Recruitment Of Assistant Professor Or Specially Appointed Assistant Professor In Jst-Moonshot R&D Project, Advanced Institute For Materials Research (Aimr), Tohoku University

Universities and Institutes of Japan
February 29, 2024
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1 Feb 2024

Job Information


Tohoku University


wpi advanced institute for materials research

Research Field






Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)

Established Researcher (R3)



Application Deadline

29 Feb 2024 - 23:59 (UTC)

Type of Contract


Job Status

Not Applicable

Hours Per Week

See description

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme

Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Background of the recruitment and description of the project Background of the recruitment and description of the project We look for an assistant professor or a specially appointed assistant professor to work on collaborations between mathematics and medical sciences. Successful applicants will be members of mathematical science team (“Understanding homeostasis through mathematical model analysis and its applications”) in the JST moonshot program “Challenge for Eradication of Diabetes and Comorbidities through Understanding and Manipulating Homeostatic Systems” The URL for this project is as follows, https: // www.

Work content and job description The research topics of this job vacancy include the mathematical study of diabetes, in particular, (1)Mathematical modeling and analyses for organs and their networks. (2)Understanding the mathematical mechanism of the progression to disease.

Assigned department Existing departments

Work location Address 980-8577 Miyagi 2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai Advanced Institute for Materials Research (AIMR), Tohoku University

Number of hired Number of hired:1 person(s) Hiring date:2024-04-01 00:00:00 Starting date:2024-04-01 00:00:00

Requirements Additional Information


Compensation Annual salary:5 million yen - 7 million yen Wages description:The No. 3 annual salary system is applied. The annual salary includes monthly salary, regional allowances, year-end and diligent service allowance, and retirement allowance. Working hours:08:30-17:15 Holidays :Saturdays and Sundays, The National Holidays set forth in the Act on National Holidays, and the period of days from December 29 to January 3 Overtime and other explanations:Discretionary Working System for Professional Work: As a basis, starting time (8:30) to ending time (17:15), but left up to the discretion of each employee. Employment type:Regular employee Employment type description:Positions (Assistant Professor or Specially Appointed Assistant Professor) will be decided based on your career. Contract period:Nontenured Contract period description:Fixed-term appointment till November 30, 2025. Probationary period:Probationary period absent

Various systems

Insurance Employees' Health Insurance:Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Mutual Aid Association Short-term benefits Employees' Pension Insurance:Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Mutual Aid Association Long-term benefits Worker's accident insurance:available Employment insurance:available

Measures for preventing passive smoking at the workplace No smoking on campus

Supplementary explanation of compensation

Additional comments

・AIMR official language is English. AIMR has supporting staff for researchers from abroad. ・Tohoku University promotes activities to increase Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) and encourages people of varied talents from all backgrounds to apply for positions at the university. ・Pursuant to Article 8 of the Act on Securing, Etc. of Equal Opportunity and Treatment between Men and Women in Employment, Tohoku University shall, as a measure for increasing the presence of women among the academic staff, prioritize the hiring of women deemed qualified for each job opening, based on impartial evaluation. ・Tohoku University has published ‘Tohoku University - Live as Who You Are - Guidelines for Gender and Sexual Diversity' to provide explanations and details of how those at the university should respond with respect to diverse sexuality. The purpose of the guidelines is to create an environment in which all students, faculty, and staff respect diverse sexuality in their academic, research, and professional activities. Please see the Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Tohoku University website. ・Tohoku University has the largest on-campus childcare system of all Japanese national universities. This network comprises three nurseries: Kawauchi Keyaki Nursery school (capacity: 22) and Aobayama Midori Nursery school (116), both open to all university employees, as well as Hoshinoko Nursery school (120), which is open to employees working at Tohoku University Hospital. In addition, Tohoku University Hospital runs a childcare room for mildly ill and convalescent children which is available to all university employees. ・For more information on the University's support for both work and research, including measures to encourage male faculty and staff to take childcare leave, etc., as well as its joint participation efforts, please refer to the website.

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