IRCN Postdoctoral Fellow (Project Researcher)
June 1, 2019 or later (Negotiable)
The first contract will be ended on March 31, 2020. The contract is renewable on a fiscal year basis (from April 1 to March 31; every year) according to research budget, research activity, and research achievements. Contract duration is until March 31, 2022. Probationary period is 6 months from the date of arrival.
Place of Work
International Research Center for Neurointelligence The University of Tokyo, Institutes for Advanced Study 7-3-1 Hongo Bunkyo-ku Tokyo, 113-0033 JAPAN *This can be changed due to work circumstances.
(Required) ● Ph.D. in Engineering, Ph.D. in Computer Science or equivalent in a related field ● Good communication skill in English (Preferred) ● Experiences in cognitive developmental robotics, human-robot interaction, machine learning, neural network, and/or cognitive science will be preferred.
Compensation & Benefits
● Salary: To be determined in accordance with the University of Tokyo Regulations ● Commuter allowance: JPY55,000 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)
Discretionary labor system, based on 7 hours, 45 minutes per day, or 38 hours 45 minutes per week
Saturdays and Sundays; Statutory public holidays of Japan; Year-end and New Year holidays (December 29 through January 3); Summer holidays
Applications and Selection Process