The Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo invites applications for a position as an assistant professor in the area of Solar-System exploration science. We seek a creative individual with leadership ability in the field of
solid planetary science based on planetary exploration and observations including instrumental development. The successful candidate can have a science background other than solid planetary science. The successful candidate will be appointed at the earliest possible date after
September 1, 2015, and is expected to teach laboratory classes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. A Ph.D. or equivalent qualification at the time of appointment is required. If not already fluent in Japanese, he or she will be expected to achieve fluency sufficient for giving lectures and performing administrative duties within several years.

Applications must be received by June 22, 2015 via either e-mail or postal mail.

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