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Job Openings(Department of System Design Engineering)【Architecture】
Keio University
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Department of System Design Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology
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Private university
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[Job description]

Associate Professor (Tenured), Assistant Professor (Tenured), or Research Associate (Non-tenured).
Department of System Design Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University, and Center for Space and Environment Design Engineering, School of Science for Open and Environmental Systems, Keio University.

Research Field:
The applicant's research field should comprehensively integrate the design, environment, and structure of buildings, envisioning and developing new architectural system designs for a sustainable society.

Education and research of the above-mentioned area of expertise; practice-based courses of Architecture and Urban Design Studio I, II, and III, and Space Design Overseas Field Study; in addition, lectures of Architectural Design Theory, etc. in case that the appointed position is Associate Professor or Assistant Professor.

[Starting date]
April 1, 2022

Research field
Architecture and building engineering
Complex systems
Design science
Complex systems
Human life science
Job type
Associate Professor/Lecturer (full-time) level
Assistant Professor level
Employment status
The position is tenured for Associate Professor and Assistant Professor. The Research Associate position is a nontenured, fixed-term position of up to 3 years. In this case, after the end of the term, the position will be tenured if the achievements, performance, etc. are evaluated as excellent.
Work location
Kanto district - Kanagawa 

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree or are expected to obtain the degree upon arrival. Japanese language skills are necessary for education.


[Treatment after recruitment] * Important

Based on Keio university regulations

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

[Required documents]
1.Curriculum vitae including professional and educational history (from high school onward), degrees, awards, and email address.
2.Achievement list (original papers, books, commentary, international conference presentations, domestic conference presentations, articles, external funding status, architectural works, etc.)
3.Reprints of the above-mentioned papers, etc.
4.Outline of past research and reasons for applying (about 500 words).
5.Plans and aspirations for developing research that contributes to system design engineering (about one page in A4 size, diagrams can be used).
6.Two references with names, affiliations, and contact details
7.Contact details of the applicant

[Selection process]
First screening: document selection, Second screening: interview (from late August until early September).
The candidates for the second selection will be notified by e-mail in early August.

[Where to submit] * Important
Chair Prof. Toru Namerikawa
Department of System Design Engineering,
Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University
3-14-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama, 223-8522
E-mail: Tel: 045-566-1731

-To prevent the spread of COVID-19, we can accept submissions by email. Please combine all the required document files into a zip file with password, and send the zip file to the above contact address.
- Application documents will not be returned.
- Please write “Application for Architecture" in red ink on the front of the envelope. Applications must be sent by registered postal mail

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Additional information

The English job title "Assistant professor" corresponds to the Japanese job title "Sennin-Koshi (Full-time Lecturer)"at Keio University.

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