Researcher or Senior Researcher in the laboratory

Researcher or Senior Researcher in the laboratory

The Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

Kyoto, Japan

Two researcher or senior researcher positions are available in the laboratory of
Assoc. Prof. Keiichiro Kanemoto at the Research Institute for Humanity and
Nature (RIHN), Kyoto, Japan.

Our supply chain project (PI: Keiichiro Kanemoto) at Research Institute for
Humanity and Nature is looking for two researchers or senior researchers to work
on the research on the environmental footprint of households, companies, and cities.
Keiichiro Kanemoto co-developed the Eora multi-regional input-output table and
applies it with environmental problems. He has published a number of refereed
articles in journals including Nature, Nature Ecology & Evolution, Nature
Geoscience, and PNAS.

The objective of the work is to estimate the environmental footprint of cities,
households, and companies. We are seeking candidates who have one or more of
the following skills:

- Multi-regional input-output analysis
- Environmental impact analysis
- High-level numerical programming (MATLAB, Python, Julia etc.)
- GIS programming
- Empirical analysis of international trade

Hiring Range:
4,218,920 JPY (researcher position) or 5,074,920 JPY (senior researcher position)
including average commutation and housing allowance before tax.

Working place:
Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, 457-4 Motoyama, Kamigamo, Kitaku,
Kyoto, 603-8047 JAPAN

The candidate should have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in computer science,
economics, environmental science, mathematics, engineering, or similar field.
Programming skills in MATLAB, Python, and/or Julia is highly desirable. The
applicant should have a good level of spoken and written English.

Number of positions:

Employment duration:
Fixed term contracts for a maximum 5 years with a renewal of contract annually.

Further information on the positions can be obtained from Keiichiro Kanemoto

The application:
The application must contain information of educational background and work
experience. Applications with CV including a list of publication, a cover letter, and
a research summary should be sent to

Application deadline is February 28, 2019, 5 p.m. (Japan Standard Time)

Please apply via recruiter’s website.