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Job Opening for an Associate Professor, Graduate School of Science,
Research Center for the Early Universe, the University of Tokyo

Associate Professor (with tenure), 1 person
2. Affiliated department
Graduate School of Science, Research Center for the Early Universe, the University of Tokyo
3. Specialty fields
Astrophysics fields related to gravitational waves in a broad sense.
4. Start date
as soon as possible after April 1, 2019
5. Term
6. Required degree
Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or related fields
7. Working Hours
Discretionary labor system: 7 hours and 45 minutes per day; subject to the employees' discretion.
8. Holidays
Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, and year-end through NewYear holidays (from December 29 to January 3 of the following year).
Annual paid holiday, special leave, prescribed by the University of Tokyo's regulations.
9. Salary
Monthly salaries will be determined based upon the appointees' academic background, careers and so on. Additional benefits will also be provided as prescribed in the University of Tokyo regulations.
Appointees will be enrolled in the Mutual Aid Association of Ministry of Education, Culture,Sports, Science, and Technology as well as employment insurance.
11. Required documents (submission must be made in English)
a) CV
b) Publication list (indicate at most five papers considered the most important)
c) URLs for online access to the papers indicated above
d) Summary of past research
e) Future research plan
f) Teaching statement
g) Names and contact addresses of three reference persons
12. Application deadline
Thursday January 31, 2019
13. Document submission
Please submit application as a single PDF-format document.
E-mail it to , with "Application for GW Astrophysics Associate Professor" in the subject line.
If you do not receive the receipt confirmation e-mail within 5 days, or for additional information, please contact:
  • Director Yasushi Suto
  • Research Center for the Early Universe
  • Graduate School of Science,
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Tokyo 113-0033, Japan
  • Email
14. Other remarks
The graduate school of science, the University of Tokyo actively promotes gender equality. For details, please see the Gender Equality Basic Plan of the Graduate School of Science at the URL below.