【Position title, number of positions】 Assistant Professor, 1
【Planned date of appointment】 April 1st, 2023
【Term of employment】 3 years (non-renewable)
【Place of employment】 Hongo Campus, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan
【Institution】 Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, the University of Tokyo
【Areas of specialization】 Computer Science, especially, IoT (Internet of Things), Artificial Intelligence, Computer Networks, Operating Systems, Computer Architecture, Human-Computer Interactions, Smart City, and so on.
【Job details】 The successful candidate is expected to carry out all types of university faculty duties including teaching and advising graduate and undergraduate students alongside the pursuit of research in his/her/their own area of specialization.
Frontiers of informatics
Interdisciplinary science and engineering
Assistant Professor level
3 years (non-renewable)
Kanto district -
1) Possession of a Ph.D. Degree 2) Ability to carry out classes, thesis supervision, research and other faculty duties in Japanese
【Hours】 Under the discretionary work system for professional services, the employee is considered to have worked 7 hours and 45 minutes per day.
【Days off】 Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays and end-of-year holidays (December 29th to January 3rd).
【Conditions】 To be determined in accordance with the regulations of the University of Tokyo (annual salary system) Commuting allowance (up to 55,000 yen per month), and other allowances are provided in accordance with the relevant regulations of the University of Tokyo.
【Social Security】 Enrollment in the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Mutual Aid Association, and in Employment Insurance
【The measures against second-hand smoking】 Smoking is not allowed on campus grounds.(only permitted in designated areas outside.)
2022/11/28 Deadline for receipt
Following a review of the application documents, candidates may be interviewed face-to-face or via online meeting tool in December. In the case of a face-to-face interview, any associated transportation and accommodation costs are to be borne by the applicant.
Application /selection /notification of result /contact details
【Documents to be submitted】 1) Curriculum vitae (which must indicate educational record since graduation from high school and have a self-portrait photo attached. Applicants with teaching experience should also indicate the courses they have taught). Please use the university format downloadable from: https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/ja/about/jobs/r01.html
2) List of achievements (divided into categories such as books, papers, oral presentations, and professional achievements)
3) Three examples of main research achievements (books or academic papers).
4) An outline of research and education experience to date (2,000 Japanese characters or 1000 words in English)
5) A plan for future research and education activities (2,000 Japanese characters or 1000 words in English)
6) The names and contact details (institution name, telephone number and e-mail address) of two referees whose opinions may be sought.
【How to apply and where to direct inquires】 1) How to apply a) Upload to the JREC-IN Portal Web application system: https://jrecin.jst.go.jp/offer/html/help_detail/katsuyou/loginato/user01-2.html Please divide uploaded electronic files into separate files for each type and include your name in the names of the uploaded files to make it immediately obvious who submitted them. b) However, if you have research achievements that cannot be converted into electronic media (e.g., published books), please send five copies of them to the address below via postal mail: Dean, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan
2) Please direct inquiries to General Affairs Team, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, The University of Tokyo E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: +81-(0)3-5841-5938 ★When you send an e-mail for the inquiries, please include the words "Faculty Position Opening of Assistant Professor (Computer Science) " in the subject line.
! Applications must be sent by registered mail or Yu-pack with delivery completion confirmed by the applicant. If applications must be sent from overseas, it is mandatory to use an international delivery service with tracking. The package must be marked in red ink with the words “Containing application documents for faculty position in Computer Science". Application documents will not be returned.
【Other policies】 1) Any personal information acquired from the application process will not be used for any other purpose. 2) At the Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, we seek to nurture and support junior researchers, and promote gender equality and diversity. We therefore encourage women, gender minorities, and those in junior positions to apply. 3) The III/GSII has adopted a set of ethics policy principles; applicants should refer to these before applying: https://www.iii.u-tokyo.ac.jp/about/ethics-policy-principles 4) If you are personally in contract with foreign governmental bodies, corporations or universities, or you are in receipt of a large benefit (financial or any other form) from foreign governmental bodies during the period of your employment, the provisions of the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act (FEFTA) may prohibit or restrict the sharing of technologies that are designated as controlled technologies, which may make it difficult to fulfill the duties of an academic or administrative employee of the university. Therefore, in such cases it is necessary to limit the scope of such contracts/benefits so that they do not hinder the sharing of technologies necessary for your duties at the university.
【Employer's name】 The University of Tokyo, National University