Research Assistant Professor, Department of Physics

Affiliation Department of Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Position title Research Assistant Professor
Specialty Quantum electronics (Interferometry, Gravitational-wave telescope, etc.)

Job description

The successful candidate is expected to work with Prof Somiya. The main subject will be an experimental demonstration of an interferometer with an intra-cavity optical parametric oscillator.


Applicants must have a PhD degree or expected to obtain the degree by the start of the employment.

Working place Tokyo Institute of Technology Oh-okayama Campus
Working hours 7 hours 45 minutes per day (38 hours 45 minutes per week)
Term Re-new at the beginning of each fiscal year up to the end of March 2023.
Salary Determined by Tokyo Tech Employment Regulations

Proposed start date Apr 1st 2019, or earliest possible date thereafter

Closing date of application Jan 28, 2019.

Selection process

Selection will be based on a comprehensive review of applications and
interviews. Note that each applicant must pay his/her own travel

Required documents

  1. CV with applicant's photograph and email address
  2. List of publications
  3. PDF files of up to 3 selected papers
  4. List of external funds obtained
  5. Statement of research (up to 2 pages in A4)
  6. List of references (2 persons), including the names, affiliations, and email addresses.

Email address to submit an application


Associate Professor Kentaro Somiya
Department of Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology
TEL: +81-3-5734-3639


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