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Tenure Track Assistant Professor (Environmental Fluid Dynamic Research Division), Shimane University, Japan
The Estuary Research Center (EsReC) is the only research center in Japan devoted to the study of estuaries and brackish waters. EsReC consists of three research divisions: Environmental Change Division, Environmental Fluid Dynamics Division, and Aquatic Ecology Division. 

The Environmental Fluid Dynamic Research Division focuses on hydrodynamics in various water bodies to further the understanding of, not only the physical aspects, but also biological and chemical features of brackish waters. The primary research focus of this division is on the complex environments created in regions where fresh and saline waters mix. This division also conducts research on rivers and coastal zones, which are important for understanding brackish water environments. In addition, this division specializes in water issues associated with artificial reservoirs, such as algal blooms, turbidity, and water temperature problems.

Job details (duties, subject responsible for, etc.)
Research field
Eco-hydraulics in estuaries, coastal areas and dam reservoirs (modelling and field studies)

Teaching subjects
Graduate course: Subjects related to eco-hydraulics
Undergraduate classes: Subjects related to eco-hydraulics

Address of work location and other information
Matsue, Shimane, Japan

Available positions (Job title, number of positions, etc.)
Assistant Professor (Full-Time, Tenured (5 years)), One

Starting date
July 1st, 2018 or later

The applicant (1) must have a degree of either Ph.D. or Doctor by the time of appoointment, (2) must have both the capability and enthusiasm for research and education in the field of environmental fluid dynamics (requires modelling skills), (3) must take an active role in collaborative research with colleagues in EsReC and other overseas research institutes, and (4) must have excellent communication skills in English, and either fundamental skills in Japanese or enthusiasm for and demonstrable progress in learning Japanese.
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