University of Tokyo, Tokyo Collge
Postdoctoral Fellow (Project Researcher)
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Postdoctoral Position at Tokyo College
About Tokyo College
Tokyo College is a new scheme of collaboration for members of the University of Tokyo to discuss and create a shared vision of an ideal future with people from across the globe and to take action together to pursue its realization. Leading scholars, promising young researchers and influential intellectuals from overseas will gather and stay at Tokyo College, where they will have frequent opportunities to exchange ideas with our scholars and students, creating synergy and generating new knowledge, which will help us shape our future. Knowledge created by these activities will be delivered immediately to the public through lectures and seminars organized by Tokyo College.
Postdoctoral Fellow (Project Researcher) at Tokyo College, the University of Tokyo
Field of Expertise
Tokyo College is looking to invite researchers from a broad range of fields under the research theme, "The Earth and Human Society in 2050", and carry out interdisciplinary collaboration to contribute to the realization of a sustainable and inclusive future of humanity. Applicants’ field of expertise should be related to at least one of the following five research foci; topics that range across multiple themes are also welcome.
A. Digital Revolution and Future of Humanity
B. Tackling the Planetary Boundaries through Interdisciplinary Approaches
C. Japan Viewed from Inside and Outside
D. Humanities in 2050 - World Philosophy, World History and World Literature -
E. Life and its Value for Future Society
＊Though the primary, secondary cotegories show "Humanities, and Social Sciences", any other research field could be acceptable, as long as it relates to one or more research target topics above.
Postdoctoral researchers are expected to:
- pursue their own research objectives through an interdisciplinary lens
- undertake collaborative research with researchers both within and outside of Japan
- actively expand research collaborations and networks within the country and overseas
- actively attend or host research seminars at Tokyo College, including seminars/events to be broadcasted online
- engage in academic outreach through dissemination of research outcomes
*Before applying for this job, please also refer to our main website for further instructions on application and more information including FAQs. https://www.tc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/recruit/2164/
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