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Having experienced the catastrophic disaster in 2011, Tohoku University founds the International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS) starting in April 1, 2012. Together with collaborating organizations from many countries and with broad areas of specializations, the IRIDeS conducts world-leading research on natural disaster science and disaster mitigation. Based on the lessons from the 2011 Great East Japan (Tohoku) earthquake and tsunami disaster, the IRIDeS aims to become a world center for the study of the disasters and disaster mitigation, learning from and building upon past lessons in disaster management from Japan and around the worlds. Throughout, the IRIDeS will contribute to on-going recovery/reconstruction efforts in the affected areas, conducting action-oriented research, and pursuing effective disaster management towards to build sustainable and resilient societies.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Tohoku University is strongly committed to equal employment and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates.

We seek a faculty position in the following field;

(1)Earthquake Engineering Field,

     Hazard and Risk Evaluation Research Division

     Faculty Position : Associate Professor (tenure-track position)
  •    Deadline : March 22, 2019 (Friday), 5:00 pm at Japan Standard Time (UTC + 9 hours)
  •    Requisition number : IRIDeS37
  •    Detail is here.

(2) Earthquake induced Tsunami Risk Evaluation (Tokio Marine and Nichido Fire Insurance) Research Division

     Faculty Position : Assistant Professor or Research Associate 
  •    Deadline : December 21, 2018 (Friday), 5:00 pm at Japan Standard Time (UTC + 9 hours)
  •    Requisition number : IRIDeS38
  •    Detail is here.



Tohoku University is promoting gender equality.