Assistant Professor Job Advertisement:
Institute for Chemical Research
Division of Environmental Chemistry, Laboratory of Molecular Materials Chemistry

Job title Assistant Professor
Number of available positions One position
Qualification Those who hold a Ph.D. or equivalent research achievements.
Those recognized to have academic knowledge and experience equivalent or superior to a doctoral degree.
Job description Organic synthesis for organic light-emitting diodes
Kyoto University Operations (Education, Research, Administration)
Job location Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University
Gokasho, Uji, Kyoto 611-0011, JAPAN
Expected start date As soon as possible after the decision of employment
Contract term 7 years
Probation period 6 months
Business hours Discretionary labor system for specialized work (equivalent to 7 hours 45 minutes per day, 38 hours 45 minutes per week). Overtime may be required.
Days off Saturdays, Sundays, National holidays, Year-end and new year holidays, the university foundation day
Salary Paid in accordance with the university’s payment standards, determined by qualifications and experience
Allowance Allowances are provided in accordance with the existing employment regulations of Kyoto University.
Social insurance (1)Mutual Aid Association of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
(2)Employee’s pension
(3)Employment insurance
(4)Worker’s accident compensation insurance
Application deadline must arrive by 11:59 a.m. (JST) on June 28th, 2024
Selection process Selection will be made based on the documents submitted. Selected candidates will be contacted for an interview, if necessary.
Documents to be submitted Submit the following documents(1) to (6) by email to uji.icr-jimu.apply{AT} with the subject line “Assistant Professor 2024”. The documents should be sent in a single PDF file in the numerical order.
(1) Curriculum Vitae (including photograph, academic and professional background, awards received, etc.)
(2) List of all your research publications (mark up to three main papers)
(3) Summary of your research to date and your future research plans including education
(4) Names and contact information of two reference persons
(5) A compiled electric file of all your research publications
(6) Description of other activities (on awards and penalties, research grants, educational activities, academic societies, patents, social activities, etc.)
Contact for inquiries Hironori Kaji, Professor
Email: kaji{AT}
Notes Interviews may be conducted in the final selection process.
Personal information in the application documents will be used solely to screen applicants and never for other purposes.
The university is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications regardless of gender or disability. The university is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
The university prohibits on-campus smoking except in designated outdoor spaces to minimize secondhand smoke exposure.