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Full-time positions (Research Scientist, Postdoctoral Fellow, Technical Staff)
Short-term positions (Visiting Researcher, Visiting Student, Intern)

Project Name

HCI for Machine Learning Project. Directed by Takeo Igarashi (The University of Tokyo). Funded by JST CREST.

Research Area

Human-Computer Interaction, Machine Learning, Visualization, Graphics


The goal of this project is to develop technologies that help people to use (train, understand and control) machine learning technologies. A member is expected to perform original research to achieve this goal, by designing new user interfaces and innovative systems, building convincing prototypes, and publishing the results at major international venues.

Qualifications Full-time positions: A Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or related subjects (or equivalent research experience). Demonstrated capability for performing original research in the intersection of human-computer interaction, machine learning, visualiation, graphics, and other related areas. We are especially looking for candidates with the following exprience and interest.

  • - Human-computer ineraction with interest in machine learning
  • - Machine learning with interest in HCI and Graphics
  • - Information visualization and visual analytics

Short-term positions: Graduate students in computer science or related area. We also consider undergrads with competitive reserch and/or development skill.

Term of Contract Full-time positions: The position is for one year, renewable annually up to March 2023 based on performance evaluation.

Short-term positions: The term is flexible, usually 3 to 6 months. We provide travel expense for the stay with some extra compensation.


Competitive salary will be offered based on regulation of the University of Tokyo.

How to Apply

Send the following material in PDF by email to ( takeo [at] ).

  • - resume (previous research/work experience and a publication list).
  • - brief summary of past research (1 page)
  • - a research proposal (1 page)
  • - preferred starting and ending date (we are flexible)

The research proposal is most important. Please describe what you want to work on within the framework of this project.

Application Deadline

We accept applications until the positions are full (we plan to hire a few full-time and several short-terms). Feel free to send inquiry to us ( takeo [at] ) if you want to know more about this project.