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Associate Professor at Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo

1. Job Title (Number of Positions)
Associate Professor (1)
2. Field of Expertise
Nuclear Physics Theory
(The successful candidate is expected to play a key role to develop new frontiers of nuclear physics research and lead an independent group at Physics Department.)
3. Qualification
PhD or equivalent in a relevant field
4. Date of Commencement of Employment
As early as possible after decision is made
5. Term
No term limit (tenured)
6. Application Deadline
All documents must arrive on or before Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
7. Application Materials to be Submitted
(1) Curriculum vitae (including academic and professional career)
(2) List of publications and related scientific output, which should be divided into refereed papers, review articles, books, international invited talks, awards, research grants, etc.
(3) Reprints (or copies) of up to 5 significant publications
(4) Description of previous research achievements and lecture experiences (A4 two pages maximum)
(5) Description of future research and educational plans (A4 two pages maximum)
(6) Names and contact information for 2 references who can provide an independent assessment of the candidate
8. Document Submission
All documents should be submitted as email attachments in pdf format. The documents can be separated into several emails and the total size of each email should not exceed 10MB, and should be sent to
The Subject of the email should be Application for Associate Professor in Nuclear Physics Theory. An acknowledgement will be sent, and if no reply is received, please contact us.
9. Submission Address and Contact Information
Prof. Satoshi Yamamoto, Chair
Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan
Tel: +81-(0)3-5841-7592
10. Special Instruction
Applicants who wish to apply for the position with the 2019 MEXT LEADER program should make an advance notice to no later than Sunday, June 30, 2019.
11. Inquiry about the Position
Prof. Kenji Fukushima
Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
Tel: +81 (0)3-5841-4123

* Applications from women are encouraged as per "Declaration of Gender Equality Acceleration" of The University of Tokyo (3rd March, 2009).