This transferable skills seminar is targeted for researchers (MC, DC, PD).
Seminar will be conducted in English.
I-HoP will invite three distinguished guests to address three possible career directions for the international researchers;
1. Industrial Career in Japan by Active Connector – A real job fair will be organized as well.
2. Academic Career in Japan by an international researcher from Japanese research institution. The speaker will share his career story, JSPS grant application and life as postdoc researcher in Japan.
3. Academic Career in EU by Euraxess, a comprehensive academic career database which contains a wide variety of global academic positions. The lecturer, an EU representative in Japan, will briefly address Horizon 2020 grant application as well.
■ Seminar Overview
Session #1 : 14:00- Industry Careers
“Job matching in Japan for foreigners with advanced degrees” by Active Connector
Session #2 : 15:00- Academic Careers in Japan
“Active postdoc life in Japan” by Post-Doctoral Researcher, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
Session #3 : 16:00- Academic Careers in EU
“International Academic Career Search” by EURAXESS
Breakout Sessions : 17:00-
* It's OK to attend one/two sessions of your interest.
Ms. Keiko Ono / Active Connector
Active Connector is aimed at serving as the bridge between bright,
active international talents and Japanese companies aspiring to be global.
Keiko Ono is a graduate from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) with established track record of public speaking, marketing, and communications around foreign policy, education, and cultural relations with particular expertise in the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to joining Active Connector, she worked with the British Embassy in Tokyo in Trade and Defence as well as various nonprofit organizations in Zambia, US, and UK.https://www.active-connector.com/home/
Dr. Mohamed Belmoubarik / Ph.D. Electronic Engineering & Material Science (Oxide materials; Magnetic materials; Spintronics devices)
Post-Doctoral Researcher @ Research Center for Magnetic and Spintronic Materials, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Japan
「I took my bachelor, masters, and Ph.D. degrees from the department of electronic engineering and materials science of Tohoku university, Sendai. With an intermediate experience as a hardware engineer at NEC Group before my Ph.D. thesis, I’m now working in Tsukuba at the National Institute for Materials science (NIMS) as a postdoctoral researcher (member of the ImPACT project, Sahashi Program) in the boundary between academia (Applied Physics) and industry (Memory Manufacturers).」 - Dr. Mohamed Belmoubarikhttp://www.nims.go.jp/mmu/index.html
Dr. Matthieu Py / EURAXESS Japan
Dr. Matthieu PY has a background in materials science and is a specialist in physical/chemical material characterization. He has experience as a researcher both in Europe (France) and in Japan. He was involved in the development of new international collaborations with overseas laboratories and private institutions in Europe and in Japan.
He took in August 2014 the position of Coordinator of the EURAXESS activities in Japan. As a specialist of European (including EU) and Japanese funding schemes, and as an expert of research and innovation ecosystems, he promotes research cooperation and researchers' mobility between Europe and Japan. His actions focus on providing tailored information to researchers and research administrators through web-based platforms and through individual consultation; setting up information sharing and networking platform events; and managing a community of researchers and research-related personal of more than 2,600 members.https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/worldwide/japan
■ Seminar date
Mid-Campus Open Laboratory Building#1, 1st floor
South-East corner of Main Street & Gingko Avenuehttps://goo.gl/maps/rLmxXjjUpp82
Hokkaido University graduate students and postdocs
■ Max participants
■ How to apply
You need to be registered in the Hi-System.
If you are not, please go to Hi-System page in Front Office for Human Resource Education and Development homepage and register in Hi-System.
Click on the banner "Transferable Skills Seminar" on the left, or
go to event information page on Hi-System. Find the event
"Transferable Skills Seminar".
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If you do not receive confirmation e-mail in three business days after registration,
please contact I-HoP.