Professor at The Department of Physics, The University of Tokyo

Personnel & Job Information 2023/08/08

1.Title and Numbers: Professor, one position

2.Starting Date: The date of the earliest convenience after the decision is made

3.Term of Employment: Non fixed-term (Permanent, with retirement at age 65)

4.Probation Period: 6 months from the date of employment

5.Place of Work: Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo (7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo)

6.Affiliation: Department of Physics, The University of Tokyo

7.Contents of Work Duties: Condensed matter physics theory

8.Working Hours: Discretionary work system for professional work applies, and working hours will be deemed as 7 hours and 45 minutes per day.

9.Days off: Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays, and the year-end and New Year holidays (December 29 to January 3)
Leave: Annual paid leave, special leave, etc.

10.Wages, etc.: The basic salary will be decided considering the academic background, professional background, etc.
Wage Raise System: Yes
Various Allowances: Bonus (twice a year), commuting allowance (up to JPY 55,000 per month if the payment conditions are satisfied), and other allowances decided by the University.

11.Insurance: You will be automatically enrolled in the insurance from the Mutual Aid Association of MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) and Employment Insurance.

12.Qualification Requirements: A Ph.D. degree is required by starting employment.

13.Documents to be Submitted:
(1) CV (including applicant’s photograph)
(2) List of achievements (original papers, review articles, invited talks, etc.)
(3) Reprints of five selected publications
(4) Summary of the part research activities (about 2 pages long)
(5) Research plan and educational plan (about 2 pages long)
(6) Names and contact information of three people who can provide reference letters

14.Submission Method: Send an email to to let us know that you would like to apply. (Replace _at_ with @.) The subject should be “Application for Professorship of Condensed Matter Physics Theory”. We will send you the URL information of the receiving folder for uploading the documents.
Please send an inquiry to the above address if you do not receive the confirmation email within three business days after uploading.

15.Application Deadline: Applications must arrive by October 5, 2023.

16.Contact: Prof. Masao Ogata, (Replace ‘_at_’ with ‘@’ )

17.Name of Recruiter: The University of Tokyo

18.Measures to avoid passive exposure to smoking: Smoking is prohibited inside the grounds of our university, except within designated outdoor smoking areas.

19.The University of Tokyo is committed to gender equality and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender.
Personal information received through this application process will not be used for any other purposes.
During the period of employment, sharing controlled technology with you may be prohibited by FEFTA, and it may become difficult to achieve your job as a faculty or a staff member of the University if you are under the control of a foreign government, corporation, or University by contract, or under the control of a foreign government by economic interests. In such a case, you need to keep the contract or interests within the range that does not incur such restrictions.

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