Job Openings(Design and Manufacturing, Department of System Design Engineering)



Associate Professor, Senior Assistant Professor, or Assistant Professor
Department of System Design Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University, and Center for System Integration Engineering, School of Integrated Design Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Keio University

Research Field:

Leading research in development of cyber-physical system and dynamic production system based on manufacturing engineering/manufacturing system engineering


“Graphical expression”, “Production system”, etc.


Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree or are expected to obtain the degree upon arrival.
Japanese language skills are necessary for education.

Starting date:

April 1, 2023

Employment status:

The position is tenured for Associate Professor and Senior Assistant Professor.
For Assistant Professor position, it is nontenured and fixed-term position of up to 3 years. In this case, if it is judged to be excellent by the examination of the performance etc., after the end of the term, there is a possibility that the position will be tenured.

Required documents:

  1. Curriculum vitae including professional and educational history (from high school onward), degrees, awards, and email address.
  2. Achievement list (books, original papers, commentary, international conference presentations, domestic conference presentations, articles, external funding status, etc.)
  3. Reprints of papers
  4. Outline of past research, teaching activities, and reasons for applying (about two pages in A4 size, diagrams can be used).
  5. Aspirations for the research contributions to the system design engineering (about one page in A4 size, diagrams can be used)
  6. Two references with names, affiliations, and contact details
  7. Contact details of the applicant


July 20, 2022 (Deadline for receipt)

Selection process:

First screening: document selection, Second screening: interview (between late August and early September).
The candidates for the second selection will be notified by e-mail in early August.

Where to submit:

Chair Prof. Masayuki Kohiyama
Department of System Design Engineering,
Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University
3-14-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama, 223-8522
E-mail: Tel: +81-45-566-1711

- To prevent the spread of COVID-19, we can accept submissions by email. Please combine all the required document files into a zip file with password, and send the zip file to the above contact address.
- Please write “Application for Design and Manufacturing” in red ink on the front of the envelope if the application is sent by registered postal mail.
- Application documents will not be returned.