IRCNでは計算論的神経科学(neuro-inspired computation)およびヒト神経発生・発達研究分野(human neurodevelopment)で研究室を主催する研究者を募集します。


Job title
IRCN Project Professor (Assistant, Associate, or Full level)
The contract is renewable on a fiscal year basis (from April 1 to March 31 annually) according to research budget, activity, and achievement. Contract duration is through the first term of IRCN with extension based on adequate progress. The position is not tenure-track although tenure is not excluded.
Place of work
International Research Center for Neurointelligence, The University of Tokyo
7-3-1 Hongo Bunkyo-ku Tokyo, 113-0033 JAPAN
● Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent in a related field
● Research achievement in a relevant field
● Good communication skills in English
Compensation & Benefits
● Salary: Competitive with benefits
● Commuter allowance: JPY 55,000 per month at maximum.
● Social Insurance: Eligible for MEXT* Mutual Aid Association membership, employees’ pension, employment insurance, and workers’ accident compensation insurance (*MEXT: Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)
● Vacation:
      Annual paid vacation
      Sick leave (paid)
      Special vacation (paid)
● Working Hours: Discretionary labor system
● Holidays: Saturdays and Sundays; Statutory public holidays of Japan; Year-end and New Year holidays (December 29 through January 3); Summer holidays
Starting date
● Application deadline: November 29, 2018
● Application documents:
      Curriculum vita (CV) in English
      Cover letter in English
      Statement on proposed research (2 pages)
      Name and contact address for three references
● For questions: Email to
● For submission: Please upload the documents here.
Selection Process
All applications will be screened, and only highly competitive candidates will be scheduled for an interview. Initial interviews will be done electronically and/or via a visit to The University of Tokyo. Final interviews will be conducted by a visit.
*Submitted documents will not be returned.
*Personal information is handled carefully according to the Privacy Policy of the University of Tokyo, and will be used only for the job selection process.
*The IRCN is committed to diversity and inclusion in all of its policies. Women applicants in particular are encouraged to apply and/or seek further information.

IRCN 2018 PI Job Advertisement.pdf