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Having experienced the catastrophic disaster in 2011, Tohoku University founds the International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS) starting in April 1, 2012. Together with collaborating organizations from many countries and with broad areas of specializations, the IRIDeS conducts world-leading research on natural disaster science and disaster mitigation. Based on the lessons from the 2011 Great East Japan (Tohoku) earthquake and tsunami disaster, the IRIDeS aims to become a world center for the study of the disasters and disaster mitigation, learning from and building upon past lessons in disaster management from Japan and around the worlds. Throughout, the IRIDeS will contribute to on-going recovery/reconstruction efforts in the affected areas, conducting action-oriented research, and pursuing effective disaster management towards to build sustainable and resilient societies.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Tohoku University is strongly committed to equal employment and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates.

We seek a faculty position in the following field;

(1)  Disaster Digital Archive Research Field,

       Disaster Information Management and Public Collaboration Research Division
       Faculty Position : Assistant Professor
       Deadline : August 23, 2019 (Friday), 5:00pm at Japan Standard Time (UTC + 9 hours)
       Requisition number : IRIDeS41
       Detail is here.
 

(2)  Science and Technology for Low-frequency Risk Evaluation Research Field,

       Hazard and Risk Evaluation Research Division
       Faculty Position : Associate Professor (tenure-track position)
       Deadline : September 20, 2019 (Friday), 5:00pm at Japan Standard Time (UTC + 9 hours)
       Requisition number : IRIDeS42
       Detail is here.
 

(3)  Disaster Psychiatry Research Field,

       Disaster Medical Science Division
       Faculty Position : Associate Professor (tenure-track position)
       Deadline : August 30, 2019 (Friday), 5:00pm at Japan Standard Time
       Requisition number : IRIDeS43
       Detail is here.
        
 

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Tohoku University promotes gender equality and welcomes proactive application for job positions by diverse talent.
Tohoku University has the largest on-campus childcare system of all Japanese national universities. This network comprises three nurseries: Kawauchi Keyaki Nursery school (capacity: 30) and Aobayama Midori Nursery school (100), both open to all university employees, as well as Hoshinoko Nursery school (120), which is open to Seiryo Campus staff. In addition, Tohoku University Hospital runs a childcare room for mildly ill and convalescent children available to all university employees.

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