Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study

[Open position] Assistant Professor or Research Associate (closing date; Tuesday 31st August 2021 (JST))

HIAS Health is seeking an Assistant Professor or a Research Associate. (Closing date is Tuesday 31st August 2021 (JST).)

Place of work Hitotsubashi University
2-1 Naka, Kunitachi, Tokyo 186-8601, Japan
Number of positions 1
Salary Monthly salary : 337,000 – 707,000 Japanese Yen(Salary will be determined based on job position, experience)
Transportation allowance will be paid in accordance with the regulations of the university (Maximum 55,000 Japanese yen per month)
Period of employment – From 11th November 2021 to 31st October 2023(The start date is negotiable.).
– The contract shall not be extended.
Job title Assistant professor (Specially appointed) or Research associate (Specially appointed)
Job details (duties, subject responsible for, etc.) 1. To contribute to empirical research projects on national and international health policies (see our website for our past and on-going projects).
2. To help facilitate HIAS Health’s research collaborations with national and international research institutions, governments, and donors.
3. To contribute to research and education at HIAS Health
Qualifications (required skills, experiences etc.) 1. A PhD in relevant area (applicants who expect to receive a PhD after their starting date will also be considered).
2. Ability and experience of conducting statistical/econometric analysis for health economics and policy research.
3. Ability and willingness to publish research articles in international peer-reviewed journals; and to deliver competitive proposals for external research grants.
4. Ability and willingness to work as part of a team.
Work days and hours – Workhours are deemed as 7 hours and 45 minutes per weekday / 38 hours and 45 minutes per week, in accordance with the Discretionary Work System for Professional Work.
– Work days are 5 days a week, Monday through Friday.
Holidays – Saturdays and Sundays, national holidays, new year holidays (Dec. 29-Jan.3), and other holidays designated by the president of the University
– Paid leave will be given after six months from employment date.
– Other paid holidays; condolence leave, sick/injured child care leave, care leave
– Non-paid leave; maternal leave etc.
Social insurance Employment insurance; industrial accident compensation insurance; health insurance; and pension insurance
Selection Candidates are selected based on their application documents and an interview in English or Japanese.
Application Please prepare a single PDF file that contains the following documents 1 through 3, and send it by email to hias-info@ad.hit-u.ac.jp. Please put “Application for HIAS Health PD” in the subject of the email. (Applications are accepted by email only)
Application documents 1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Application Form
Download the form here.
4. Two reference letters (the letters must be sent directly from the referees by email to hias-info@ad.hit-u.ac.jp by the application deadline)All documents must be written in English or Japanese.
Deadline Tuesday, 31st August 2021 (JST)
Notification of results Applicants who are short-listed will be invited for an interview within fourteen days of the receipt of the application documents.
Date of interview The date is negotiable.
Policy of returning the documents Application documents will not be returned. After an application has been processed, all submitted documents will be disposed of immediately in an appropriate manner.
Point of contact Shinobu MURAI (Ms.)
Should you have any questions, please contact us by email, with “Inquiry regarding HIAS Health PD” in your email subject line.
Notes – All submitted application documents will not be used for any other purpose except the selection process for this position.
– Application documents will not be returned. After an application has been processed, all submitted documents will be disposed of immediately in an appropriate manner.
– Hitotsubashi University is an equal opportunity employer in the spirit of the Basic Act for Gender-Equal Society.
– Interview will be scheduled in person or online. Transportation cost to visit the interview venue will be paid by the applicant.

Application details <PDF download>

Hitotsubashi University Official HP Job site

  1. Discussion Paper HIAS-E-121 “Macroeconomic uncertainty matters: A nonlinear effect of financial volatility on real economic activity” has been issued.

  2. (日本語) 社会連携プログラム「第5回医療経済短期集中コース」の受講申込みを開始いたしました。

  3. Discussion Paper HIAS-E-120 “An evolution of global and regional banking networks: A focus on Japanese banks’ international expansion” has been issued.

  4. 11th May, The 56th regular seminar : Dr. Stefan Lipman, Erasmus University Rotterdam,”Tailored financial incentives for health behaviour”

  5. Discussion Paper HIAS-E-119 “Transportation Infrastructure and Trade” has been issued.

  6. Discussion Paper HIAS-E-118 “Forecasting GDP growth using stock returns in Japan: A factor-augmented MIDAS approach” has been issued.

  7. (日本語) 『週刊社会保障』に荒井耕教授(一橋大学大学院経営管理研究科 教授)・古井健太郎准教授(松山大学経営学部)の共著論文「既存情報の改善と把握情報の充実―『事業報告書等』と『病床機能報告』との連結による『医療経済実態調査』の補完―」が掲載されました。

  8. (日本語) 『社会保険旬報』に荒井耕教授(一橋大学大学院経営管理研究科)・古井健太郎准教授(松山大学経営学部)の共著論文「医療機能による有床診療所の財務状況への影響―多様な財務側面への留意の必要性―」が掲載されました。

  9. 16th March, The 55th regular seminar : Mizanur Rahman,Hitotsubashi University,”Global, regional, and national progress in financial risk protection towards universal health coverage, 2000-2030: a Bayesian Hierarchical Analysis”

  10. Discussion Paper HIAS-E-117 “Heterogeneous Internal Trade Cost and Its Implications in Trade” has been issued.