Recruitment: Seven Assistant Professors

The Frontier Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Sciences (FRIS) at Tohoku University seeks to appoint seven assistant professors in six of the research categories listed below:

  1. Material and Energy
  2. Life and Environment
  3. Information and System
  4. Device and Technology
  5. Human and Society
  6. Advance Basic Science

Successful applicants will be tasked with promoting interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary sciences as a principal investigator (PI).

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

The recruitment is based on FRIS's Shoshi Program - a university-wide system for fostering young researchers under Tohoku University's Comprehensive Package for Supporting Young Researchers.

Position: Assistant professor
Location: Frontier Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Sciences, 6-3 Aramaki-aza Aoba, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8578, Japan

A PhD degree by the time of appointment

Number of positions: 7
job type: Tenure-track faculty
Starting date: April 1, 2024 (subject to negotiation)
Application deadline: Wednesday, July 26, 2023 at 5 p.m. (JST)


Professor Junji Said,
Managing and Planning Division, FRIS

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