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Faculty position at Associate Professor level (Theoretical Nuclear Physics)
University of Tsukuba
URL of institution or department
Division of Nuclear Physics, Center for Computational Sciences
Institution type
National university
Content of job information

[Research field]
Theoretical nuclear physics and related areas

[Job description]
Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba is promoting “Multidisciplinary Computational Sciences" through enhanced cooperation between computational and computer sciences. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to this mission. The candidate will also take part in education and supervision in both the undergraduate (College of Physics) and the postgraduate (Degree Program in Physics, Graduate School of Science and Technology) levels.

[Available positions]
1 position of Associate Professor

[Starting date]
As soon as possible after April 1st, 2022.

[Work Location]
Tennodai 1-1-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Research field
Mathematical and physical sciences
Job type
Associate Professor/Lecturer (full-time) level
Employment status
Work location
Kanto district - Ibaraki 

Applicants must have:
1) Ph.D or equivalent degree in a relevant field
2) Sufficient capability to conduct research in the relevant field
3) The enthusiasm to work on education, research and university management.


[Term of Employment, Compensation]
Tenured. The University has mandatory retirement, requiring employees to retire at age 65. Salary, working hours, social insurance, etc. are based on regulations of University of Tsukuba.

[The measures against second-hand smoking in your workplace.]
No smoking on the premises

Application period
2021/07/21 -  2021/09/30 Deadline for receipt
/notification of result
/contact details

[Application documents]
(1)Curriculum Vitae (with a photograph)
(2)List of publications (separate lists for refereed and non-refereed papers)
(3)Summary of research activities
(4)Research and education plan
(5)List of awarded research grants
(6)Reprints of five major papers*1), *2)
(7)Two (or more) letters of reference *3), or contact details of two (or more) references [full names, affiliation, relationship, email address]
(8)Consent to Processing and Extraterritorial Transfer of Personal Data under GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation) *4)
*1) Four papers or more should be published within last five years.
*2) The reprints can be replaced by the list of DOI ( In case that we cannot download them, we may request the PDF files later.
*3) Arrange the letters to be directly emailed by the person who writes them (see [Submission] below).
*4) Only the applicants located in the countries belonging to the European Economic Area or the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland should submit the consent form. The form is available at the "Attached documents" section on this page.

1. Create a single PDF file containing all documents from (1) to (8).
2. Create a user account at JREC-IN Portal (, and upload the file.
3. The reference letters should be sent directly to
apply[at] ([at] should be replaced with @)
with the subject as “Reference-NAME" where NAME is the applicant's name.

[Selection details]
After screening by the application materials, interview will be conducted for selected candidates.

[Contact information]
Prof. Takashi Nakatsukasa
Division of Nuclear Physics, Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Tel: +81-29-853-4282
Email: apply[at] ([at] should be replaced with @)

Attached documents
Online Submission
Online Submission with all application documents is available.
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Additional information

(1) The personal information provided in the submitted documents will be used solely for recruitment and not for any other purpose, and will be properly discarded after the selection process.
(2) University of Tsukuba is promoting gender equality.
(3) Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba has been approved as a national core-center under the Advanced Interdisciplinary Computational Science Collaboration Initiative (AISCI) by MEXT, Japan, providing supercomputer resources and promoting multidisciplinary computational sciences.

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