Zenas Chao (IRCN Principal Investigator) lab studies how the brain generates predictions and creative thinking. This lab is seeking Project Academic Support Specialists who will help recruit research participants and support EEG experiments.

Application Requirements

Job title
IRCN Project Academic Support Specialist
Starting Date
The first contract will be ended on March 31, 2021. The contract is renewable on a fiscal year basis (from April 1 to March 31; every year) according to research activity and achievements. Contract duration is 3 years.
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.
● Good communication skill in both Japanese and English
● Basic computer skills (MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
● Experience in human subject research
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)
Working Hours
7 hours, 45 minutes per day, five days per week (negotiable)
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
Applications deadline: July 31, 2020 (First deadline)
* Applications will be accepted until eligible candidates are found.

Application documents:
      ● Resume using the linked form (please download from https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/about/jobs.html)

Submission: Interested applicants should send application materials to: zenas.c.chao#ircn.jp (Please replace # with @ before using this email address)

Selection Process: All applications will be screened, and only those qualified will be scheduled for an interview (on-site or via video).

Recruiter Name: The University of Tokyo

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