ORGANISATION/COMPANYTokyo Institute of Technology
RESEARCH FIELDArchitecture › DesignBiological sciencesComputer science › InformaticsEducational sciencesEngineering › Biomedical engineeringEngineering › Design engineeringEngineering › Knowledge engineeringGeographyHistory › History of scienceInformation science › Library scienceNeurosciences › NeuropsychologySociology › OtherTechnology › Information technology
RESEARCHER PROFILEEstablished Researcher (R3)Recognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE30/09/2021 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
LOCATIONJapan › Tokyo
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEKSee description
[Description of the institution]
Tokyo Tech is the top national university for science and technology in Japan with a history spanning more than 130 years. Of the approximately 10,500 students at the Ookayama, Suzukakedai, and Tamachi Campuses, half are in their bachelor's degree program while the other half are in master's and doctoral degree programs. International students number 1,700. There are 1,200 faculty and 600 administrative and technical staff members.
In the 21st century, the role of science and technology universities has become increasingly important. Tokyo Tech continues to develop global leaders in the fields of science and technology, and contributes to the betterment of society through its research, focusing on solutions to global issues. The Institute's long-term goal is to become the world's leading science and technology university.
The successful candidate will be required to pioneer new research areas to solve social problems, particularly in the legal and education domains, using natural language processing technologies. They will also be responsible for teaching and supervising students in School of Computing.
[Address of work location]
152-8550 Tokyo Meguro Ôokayama 2-12-1
1 Assistant Professor
2022, January 1st
De facto working hours* under the discretionary labor system for professional work: 7 hours 45 minutes per day (38 hours 45 minutes per week)
*Hours considered as working hours.
Fixed-term appointments will be for up to 5 years. Reappointment may be possible for one additional term of up to 5 years. The total term is limited to a maximum of 10 years from the original date of employment.
The successful candidate will be paid under the "Annual Salary System with Lump-Sum Retirement Allowance" pursuant to the Institute's Regulations on Wage and Salary for Staff under Annual Salary System with Lump-Sum Retirement Allowance. In accordance with the regulations, the amount of annual salary will be determined based on the standard level for the first fiscal year of employment, and will be based on performance evaluations in subsequent years. A retirement allowance will be paid separately at the time of retirement.
Annual salary examples (The amounts listed below are only examples provided in the regulations and do not relate to this position.)
Assistant professor hired immediately after completing a doctoral degree
Standard: JPY 5,000,000
Minimum*: JPY 4,800,000
Maximum*: JPY 5,600,000
*The minimum and maximum amounts will vary depending on performance.
[Social insurance and other benefits]
Employee's pension, Mutual Aid Association short-term benefits (health insurance), employment insurance, worker's compensation Insurance.
1. Application documents will not be returned. The personal information provided in the submitted documents will be used solely for recruitment and not for any other purpose, pursuant to the Institute's applicable rules and regulations.
2. Tokyo Institute of Technology, in order to ensure a diverse workforce, guarantees equal opportunities for all individuals regardless of nationality or gender.
3. Smoking is prohibited on campus (excluding designated outdoor smoking areas).
4. For more information, please refer to the following link.
EURAXESS offer ID: 681925
Posting organisation offer ID: D121081425
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