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Full Professor or Associate Professor: Div. of Structural Engineering

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

1. Position Title Full Professor or Associate Professor

2. Area

The applicant is expected to work in broad areas of structural engineering and earthquake engineering. Research topics include, but not limited to, various seismic damage control schemes for buildings and contents, seismic resistant systems considering environmental issues, and interdisciplinary topics. Topics having international impact and/or matching with society’s needs are strongly desired.
3. Qualification Ph.D degree. Proficiency in Japanese or English language is required. The applicant should indicate strong interests and excellent achievements in the required research area(s). Strength and skill in computational, theoretical, or experimental approach must be demonstrated.
4. Job Starting Date As early as possible after January 1, 2015.
5. Duration and Terms Full-Professor: Tenured position.
Associate Professor: 5 year contract, renewable once for additional 5 years.(During the additional 5 years, tenure may be obtained after review.)
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) Resume with applicant’s signature and photo
(2) Descriptions of past research achievements (up to 500 words)
(3) A list of academic achievements categorized in “Refereed papers”, “Conference papers”, “Published books/book chapters”, “Research Funds (description of the sharing or representative ) “, “Awards” and others).
(4) Copy of maximum five major papers.
(5) Descriptions of future research and education plan (up to 500 words)
(6) The name, address, phone number, and E-mail address of two professional references.

8. Application Deadline

Application package should arrive at the address specified below by October 31st, 2014
9. How to Apply
Send the required documents by certified mail with “Application for Full-Professor Position in Division of Structural Engineering” written on the envelope in red to:
Professor Kazuhiko KASAI
Materials & Structures Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology
G5-14, 4259 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama, 226-8503 JAPAN
* Documents will not be returned to the applicant.
10. Contact
Professor Kazuhiko KASAI, E-mail:
11. Addendum
Start-up package may be considered for a successful applicant. Applications from women and overseas researchers are encouraged.

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