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Biologist in Japan?

Postby Casey09 » Fri 08.17.2007 12:47 pm

I want to study here in America in a college for a little while before going to Japan to be either a Zoologist or Marine Biologist. I would Like to know what degree I will need like bachelors or doctorite or something like that and if I need anything extra to major in besides that and Japanese to land a job.
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RE: Biologist in Japan?

Postby Mike Cash » Fri 08.17.2007 8:18 pm

Any particular reason why you want to be a Zoologist or Marine Biologist in Japan?

Does it have anything to do with anime, manga, or J-Rock?
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RE: Biologist in Japan?

Postby Hatori » Sat 08.18.2007 6:13 pm

Mike Cash wrote:
Any particular reason why you want to be a Zoologist or Marine Biologist in Japan?

Does it have anything to do with anime, manga, or J-Rock?


Maybe this guy just wants to be a zoologitst or a marine biologist and likes Japan.
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RE: Biologist in Japan?

Postby Tspoonami » Sat 08.18.2007 6:24 pm

Mike Cash wrote:
Any particular reason why you want to be a Zoologist or Marine Biologist in Japan?

Does it have anything to do with anime, manga, or J-Rock?

I spit my metaphorical coffee on my keyboard when I read that.

Hatori wrote:Maybe this guy just wants to be a zoologitst or a marine biologist and likes Japan.

Blasphemy!
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RE: Biologist in Japan?

Postby a_iwai » Sat 08.18.2007 11:19 pm

It is difficult to answer to me, because there is no concrete information about it.

If you want to find a job as a veterinarian, you need to pass the veterinarian national examination in Japan. (In this case, if you had not been a graduate of high-school in Japan, you need to pass the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test level 1.)

If you find a job from other research fields, basically it is better to have a doctorial degree of related field to find a job. In this case, requirement of the ability to use Japanese language is not always high. But, most cases of it is as a post-doctoral researcher. So, to seek for permanent employment is difficult (also to a Japanese person), I think.

And I don't know whether employment of such kind of field is existing in Japan.
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RE: Biologist in Japan?

Postby AJBryant » Sun 08.19.2007 11:45 am

Maybe he wants to carry on the work of Saki no Tennô Heika.
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