Research Assistant Professor

Tokyo City University
Tokyo 158-0082
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

1. Position title:

   Research Assistant Professor (fixed-term appointment), number of positions: 3

2. Affiliation:  

   Advanced Research Laboratories (ARL), Tokyo City University

3. Area of Specialization

  Research areas covered by the following research centers belonging to Advanced Research Laboratories

(a) Advanced Retrofit Technology Center, (b) Research Center for Nano-Electronics, (c) Intelligent RoboticsCenter, and (d) Research Center for Mineral Crystals

4. Teaching and research duties

1) Carry out research on the specialized field at the one of the above research center.

2) Assist the supervision of undergraduate and graduate research.

3) After the second year, more than two peer reviewed research papers of journals indexed in Scopus satisfying IF> 1.0 and Cite Score > 1.0 are required per year.

4) JPY2,000,000/year will be provided for research funding. Bimonthly research report approved by a research advisor should be submitted.


5. Contract Term

Fixed-term appointments will be for up to 2 years.

Reappointment may be possible for one-year term (annually renewed) of up to 3 years.

*The first-term contract will be ended on March 31, 2022. The contract is renewable on a fiscal year basis (from April 1 to March 31; every year).

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6. Qualifications

1) At the time of hiring, the applicant either has obtained a doctoral degree or anticipates that he/she will have obtained a doctoral degree.

2) An adequate command of English to communicate with colleagues and to publish research work in English

3) Applicants should not be employed elsewhere at time of employment.

4) Enthusiasm for researching one of the following research center and its research fields

(a) Advanced Retrofit Technology Center

Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Maintenance, Engineering, Structural Health Monitoring, Reliability Engineering

(b) Research Center for Nano-Electronics

Electronics, Crystal engineering, Electronic material engineering

(c) Intelligent Robotics Center

Control Engineering, Robotics, System theory

(d) Research Center for Mineral Crystals

Biomedical engineering and related fields

Applicants must specify a research advisor, who is responsible for researches of one of the above research centers

List of research advisors and their research field is available from the website of ARL:


7. Compensation

Wages and compensations are determined in accordance with Tokyo City University's employment rules. Expected annual salary of research assistant professor is JPY 5,000,000 - 5,500,000, based on experience, achievements,etc. Commuting allowance is JPY 55,000 per month at maximum.

This is an exempt position.

Holidays: Sundays, public holidays, year-end and New Year holidays, other days determined by Tokyo City University (excluding the day that the university has decided to carry out the class in advance)

Office hour: 8 hours (including 1 hour lunch break)

Others including insurance: According to Tokyo City University's Employment Rules


8. Proposed Start Date

December 1st, 2020 or the earliest possible date thereafter


9. Required Documents and other information 

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Tokyo 158-0082

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