ORGANISATION/COMPANYThe University of Tokyo
RESEARCH FIELDComputer science › InformaticsEngineering › Knowledge engineeringTechnology › Computer technologyTechnology › Information technology
RESEARCHER PROFILEEstablished Researcher (R3)Recognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE31/07/2020 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
LOCATIONJapan › Tokyo
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEKSee description
Yukie Nagai (IRCN Principal Investigator) lab has been investigating how human infants acquire various cognitive abilities by means of computational approach and designing assistant systems for people with developmental disorders. This research lab seeks postdocs who will work in the fields of cognitive developmental robotics, human-robot interaction, machine learning, neural network, and relevant topics. The lab aims to develop artificial intelligent systems for understanding and assisting cognitive development. Visit the lab homepage (http://developmental-robotics.jp/en/) for more details. Postdocs are expected to work on the project: JST CREST “Cognitive Mirroring: Assisting people with developmental disorders by means of self-understanding and social sharing of cognitive processes" (ref: http://cognitive-mirroring.org/en/; Nagai, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B, 2019, doi: 10.1098/rstb.2018.0030).
Place of Work
International Research Center for Neurointelligence
The University of Tokyo, Institutes for Advanced Study
7-3-1 Hongo Bunkyo-ku Tokyo, 113-0033 JAPAN
*This can be changed due to work circumstances.
Compensation & Benefits
● Salary: To be determined in accordance with the University of Tokyo Regulations
● Commuter allowance: JPY55,000 per month at maximum
● Social Insurance: Eligible for MEXT* Mutual Aid Association membership, employees' pension, employment insurance, and workers' accident compensation insurance. (*MEXT: Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)
● Vacation: Annual paid vacation, Sick leave (paid), Special vacation (paid)
Discretionary labor system, based on 7 hours, 45 minutes per day, or 38 hours 45 minutes per week
Saturdays and Sundays; Statutory public holidays of Japan; Year-end and New Year holidays (December 29 through January 3); Summer holidays
EURAXESS offer ID: 510422
Posting organisation offer ID: D120030931
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