Call for Post-Doctoral Fellow (Full-time) on Fire Modelling at Toyohashi U Tech. Japan

Call for Post-Doctoral Fellow (Full-time) at Toyohashi U Tech. Japan (posted on Dec 2023)


Toyohashi University of Technology (Toyohashi U Tech / TUT)

Department of Mechanical Engineering

  1. Hibarigaoka, Tempaku, Toyohashi, Aichi, Japan (


Yuji Nakamura, Prof. Dr., Eng ([email protected]); Head of Energy Conversion Engineering Lab.


We are looking for a qualified and motivated postdoctoral fellow to conduct research in the area of fire modeling (numerical). The primary responsibility will be to support and an ongoing research project offered by the private company and expand the fundamental outcome to predict the realistic fire scenario. Experiences in fire science and fire dynamics is helpful and capability on FDS (+ Fluent) is well-required.


Although no specific additional requirements are needed, the postdoctoral fellow will be encouraged to publish scholarly papers and write the grant proposal(s). The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Mechanical/Fire Protection Engineering or any related field. Having excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and strong written and verbal communication skills are highly welcome. A one-year appointment is anticipated with a possible extension to an additional year(s) based on the performance.


Please provide a letter of interest, a complete CV, a few representative publications, and at least two recommendation letters. Applications and associated information are requested to be submitted at any time until the position is filled. The target start date of this position is April 1st, 2024 or later. All materials and questions shall be sent to Professor Yuji Nakamura via mail. Online interview will be made per necessary.

TUT is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability, although candidates must pass the qualification check by our government. It seeks individuals with​ diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity, collaboration, inclusion, problem solving, innovation, high performance, and change making. It is committed to maintaining a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination.