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Tuesday, February 06, 2007

ALT Job in Tsukuba

If you are a native English speaker and you are looking for an English teaching job in Tsukuba, this might be a good one to apply for: ALT job in Tsukuba.

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Thursday, January 11, 2007

Research Positions in Japan

If you are looking for a research position in Japan, you might want to check out the Japan Research Career Information Network (JREC-IN). Many universities and research institutes post jobs on this site. There are usually a few for the University of Tsukuba and some local research institutes.

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Tuesday, January 09, 2007

NIMS Hiring Functional Thin Films Specialist

The Organic Nanomaterials Center (ONC) at NIMS, Tsukuba, Japan, is seeking to appoint postdoctoral scientists to work in a new research group for "Functional Thin Films". Applicants should have an excellent background in supramolecular chemistry, organic synthesis, materials chemistry, nano-science, surface & colloid chemistry, and/or membrane science.

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Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Jobs for Students at Tsukuba City Hall

Job Announcement:
Overseas Student Co-ordinator for International Relations (OSCIR)

The City of Tsukuba is looking to employ 12 international students to help with various duties at City Hall. Applicants must: (1) be residents of Tsukuba, (2) be enrolled as international students at a college, university, or graduate school, (3) have at least one more year to complete their program, (4) be able to communicate in Japanese, (5) be computer-literate and be able to use word processing software, and (6) above all, be interested in promoting international relations and providing information to the international community of Tsukuba. This time, the city will hire native speakers of English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Spanish and Portuguese.

Duties will include translating and interpreting for the city, publishing (including translating, editing, printing and distributing) a monthly newsletter in the OSCIR’s native language, and participating in international events sponsored by the city.
Employment will start from April 1, 2007. Students will be hired until March 31, 2008, after which renewal is possible.

Compensation for publishing the newsletter is set at 9000 yen/page. Additional payments will be made for translating and interpreting for international events. Note: A 10 % tax will be deducted from the above amounts unless your home country or region has special tax exemption agreements with Japan.

To apply,
Fill out an application form (available at the Sakura Branch Office, local universities, the Tsukuba Information Center and the home page of Tsukuba City Hall)

Obtain a student registration certificate.

Submit a copy of (1)your alien registration card and, (2)your student
card.

The application procedure will consist of two stages:
(1) initial screening of your documents, and
(2) an interview which will include a translation test.
The interview will be held on February 19th, at the Sakura Branch Office. Only the candidates who pass the initial screening will be notified to set an interview time.

The deadline for application is January 30, 2007 at 5pm.

Hand in the form directly to the International Relations & Culture Division or send it by mail. In case of mailing the form, be sure to include your phone number and email address.

If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Kishida or Mr. Miyamoto in Japanese at the:
International Relations & Culture Division, Tsukuba City Hall,
305-0018 Ibaraki-ken, Tsukuba-shi, Konda 1979
TEL: 029-857-3132
Fax: 029-857-9016
Email: ctz031[AT]info.tsukuba.ibaraki.jp

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Sunday, December 24, 2006

Research Job in Tsukuba

Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research is seeking a research associate to perform biochemical or pharmacological experiments in Tsukuba, Japan under the supervision of a research investigator for hypertension and atherosclerosis drug discovery research.

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Sunday, December 10, 2006

Tsukuba City Hiring Assistant English Teachers

Tsukuba City Hall is hiring Assistant English Teachers (AETs) for the next academic year. Applicants must be from countries other than Japan and they must be able to each English to elementary school and junior high school students. They must have a university degree and have Japanese ability equivalent to Level 3 on the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. They must also possess a Japanese driver's license.

The term of employment is from April 1, 2007 to March 31, 2008. Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2007.

Apply by filling out the resume form provided online or by filling out a regular Japanese resume form (you can by them at any convenience store) and sending it to the Board of Education. The resume must be in Japanese. The Board will not answer questions in English.

Tsukuba City Hall
Board of Education
Koya 1197-20, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 300-2642
Tel: 029-847-0987

See: page on Tsukuba City Hall website (in Japanese)

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