Associate Professors and Assistant Professors

Associate Professors and Assistant Professors

The Hakubi Center for Advanced Research, Kyoto University

Kyoto, Japan;

Kyoto University Hakubi Project to Foster and Support Young Researchers
Global Type

In 2009, the Hakubi Project to Foster and Support Young Researchers was inaugurated at Kyoto University. The University appoints promising young researchers as program-specific faculty members, and supports the research activities of top level researchers from around the world, to develop visionary researchers who will pioneer new paths in their respective academic fields.

1.Research Field
Research projects in all fields of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences are welcome.

Researchers with a doctoral degree (or equivalent research abilities) are eligible. All nationalities are welcome.
Those who have previously been appointed to the Hakubi Project to Foster and Support Young Researchers are not eligible.

3.Employment Appointment
Around 10 applicants will be appointed.

4.Employment Conditions
-Selected applicants will be appointed as program-specific full-time faculty members (associate professor or assistant professor with an annual salary on limited-term contracts).
-The term of appointment will begin on October 1st 2019 in principle, but can be adjusted according to the requirements of individual researchers.
-The term of office will be 5 years in principle. There can be no renewal of the appointment.
-The university will provide each researcher with an annual research fund of approximately 1 to 4 million yen, depending on a number of factors such as the research plans of each individual.

5. How to Apply / Deadline
Please visit our website ( ),and submit your proposal form by uploading the proposal document converted to PDF
via your account.

6.Contact Information
E-mail :

Please apply via recruiter’s website.