1995-2020 Professor (Full), Hokkaido University, School of Agriculture, Sapporo, Japan
1995-present Professor (Full), Hokkaido University, Research Faculty of Agriculture, Sapporo, Japan
1985-1995 Associate Professor, Hokkaido University, School of Agriculture, Japan
1982-1988 Assistant Professor, Hokkaido University, School of Agriculture, Japan Dr. Ryusuke Hatanо has worked for various international joint research projects related to nutrient cycling in ecosystems, nutrient discharge to streams, and GHGs emissions from soil to atmosphere in East Siberia, South China, Japan, and tropical peatlands in Indonesia and Malaysia.
He has published more than 150 peer reviewed papers in international Journals related to the sciences of agriculture, environment and soil.
He has been a member of the Editorial Board of the Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, Pedosphere, Geoderma Regional and Agriculture. He was a former president of Japanese Society of Soil Physics, and now he is a chair of Division 2 of IUSS and a president of Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition.