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Invitation of applications for Tenure-Track Associate Professor
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
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Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering
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National university
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[Description of the institution (year of establishment, capital amount, number of employees, etc.), details of the business, recruitment background information, project description, etc.]

[Job description (work / duties after recruitment, subject responsible for, etc.)]
- Area of Research
Applications who are willing to conduct interdisciplinary research with the application of artificial intelligence (AI) and data science in the following research fields are welcome:
Speech, acoustics, and auditory intelligence, including speech recognition, automatic speech translation, speaker recognition, speech synthesis, voice conversion, environmental sound recognition, abnormal sound detection, array signal processing, sound source separation, music information processing, auditory cognition, and emotion recognition.
The appointee is expected to make basic, advanced and innovative research in the field above during the employment period of the tenure-track position.

[Address of work location and other information]
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology Koganei Campus
2-24-16 Naka-cho, Koganei, Tokyo 184-8588, Japan

[Available positions (job title, number of positions, etc.)]
Tenure-Track Associate Professor, 1 position.

[Starting date, employment date, etc.]
April 1st, 2022.

Research field
Electrical and electronic engineering
All Informatics
Job type
Associate Professor/Lecturer (full-time) level
Employment status
Tenure Track (5 years). The final evaluation for promotion to a tenure position will take place in the third or fifth year of the program.
Work location
Kanto district - Tokyo 

[Public qualifications needed in specific field(s), conditions (education, degree, etc.), experience (how many years) and expertise required for specific field(s)]

The applicant must have a doctoral degree which was received within the past 10 years at the time of application deadline. He/she is expected to have research experiences in academia or industry for several years. TUAT is interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standard of scholarship and professional activities.
He/she is expected to give lectures in both Japanese and English.


[Treatment after recruitment (job title, salary, working hours, employment type, employment period / trial period)] * Important
Monthly Salary: About 356,700 yen (depending on background). (Annual: about JPY 7,000,000)
Working Hours: According to the Discretionary Labor System (7 hours and 45 minutes/day)
*Discretionary labor system for professional work
*The working hours per a day are deemed as 7 hours 45 minutes.

[Overtime hours, rest periods, discretionary labor system, holidays, various insurances (social insurance, labor insurance), various systems (pay increase system, bonuses, transportation expenses, retirement allowances), the type of agreement with the applicant when not hiring, etc.]
Holidays: Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays, New Year Holidays (from December 29th to January 3rd), the University Foundation Day (May 31st)
Leave of Absence: Annual leave (stipulated in the employment rules), Special leave, and Sick leave. Allowances: Commuting allowance, Housing allowance, Family-Support allowance (under the fulfilment of the payment conditions)
Insurance: Employees' Health Insurance, Employees' Welfare Pension, Workers' Accident Insurance and Employment Insurance

Each appointee will be provided for the first year as a startup fund. For the remaining years, annual research budget is equal to that of the tenured faculty members.

[The measures against second-hand smoking in your workplace.] * Important
No smoking in the campus except for a few smoking areas.

Application period
2021/10/12 -  2021/12/14 Deadline for receipt
Applications must be sent to the e-mail address below by 5 p.m. on 14th December, 2021 in Japan Standard Time (must be received).
/notification of result
/contact details

[Application documents, application (submission) method (Mail, attachment to e-mail, details on using the web application, etc.), destination (address, e-mail address, web application URL, etc.)]
Download the application form, and fill it out. In addition, prepare the additional documents shown in the
following list in English:
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(1) Designated application form (Curriculum Vitae, List of Publications, etc.)
(2) Representative publications (up to 5 but at least 1)
(3) Summary of previous research contributions (up to two A4-sized pages including figures).
(4) Future research plan (up to two A4-sized pages including figures)
(5) Education experience and future plan (up to one A4-sized page)
(6) Recommendation letters with signature (from two persons)

[How to Apply]
Combine the above form and documents (1) to (6) into a single PDF file and submit it by e-mail to the following contact address. The maximum file size is 20 MB. Acknowledgment of receipt will be sent within two working days. Specify the title as “application to the tenure-track position of TUAT". All the private information is closed following the related laws and rules, but may be used to obtain references while protecting privacy. In addition, proof of doctoral degree and health certificate will be requested to submit after the selection

[Period for Application and Selection Steps]
Applications must be sent to the e-mail address below by 5 p.m. on 14th December, 2021 in Japan Standard Time (must be received).
After reviewing the application materials, selected candidates will be invited for an interview and to make a presentation, which will be held in December or later.

[Contact information (department, official position, name, institution e-mail address and phone number of the responsible person)] * Important
The application materials should be sent to the following address:
Prof. Akinobu Shimizu
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
2-24-16 Naka-cho, Koganei-shi, 184-8588, Tokyo, Japan

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