[Comp-neuro] Postdoc position in computational neuroscience and/or developmental robotics at the University of Tokyo

nagai.yukie at mail.u-tokyo.ac.jp nagai.yukie at mail.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Wed Feb 26 05:58:50 CET 2020

Dear colleagues,

The International Research Center for Neurointelligence (IRCN) at the University of Tokyo is looking for highly motivated full-time postdoc researchers in the field of computational neuroscience and/or developmental robotics. The selected candidates will join Cognitive Developmental Robotics Laboratory and have the opportunity to pursue interdisciplinary research integrating computer science, neuroscience, cognitive science, psychology, robotics, etc.

If you are interested in being considered, please send the required documents to yukie at ircn.jp.

Postdoctoral Fellow at IRCN, the University of Tokyo

Cognitive Developmental Robotics Laboratory (Nagai Lab), the University of Tokyo

1. Job title: Project Assistant Professor / Project Researcher (Postdoctoral Fellow)

2. Starting Date: Negotiable

3. Term:
The first contract will be ended on March 31, 2021.
The contract is renewable on a fiscal year basis (from April 1 to March 31; every year) according to research budget, research activity, and research achievements.
Contract duration is until March 31, 2022.

4. Place of Work
International Research Center for Neurointelligence
The University of Tokyo, Institutes for Advanced Study
7-3-1 Hongo Bunkyo-ku Tokyo, 113-0033 JAPAN

5. Qualifications
- Ph.D. in Engineering, Ph.D. in Computer Science or equivalent in a related field
- Good communication skill in English
- Experiences in neural network, machine learning, computational neuroscience and/or developmental robotics will be preferred.

6. Compensation & Benefits
- Salary: To be determined in accordance with the University of Tokyo Regulations
- Commuter allowance: JPY55,000 per month at maximum
- Social Insurance: Eligible for MEXT Mutual Aid Association membership, employees’ pension, employment insurance, and workers’ accident compensation insurance.
- Vacation: Annual paid vacation, Sick leave (paid), Special vacation (paid)

7. Working Hours
Discretionary labor system, based on 7 hours, 45 minutes per day, or 38 hours 45 minutes per week

8. Holidays
Saturdays and Sundays; Statutory public holidays of Japan; Year-end and New Year holidays (December 29 through January 3); Summer holidays

9. Applications and Selection Process
- Applications deadline: When the position is filled
- Application documents:
	(a) Cover letter in English
	(b) Curriculum vita in English
	(c) Publication list
	(d) Name and contact address for two references, one of which should be a previous employer
- Submission: Interested applicants should send application materials to: yukie at ircn.jp
- Selection Process: All applications will be screened, and only those qualified will be scheduled for an interview (on-site or via video).

Yukie Nagai, Ph.D.
Project Professor, The University of Tokyo
nagai.yukie at mail.u-tokyo.ac.jp | http://developmental-robotics.jp
CREST Cognitive Mirroring: http://cognitive-mirroring.org

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