on the 29th of July, 2022
  • Detail: PDF
    Call for Postdoctoral Fellows
    May 26, 2022
  • Position: Postdoctoral fellow, a few persons
    Job Descriptions : KAGRA Observatory needs the researchers of interferometer control, commissioning, and diagnostics of an interferometer. The successful applicants should have experience in gravitational wave research or in optical experiments.
    Application Prerequisites : Applicants should have a Ph.D.
  • Application Deadline: 12:00 JST on the 29th of July, 2022
  • Detail: PDF
    Call for Project Assistant Professor at Kamioka Observatory
    May 26, 2022
  • Position: Project Assistant Professor, a few openings
    Job Description : The successful applicants will conduct research in astroparticle physics at Super-Kamiokande and participate in advancing the construction of the Hyper-Kamiokande detector.
    Application Prerequisites : Applicants should have or be about to obtain a Ph.D. in a related field by the time of employment. Applications from applicants of all genders, nationalities, and levels of research experience are welcome.
  • Application Deadline: 12:00 JST on the 29th of July, 2022
  • Detail: PDF
    Call for Assistant Professor, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, The University of Tokyo
    Already Open to the Public
  • Position: Position : Assistant Professor, ICRR
     The University of Tokyo is currently accepting applications for the "University of Tokyo Excellent Young Researcher" project (open position) for the 2022 academic year. The Institute for Cosmic Ray Research (ICRR) welcomes applications from those who meet the conditions described down below. However, please note the personnel screening ICRR will conduct does not necessarily mean that you will be selected for the position. The University of Tokyo Headquarters will make a final decision.
    ・Ideal Candidate Profile : As a Center for the Inter-University Research Program, the Institute provides domestic and international researchers with research opportunities and conducts collaborative research by building medium- and large-scale cosmic ray-related instruments and facilities that are difficult to build in university laboratories. We expect the successful candidate to understand this purpose and activelysupport the Institute's activities while carrying out his/her research.
    ・Area of expertise : You will be involved in one of the following research projects: Super-Kamiokande, Hyper-Kamiokande, KAGRA, or CTA (For Super-Kamiokande and Hyper-Kamiokande, you can participate in both).
    ・In accordance with the University's "Five-Year Plan for Accelerating Female Employment”, we believe that it is urgent to support research activities of female researchers, thus, especially welcome applications from them. All nationalities are welcome.
    ・Application Prerequisites: Applicants should have a Ph.D. Applicants of all genders, nationalities, and levels of research experience are welcome.
  • Application Deadline: Monday, June 27th, 2022, 17:00 JST ( First Registeration by Monday, June 20th, 2022, 17:00 JST)
  • Detail: PDF
    Call for Associate Professor (KAGRA)
    May 16, 2022
  • Position: Associate Professor (KAGRA), one person
    Job Description : KAGRA completed its initial observations and is now preparing for international joint observations with LIGO and Virgo. KAGRA will continue to make observations and upgrades to contribute to gravitational wave astronomy. In order to effectively obtain the results of the international joint observations, it is necessary to set up an observation schedule in collaboration with LIGO and Virgo, and at the same time, to develop KAGRA's observation system to achieve the schedule.
    We are broadly seeking a person who will play a central role in this role and be responsible for producing scientific results by KAGRA. The person will also be involved in the management of KAGRA Observatory and also is expected to be fluent enough in Japanese.
    Application Prerequisites : Applicants shall have a Ph.D.
  • Application Deadline: 12:00 JST on July 22, 2022
  • Detail: PDF