Hokkaido University has a proud history of nurturing great research and innovation, and has produced some of the finest minds in academia and the professional world, culminating in a recent Nobel Prize winner.

Regardless of the work you do here, you’ll be encouraged to embrace a “Frontier Spirit” in an environment where there is never a shortage of inspiration. We encourage you to apply for a position, academic or administrative, here at Hokkaido University.


May 11, 2021 Lecturer New

Research Faculty of Media and Communication, Department of Modern Japanese Studies

Research field: Modern Japanese Studies (Political Science, Economics, Business, Sociology, or Legal Studies)

Closing date: June 20 17:00, 2021

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May 11, 2021 Postdoctoral Fellow New

Research field: Photophysical chemistry, Coordination synthetic chemistry

Closing date: June 30, 2021

April 30, 2021 Assistant Professor 

Faculty of Fisheries Sciences

Research field: Education and research using marine macroalgae

Closing date: June 23 17:00, 2021 (JST)

April 27, 2021 Associate Professor

Closing date: May 31, 2021 (JST)

April 27, 2021 Assistant Professor

Research field: Evolutionary development and/or environmental responses of plants

Closing date: June 30, 2021 (JST)

April 22, 2021 Assistant Professor 

Research field: Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning

Closing date: June 18, 2021 (JST)

April 8, 2021 Specially Appointed Assistant Professor

Research field: Informatics, Computational Chemistry

Closing date: Until filled

March 26, 2021 Tenure-Track assistant professor 

Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Faculty of Science

Research field: Organic Geochemistry

Closing date: May 13, 2021 (JST)

February 22, 2021, Specially Appointed Assistant Professor (Ito Group) 

Institute for Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery (ICReDD)

Research field: Organic Chemistry, Computational Chemistry 

Closing date: Until filled

January 18, 2021,Postdoctoral Fellow

Institute for Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery (ICREDD)

Research field: Polymer and soft matter

Closing date: Until filled

January 18, 2021, Postdoctoral Fellow(2 openings)

Institute for Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery (ICReDD)

Research field: Asymmetric catalysis

Closing date: Until filled 

December 11, 2020, Specially Appointed Assistant Professor

Institute for Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery (ICReDD)

Research field: Synthetic organic chemistry, supramolecular chemistry, coordination chemistry, quantum chemical calculation, machine learning

Closing date: Until filled

For detailed information on living in Hokkaido, university working conditions, and employee accommodation, please take a look at our Handbook for International Researchers.

In addition, you may also want to view the Hokkaido University Code of Ethics in Education, as well as the Code of Conduct for Scientists at Hokkaido University.

Updated on   May 11, 2021