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Professor: Div. of Structural Engineering and Earthquake Engineering

Job Opening: Materials and Structures Laboratory
Full Professor (Structural Engineering and Earthquake Engineering)

1. Position Title Professor 

2. Areas

New structural materials, enhancement of seismic-resistant structures, seismic damage reduction scheme/system, protection of non-structural elements (examples include but not limited to low-cost and damage-controlled structures, and evaluation methods for functional continuuity and safety mergin).
3. Qualification The applicant must have a doctorate 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 Tenured position. 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 30, 2013 (Friday) 
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 Full 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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