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Recruitment Info for a postdoctoral scholar
at Research Center for the Early Universe (RESCEU) at the University of Tokyo

1 Job title & Number of Persons
1 postdoctoral scholar
2 Business content
The successful candidate will work with Kenta Hotokezaka and his collaboration on topics related to gravitational-wave sources and electromagnetic counterparts of compact binary mergers.
3 Research Starting Date
The appointment is expected to begin in Spring or Fall 2021 (negotiable). The first 6 months shall be a 6 month working test period.
4 Employment Period
The employment contract may be renewed. In the case of renewal, the employment contract is renewed every year for up to 3 years.
Employment contract renewals are determined by the following factors: All relevant factors such as budget status, progress of assigned work, end-of-term work volume, performance, work records, attitudes, and / or your medical condition.
5 Specialized Field
Theoretical astrophysics.
6 Work Location
Research Center for the Early Universe (RESCEU)
Hongo Campas, The University of Tokyo
7-3-1 Hongo Bunkyo-ku,Tokyo,Japan 113-0033
7 Salary and Benefits
Pay Compensation:
Salary mini. 6,000,000 JPY
Salary max. 5,000,000 JPY
Included Benefits:
The position comes with benefits including medical insurance, disability insurance, paid vacation, and sick leave, and parental leave.
8 Qualification Requirements:
Applicants should have completed a PhD in physics, astronomy, or a closely related field before the appointment begins.
9 Documents to be submitted:
Applicants should submit
1) a Curriculum Vitae
2) the list of publications
3) a research statement
as a single PDF file.
Please also arrange for three reference letters sent directly by the writers.
10 How to Submit the Documents:
Send all application materials [ 9 ] to
11 Application Deadline:
January 15, 2021.
12 Where to Send the Documents & Contact Info for Inquiries:
13 Recruiter
The University of Tokyo
14 Others
The University of Tokyo is actively committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from women and members of other under-represented groups.
Related URLs:
Research group page,
RESCEU, The University of Tokyo