Recruitment prospects for postdoctoral (PD) research positions in the FY2008 Global COE Program (Application deadline is 17:00 on, Tuesday, August 12, 2008.) *Already closed.

*Already closed.

Based on our five-year plan, which begins in Fiscal Year of 2008, Tamagawa University will develop human resources and advance cutting-edge research in our Global COE Program "Origins of the Social Mind", which is supported by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. Thus, we are recruiting postdoctoral (PD) researchers based on the following criteria.

Research Tasks of Postdoctoral (PD) Researchers
To conduct original research as part of the Global COE Program "Origins of the Social Mind"
Applicant Requirements
Applicants must have received a doctoral degree or be expected to receive a doctoral degree
Salary and Social Insurance
To be paid according to the regulations of the educational corporation Tamagawa K-12 & University
Application Period
As soon as possible after the applicant is qualified
Application Method
Please submit the application documents to the Office of Research Coordination, Tamagawa University Research Institute before 17:00 on Tuesday, August 12, 2008.
Please contact the Office of Research Coordination, Tamagawa University Research Institute before applying to obtain a blank resume form. (All applicants must use the format designated by the University.)
Documents to be Submitted
  1. Resume (in the format designated by the University, handwritten and with a picture) (1 copy)
  2. List of accomplishments (including academic articles announced at conferences and those in print) (1 copy)
  3. Hard copies of first-author papers (photocopies acceptable) (1 copy)
  4. Description of all research conducted to date (approx. 1000 characters, in any format) (1 copy)
  5. Statement of future research plans (approx. 1000 characters, in any format) (1 copy)
  6. Contact information for two references (in any format) (1 copy)
Selection Process
The Human Resources Evaluation Committee, which will be established within the program, will oversee the selection process.
(1) Screening based on submitted documents
(2) Interviews (for those who pass the document screening)
Period of Employment
From the date of recruitment to March 31, 2009 (renewable based on performance evaluation)
Number of Positions
A few positions

Address for Document Submission and Inquiries

Office of Research Coordination
Tamagawa University Research Institute
6-1-1 Tamagawa-gakuen, Machida,
Tokyo 194-8610 Japan
If sending by post, please write "Application Documents for Global COE Program PD Position" in red ink on the envelope.
TEL: +81-42-739-8666 / FAX: +81-42-739-8663 / E-mail:

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