Zenas Chao (IRCN Principal Investigator) lab studies how the brain generates predictions and creativity. We are seeking Academic Support Staff whose main tasks are: (1) recruiting research participants, and (2) assisting researchers during EEG experiments.

Application Requirements

Job title
IRCN Part-time Project Academic Support Staff
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 14 days 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.
● Native Japanese speaker
● Good communication skill in English
● Good interpersonal skills
● Basic computer skills (MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
● Experience in human subject research
● Experience in administrative support
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 Health insurance, Employees' pension insurance and Unemployment insurance in accordance with the law
Working Hours
3 to 5 days a week (negotiable including working hours per day)
Non-working days: Saturdays and Sundays; Statutory public holidays of Japan; Year-end and New Year holidays (December 29 through January 3)
※Overtime may be ordered.
※Working Days and Hours may be subject to change due to circumstances.
(1) Annual paid vacation ※Granted only after probationary period in accordance with the University of Tokyo Regulations
(2) Special vacation
Applications and Selection Process
Applications deadline: When the position is filled
* 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

* 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.
* Travel cost will not be paid in screening process.
* Details of working conditions are stated in the following regulation of the University of Tokyo(available only in Japanese).