Nagoya city life learning tuition, pain experience

  1. 150,000 Yen Turn back car fees, take care when you first come to Nagoya and try to drive your car on Nagoya’s road. Traffic in Nagoya is crazy and people change lane with out notification. Use Bus, Subway instead. Here is my painful experience when turn back my car in a narrow road in Nagoya with out high attention and careful
  2. 1500 Yen for leave you bicycle in prohibit area ( around station). Please don’t leave your bicycle 400m around subway station and JR station in Nagoya. If not, all you need is take your identification card, Seal and 1500 Yen to bicycle keeping place to get your bicycle T_T. Here is japanese link about prohibit parking in Nagoya, i am sorry that i cant find any english translate for this information http://www.city.nagoya.jp/kurashi/category/2-2-3-3-0-0-0-0-0-0.html . and  http://www.city.nagoya.jp/en/page/0000013868.html is traffic rule in english. This is picture about my illegal parking report, Fine is 1500 Yen for bicycle and 3000 yen for Motor bike. img1494665062748WPJXW5JX6W2MrAMSg0fYNV64
  3. 2600 Yen for let your car at parking lot over 24 hour. There are a lot of parking lot in Nagoya, they often offer 24 hour parking with 1200Yen. But when you pass over 24hour, 200Yen per hour will be charge to your car. So remember to pay parking fee every 24 hour.                1800405

PhD job, Postdoctoral Position hunting from view of a Phd in Japan University

Don’t hesitate to apply every where every position you think is possible and wait for a lucky offer :D,

  1. Most important page for Postdoctoral position in Japan, but you need to know Japanese to search job and setting matching email notify relate to your field, position you want:

2. Google keyword: Postdoctoral position + Your field (E.g. Mechanical Engineering), Kinh nghiệm tìm postdoc  ( + Ở Mỹ, Ở Châu âu .. )

Some website:

Facebook group

Conclusions:  Don’t hesitate to apply every where every position you think is possible and wait for a lucky offer 😀, make connection with other researchers and Professors, and English is the most important thing in my view T_T.

Featured Image sourece: https://graddiv.ucsc.edu/post-docs/thinking.html

Ps: Some website help writing a CV or application mail

  1. https://english.washington.edu/writing-cover-letter
  2. http://isites.harvard.edu/fs/html/icb.topic58474/Verba-recs.html
  3. http://ocs.fas.harvard.edu/files/ocs/files/gsas-cvs-and-cover-letters.pdf

Một bài viết rất hay về cách tìm posdoc theo phương pháp thủ công, mất thời gian nhưng cực kỳ hiệu quả:

  1. http://sinhvienusa.org/2013/12/09/kinh-nghiem-tim-postdoc-o-my/

 

How to Giving an effective presentation

Google key word: Giving an effective presentation

Much of the early feedback we give aims to correct the impulse to sweep too broadly. Instead, go deeper. Give more detail. Don’t tell us about your entire field of study—tell us about your unique contribution.

https://hbr.org/2013/06/how-to-give-a-killer-presentation

http://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james/how-to-fix-your-presentations-21-tips.html