Assistant Professor in Laboratory for Advanced Nuclear Energy, Institute of Innovative Research Tokyo Institute of Technology, Institute of Innovative Research

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Assistant Professor,
Laboratory for Advanced Nuclear Energy, Institute of Innovative Research,
Tokyo Institute of Technology

Affiliation Laboratory for Advanced Nuclear Energy, Institute of Innovative Research,
Tokyo Institute of Technology

Position title Assistant Professor

Number of Openings 1

Area of Specialization Highly efficient utilization of nuclear thermal energy

Job Descriptions

 The successful candidate will be required to carry out research on
nuclear thermal energy storage, transportation and transformation,
multi-purpose use of nuclear thermal energy, nuclear low-carbon
energy systems, efficient utilization of nuclear energy.

 The successful candidate will have responsibility for carrying out
administrative duties of Laboratory for Advanced Nuclear Energy,
Institute of Innovative Research, and educational duties of Graduate
Major in Nuclear Engineering, Department of Chemical Science and
Engineering, School of Materials and Chemical Technology.

 The successful candidate will be required to engage in research, teach,
and supervise graduate and undergraduate students.

 Candidates who are qualified or willing to learn to be qualified as
Radiation Protection Supervisor are preferred.


 Applicants must hold a PhD, be near to completion of a PhD, or have
equivalent experience in a relevant subject and have appropriate
laboratory research experience.

 Candidates must be highly motivated, willing to learn, and demonstrate
initiative in assigned tasks.

Location Ookayama Campus

Nearest station: Ookayama

Working Hours

De facto working hours* under the discretionary labor system:
7 hours 45 minutes per day (38 hours 45 minutes per week)

*Hours considered as working hours


Fixed-term appointments will be for up to 5 years. Reappointment may be
possible for one additional term of up to 5 years. The total term is limited to
a maximum of 10 years from the original date of employment.

Probationary Period 6 months


Annual salary (annual base salary)

The applicant's salary will be determined in accordance with the Regulations
on Wage and Salary for Staff under the Annual Salary System.
Social insurance and other
Employee’s pension,

Mutual Aid Association short-term benefits (health
insurance), employment insurance, worker’s compensation Insurance.

Employer President of National University Corporation Tokyo Institute of Technology
Proposed Start Date 1st July, 2018, or the earliest possible date thereafter

Closing Date for Application Applications must be received by 30th March, 2018

Selection Process

Selection will be based on a comprehensive review of applications and

Selected applicants may be asked to have an on-campus interview and/or
give a presentation.

Please note that travel expenses for attending interviews will not be

Required Documents

1. Curriculum vitae including professional and educational history (from
high school onward), degrees, awards, and email address.

2. Accomplishment statement, including:
a. Refereed journal papers
b. Refereed conference proceedings and non-refereed conference
c. Commentaries
d. Books
e. Patents, etc.
Please include details for each category. For lectures, state if it was a
keynote or invited lecture.
For items a. and b., include the number of citations, h-index, and name of
database* used.
*Google Scholar Citations, Scopus, or Inspire

3. Up to three reprints or copies of major publications (one copy for each

4. Acquired research grants and external funds. Include names of the
funds, project titles, amounts, periods of research, and allocated
amounts (if not the principal researcher)

5. Prizes and awards

6. Social activities such as those as a member of international and
academic committees

7. Research statement with a summary of research accomplishments and
details of the future direction and plan for the applicant’s work (free form,
two A4 pages)

8. Teaching statement that provides a summary of accomplishments and
discusses ideas for teaching and learning (free form, two A4 pages)

9. Two references with names, affiliations, and contact details

How to Submit an

The required documents must be submitted in hard copy and in digital media
(CD, USB, etc.)

Please write “Application for Assistant Professor Position at highly efficient
utilization of nuclear thermal energy” in red ink on the front of the envelope.

Applications must be sent by registered postal mail.

We do not accept submissions by email or other digital formats.

Where to Submit
Please send your application to:
Office of Laboratory for Advanced Nuclear Energy
Institute of Innovative Research
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Ookayama 2-12-1-N1-16, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152- 8550, JAPAN

Yukitaka Kato, Dr. Eng., Professor
Laboratory for Advanced Nuclear Energy, Institute of Innovative Research,
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Ookayama 2-12-1-N1-22, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152- 8550, JAPAN
Tel. : +81-3-5734-2967

 Application documents will not be returned.
 The personal information provided in the submitted documents will be
used solely for recruitment and not for any other purpose, pursuant to
the Institute’s applicable rules and regulations.

Tokyo Institute of Technology, in order to ensure a diverse workforce,
guarantees equal opportunities for all individuals regardless of nationality or

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