Recruitment Notice: Postdoctoral Researchers

In April 2023, the Research Institute of Electrical Communication (RIEC) at Tohoku University established a new Interdisciplinary ICT Research Center for Cyber and Real Spaces. This initiative aims to accelerate the research and development of "telecommunication with nonverbal information" by integrating various disciplines. The center will synergize basic and applied AI research, networks and security, human sciences (psychology, brain sciences), human-computer interactions, and VR/AR/MR communication technologies to impact society with groundbreaking research results.

The institute is currently seeking candidates who can drive cutting-edge research in human-computer interactions, VR/AR/MR communication technologies, or AI within an interdisciplinary framework. The ideal candidates will collaborate both within the university and with our domestic and international partners to push the boundaries of innovation and advance the field, and to make meaningful impacts on society with their research results.

How to Apply

Please submit the following documents (PDF format) in a ZIP file to:

  • Curriculum vitae: including a photo, contact information (address, phone number, and email).
  • Research experiences and a summary of previous studies. (Approximately 1000 words. Cite mentioned studies with the numbers listed in 3.)
  • List of research achievements:
    1. Academic papers
    2. International conference papers
    3. Domestic and international invited lectures
    4. Commentary articles
    5. Books
    6. Patents
    7. Awards
    8. Activities in academic societies and communities
    9. External funding (categorized into Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research and others, representative and subcontractor)
    10. Other special notes
  • Copies of five representative papers and a summary of each (approximately 150 words per paper).
  • Plans for future research (approximately 1000 words).
  • Names and contact information (affiliation, title, contact address, telephone number, and email address) of one reference for a recommendation letter to be solicited at a later stage of the search process.
Position: Project Assistant Professors or Project Specially Appointed Researchers (Postdoctoral researcher)
Location: RIEC, Katahira Campus, Tohoku University

- A PhD degree by the time of appointment.

- Excellent research achievements and research skills in the area of specialization.

- The ability to communicate effectively in Japanese or English.

Number of positions: 2
Job type: Full-time
Starting date: April 1, 2024 or as earliest possible thereafter
Application deadline: June 30, 2024


General Affairs Section, Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University
Tel: +81-22-217-5420

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