Principal Professor

Job Details

Company Name

Toyota Technological Institute


Nagoya, Japan

Expiration Date

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Interest Area

Research, Teaching

Position Type


Minimum Degree Requirements

Masters Degree, PhD

Contact Name

Dr. Kazuo Hotate

Contact Email

Contact Phone


Job Posting URL

Positions Open
Toyota Technological Institute


Toyota Technological Institute has one opening for “Principal Professor” positions in its School of Engineering. For more information, please refer to the following website: http://

Research fields: Science and technology for advanced instrumentation and/or information processing

Examples: New devices and systems for advanced information processing, communication, and/or sensing; Leading instrumentation technologies for ultra-sensitive measurements and/or bio-medical studies and diagnosis; Science and technology of cyber-physical systems.

Qualifications: A successful candidate must have a Ph. D. degree or the equivalent in a relevant field; he/she must possess outstanding competence to promote world-class research program(s) as well as to conduct excellent teaching and research supervision for graduate and undergraduate students, so as to fulfill his/her mission as a superb leader in research and education.

Positions: Principal Professor


The “Principal Professor” will serve as the head of a “unit laboratory”, that consists of the Principal Professor, one associate professor, and three post-doctoral fellows. A start-up grant of about one hundred million Japanese yen (ca. one million US dollars) is available. In addition a research budget of about ten million Japanese yen (ca. one hundred thousand US dollars) will be given each year to promote research programs for a period of five years. At the end of this five-year term, the principal professor will be given a formal evaluation.



Number of Positions Available: One

Start date: April 1, 2019 or on the date of the earliest convenience

Documents: Please refer to our website

Deadline: May 15, 2018

Inquiries: Search Committee Chair, Dr. Kazuo Hotate, Vice President & Professor (Phone) +81-52-809-1821   (E-mail)