Thread: Call for ERI Visiting Professor/Post-doc 2023-2024

Started: 2022-07-12 11:05:57
Last activity: 2022-07-12 11:05:57
Int'l Office
2022-07-12 11:05:57
Institution: Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
Open Until: 2022-08-02

Call for 2023 Visiting Professor/Post-doc position

Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
The Earthquake Research Institute (ERI), The University of Tokyo, invites applications for Visiting Professor /
Post-doctoral Fellow positions in the research fields of earthquakes, tsunamis, their engineering, volcanoes, and
physics of the earth’s interior. The applicant must be a Ph.D. degree holder or expected to have the time of
appointment. The period of each position will be from four* to twelve months starting between April 1, 2023 and
October 1, 2023. (* Three months is also possible, if candidates cannot leave their institutions for more than three
months.) Successful candidates are expected to carry out research at ERI as an employee of the University of Tokyo.
Monthly salary, ancillary expenses including partial housing costs and commuting allowance will be paid following the
rules of the University and ERI.
While priorities are given to the first-time visitors, we also consider second-time applications if he/she is willing to
contribute to education by teaching a course or co-tutoring graduate students with our faculty members.
Candidates are requested to submit on-line application form and the following set of documents at: (Please create your account first.)

(1) Title of research and research proposal at ERI (300-500 words)
(2) Summary of research that the candidate has conducted (300-500 words)**
(3) Desired length of stay: from four to twelve months
(4) Desired host at ERI and correspondence
(5) CV with birthdate and detailed account of academic activity
(6) List of academic publications (identify a few papers relevant to the proposal)
**Second-time applicants can also submit education proposals, lecture series etc.
*If you are unable to submit the documents online, please send them via e-mail to:
intl-office<at> You will receive an acknowledgement of receipt e-mail from us in 3-4 days after
submission. If not, please contact us.
For information on host researchers at ERI, visit
Prior contact with an ERI faculty member is required. If you need assistance in finding a suitable host researcher at
ERI, please contact us well in advance to discuss your research proposal with the host, by the mid-July 2022.
The deadline for this application is Tuesday, August 2, 2022 (Japan Standard Time).
For further information regarding this position, please visit our website
or feel free to contact us.

Masataka Kinoshita
Head, International Research Promotion Office
Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
1-1, Yayoi 1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0032 JAPAN
Phone: +81-3-5841-5809 Fax: +81-3-5841-5643
E-mail: intl-office<at>
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