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Professor in Gravitational Wave Astronomy National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

Dec 09, 2017

The Gravitational-Wave Project Office at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) invites applications for a Professor in gravitational-wave astronomy to lead the gravitational-wave project office and contribute to the realization of the KAGRA project.

NAOJ has been a host institute of the TAMA300 detector, and is one of the main co-host institutes of KAGRA a large-scale cryogenic gravitational-wave detector currently being built in Japan. The Gravitational-Wave Project Office, which is located at the Mitaka campus in the western region of Tokyo, is in charge of several subsystems for KAGRA and is also working on advanced technologies for future ground-based and space gravitational-wave observatories.

The position is available immediately and will be filled as soon as possible.

The application documents must be received by January 9th, 2018 at 17:00 JST.

Send your application documents by e-mail to: (replace _AT_ with @). Subject of e-mail: "Application for Professor of Gravitational-Wave Project Office ".

Any inquiries shall be addressed to Prof. Raffaele Flaminio by email only. e-mail address (replace _AT_ with @). Indicate as subject “Application for Professor”.


If you have any query, please contact:
Prof. Raffaele Flaminio
E-mail: (replace _AT_ with @)
Phone: +81-422-34-3622