Recruitment Notice: Assistant Professor

The Frontier Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Sciences (FRIS) at Tohoku University is recruiting assistant professors in the following six areas:

  • Materials and Energy
  • Life and Environments
  • Information and Systems
  • Device and Technology
  • Human and Society
  • Advanced Basic Science

Successful candidates are required to promote international interdisciplinary scientific research as principal investigators, and must show a strong initiative to develop novel research projects. They are expected to collaborate actively both domestically and internationally. This recruitment is part of the "FRIS Shoshi Program," a university-wide initiative to support young researchers under the Tohoku University Comprehensive Package for Supporting Young Researchers.

For further details, including how to apply, please see here.

Position: Assistant Professor
Location: Frontier Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Sciences 6-3 Aramaki Aza-Aoba, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8578, Japan
Qualifications: A doctoral degree (PhD) by the time of appointment
Number of positions: 7
Job type: Tenure-track faculty position
Starting date: After April 1, 2025 (negotiation is possible)
Application deadline: Friday, July 26, 2024 by 5 p.m. (JST)


Junji Saida
Managing and Planning Division, FRIS

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