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Open recruitment for Postdoctoral Fellow, Kyushu University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering
Kyushu University
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Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering
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National university
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[Job description]

To conduct research on a wide range of research topics in the fields of urban and environmental economics using econometric and other statistical methods.
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[Available positions (job title, number of positions, etc.)]
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2

[Starting date, employment date, etc.]
August 15, 2021, or later, as negotiated (1 day or 16 days)

Research field
Social sciences
Environmental science
All Environmental science
Job type
Researcher/Postdoc level
Employment status
Single-year contract with possibility of renewal for up to 10 years.
Work location
Kyushu and Okinawa district - Fukuoka 

(1) Applicants must have a doctoral degree (or be in the process of obtaining a doctoral degree) or have equivalent or higher ability and work experience.
(2) Applicants should have an interest in and willingness to work on research issues related to environmental problems and other similar social problems using economic and other statistical methods (regardless of previous experience in related fields).


Title: Postdoctoral Fellow (title of special assistant professor or special lecturer could be assigned depending on past experience)
The status of the researcher is fixed-term contract staff (part-time staff).

Conditions of employment:
The salary will be determined within the range of the basic salary table for academic researchers of Kyushu University (daily salary) according to the research history and the content of the research to be engaged in, and the actual number of working days for the current month will be paid on the designated payment date of the following month (the 21st in principle).
In addition, a commuting allowance may be provided.

Working hours: 7 hours 45 minutes per day based on the discretionary labor system for professional work.
Holidays: Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, Dec. 29 to Jan. 3

Social insurance (health insurance and welfare pension) and unemployment insurance will be provided. (Please contact us for details on benefits.)

Kyushu University prohibits smoking on the site to avoid exposure to environmental tobacco smoke.

Application period
2021/07/30 Deadline for receipt
However, the application will be closed if a decision is made sooner
/notification of result
/contact details

Documents to be submitted:
(1) Curriculum vitae including a list of publications (Any format is acceptable. English CV is also acceptable.) 1 copy
(2) Copies of major papers (up to three, doctoral theses may be included) and their abstracts (1 copy each)
(3) Self-promotion letter (about 1 sheet of A4 paper about your past research experience and future aspirations): 1 copy
(4) Name, affiliation, and contact information of two persons who can make inquiries about the applicant (1 copy)

Selection method:
Applicants who pass the document screening will be interviewed several times (Travel expenses for the interview will not be paid). Remote interviews will be conducted for those who live far away.

Where to send application documents and inquiries:
Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University, 744 Motooka, Nishi-Ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan
Person in charge: Professor Shunsuke Managi
E-mail: (to Managi Laboratory)
TEL: 092-802-3401
Please send the above documents in PDF format by e-mail or post.
Please note that the application documents will not be returned.

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