IRCN Postdoctoral Fellow (Full-time Fixed-term Project Researcher) / One
Starting Date: Negotiable The first contact will be ended on March 31, 2022 (due to Japanese fiscal year)
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. But the total period of employment will not exceed three years.
Six months from the date of arrival.
Watanabe (IRCN Principal Investigator) lab
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.
The successful applicant is expected to engage in human cognitive neuroscience research and computational psychiatry studies in experimental/numerical manners and write scientific papers. For experiments, they can employ typical/atypical individuals using MRI, TMS, EEG and/or motion capture.
Required: - PhD in neuroscience, psychiatry, psychology or equivalent fields. - Skill and motivation to write academic manuscripts. Preferred: - Experience in cognitive neuroscience experiments employing human individuals. - Experience in data analysis using MATLAB and/or Python.
Salary & Benefits
● Salary: To be determined in accordance with the University of Tokyo Regulations ● Commuter allowance: JPY55,000 per month at maximum ● No retirement benefits or bonuses
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)
Paid leaves, Refreshment leave, etc (In accordance with The University of Tokyo regulations )
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)
Applications and Selection Process