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Associate Professor: Div. of Structural Engineering

Job Opening: Materials and Structures Laboratory
Associate Professor in Division of Structural Engineering

1. Position Title Associate Professor (Division of Structural Engineering)

2. Areas

Advanced structural systems for existing buildings. Topics include fundamental and applied studies on base-isolation, response-control, smart materials, functional continuity and safety enhancement, and structures and urban systems with ability of fast recoveries.
3. Qualification The applicant must have a doctor in structural engineering or closely related field, and should demonstrate a strong interest and excellent achievements in the required research areas listed above.
4. Job Starting Date As soon as possible.
5. Duration and Terms Tenure-track position. Tenure decision will be made during the fifth year of employment. Salary is commensurate with related rules of Tokyo Institute of Technology.
6. Job Location Materials and Structures Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology

7. Required Documents

(1) A detailed and signed curriculum vitae containing a photo of the applicant, a list of academic and professional experiences, publications, patents, research funds, awards, professional and international contributions, and other pertinent information.

(2) An autobiography with statement of academic achievement containing about 800 words.

(3) Statements of plans of research and graduate education containing about 800 words.

(4) Copies of the Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. diploma, and copies of five to ten major publications in the past five years.

(5) Names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of two referees who can describe the applicant’s scholastic excellence.

8. Closing Date August 19, 2013 (Monday) 
9. How to Apply

The application materials should be mailed in hard copy to:

Professor Kazuhiko Kasai, Director

Structural Engineering Research Center

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Nagatsuta 4259-G5-14, Midori-Ku, Yokohama 226-8502, JAPAN


Please write on the envelop using red ink ‘Application for Associate Prof. Position (Structural Engineering)’.

The materials will not be returned to the applicant.

10. Contact  

Professor Kazuhiko Kasai

Tel: +81-45-924-5512 E-mail:

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