Universities and Institutes of Japan

Universities and Institutes of Japan

Specially Appointed Professor At The International Platform For Dryland Research And Education, Tottori University (Collaborative Research Unit)


Closing in 60 days

9 May 2024

Job Information


Tottori University


Arid Land Research Center

Research Field


Environmental science

Agricultural sciences

Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)

Leading Researcher (R4)

First Stage Researcher (R1)

Established Researcher (R3)



Application Deadline

31 Jul 2024 - 23:59 (UTC)

Type of Contract


Job Status

Not Applicable

Hours Per Week

See description

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme

Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Background of the recruitment and description of the project Background of the recruitment and description of the project The International Platform for Dryland Research and Education (IPDRE) was established in January 2015 with the aim of becoming the nation's leading research and education platform for drylands and developing countries, which are our primary areas of focus. This platform brings together faculty members from all university faculties, the Organization for Educational Support and International Affairs, and the Organization for Research Initiative and Promotion. IPDRE is dedicated to interdisciplinary research and education, leveraging the state-of-the-art research facilities and achievements of Tottori University's Arid Land Research Center. This research center specializes in addressing global issues related to drylands, such as desertification. For more information, please visit our website: (https: // www. ipdre.tottori-u.ac.jp/English/) We warmly encourage female researchers to apply for this opportunity.

Work content and job description (1) Basic or applied research that contributes to solving water-related problems in drylands; (2) Education and human resource development on water issues in drylands; (3) Liaison and coordination on international joint research with overseas institutions; (4) Supervisory advisor for research projects at the International Platform for Dryland Research and Education;

Assigned department Existing departments

Work location Address 680-0001 Tottori Hamasaka 1390

Number of hired Number of hired:1 person(s)

Requirements Additional Information


Compensation Annual salary:8 million yen Working hours:08:30-17:15 Employment type:Regular employee Contract period:Nontenured Contract period description:From the date of employment to March 31, 2028 Probationary period:Probationary period absent

Various systems


Measures for preventing passive smoking at the workplace

Supplementary explanation of compensation Salary Annual Salary Work hours Discretionary labor system for professional work Days off Saturdays & Sundays, national holidays, December 29-January 3, and University's establishment anniversary (June 1) Insurance The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Mutual Aid Association, Employee pension insurance, unemployment insurance, workers' accident compensation insurance.

(Reference) Tottori University Special Staff Work Regulations https: // www. tottori-u.ac.jp/kouhou/kisokusyuu/reikihonbun/u095RG000003…

Additional comments

Tottori University promotes realization of a gender-equal society. Therefore, we strongly welcome applications from female researchers. Also, Tottori University and Tottori Prefecture give a high priority for providing work conditions in which workers can achieve their ideal balance between working life and family/private life. < References > - Tottori University Office for Gender Equality (Japanese only) URL: https: // www. tottori-u.ac.jp/diversity/ - Support Center for Work-Life Balance, Tottori University Hospital (Japanese only) URL: https: // www2.hosp.med.tottori-u.ac.jp/departments/center/worklife-balan… - Tottori Prefecture web site (Japanese only) URL: https:// www. kosodate-ohkoku-tottori.net/

Work Location(s)

Number of offers available



Tottori University






Where to apply


https: // jrecin.jst.go.jp/seek/SeekJorDetail?fn=0&ln=1&id=D124042020&lnjor=1


Job details


Specially Appointed Professor At The International Platform For Dryland Research And Education, Tottori University (Collaborative Research Unit)


Universities and Institutes of Japan




May 09, 2024

Application deadline

July 31, 2024

Job type



Agricultural Science,Engineering,Geosciences,Social Science