Application

Period for Application forms Submission: Tuesday, September 20th 2016, 9:00 ~ Friday, September 23th (excluding 22nd, the public holiday), 11:30 (strict deadline)

Number of Openings

About 10 or less

Qualifications

An applicant must be a graduate student enrolled in one of the following Keio University’s graduate schools when he or she applies.
Since the Keio Program for Leading Graduate School (PLGS) is the five-year program and because it could be difficult for a 2nd year master’s student adopted as a RA in fall semester to complete the five-year program, an applicant should be a 1st year master’s student as of 2016 academic year.
The Graduate Schools of Letters, Economics, Law, Human Relations, Business and Commerce, Science and Technology, Media and Governance, Health Management, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Business Administration, System Design and Management, Media Design

How to Apply

If an applicant wishes to apply for the position, please consult his or her academic advisor first. The application form must be submitted with the signature and seal of approval from his or her academic advisor. (The approval does NOT guarantee to accept the applicant in doctoral program.)
Please fill in all the necessary details on the application forms (Application Form 1~5) and submit to the graduate school staff at the Office of Student Services (or the corresponding office on your campus). Please make sure that an applicant will receive an application receipt at the office. Please keep a copy of your application form. If an applicant happens to have a scholarship(s), please fill out the appropriate section of application forms (Form 1). An applicant can download the forms from the PLGS website (link below).
Submit to:
The graduate school staff at the Office of Student Services (or the corresponding office on your campus except Yagami)
Yagami: 14-309, Office, Program for Leading Graduate School (All-Round)
Period for Submission:
Tuesday, September 20th 2016, 9:00 ~ Friday, September 23th (excluding 22nd, the public holiday), 11:30 (strict deadline)
 

Selection (Please check our website for the latest information: http://plgs.keio.ac.jp/)

The first screening (review of submitted documents)
The second screening (only for those who pass the first screening)
Results of the first screening will be announced, at the latest, by Saturday night, September 24th and an interview will be conducted for the second screening. The second screening will take place in the evening between September 26th and 28th. The date and place for the second screening will be informed by e-mail to those who pass the first screening. Please provide your e-mail address that you check regularly on your application form.
Final results will be announced by Thursday, September 29th, 13:00.
※The first orientation will be held for the newly appointed research assistants (RAs) at 17:00 on September 29th. You will be required to attend the first orientation. The place for the orientation will be announced at the same time when final results are announced.

Affiliation

RAs will be affiliated to each graduate school where they are enrolled in, regardless of their first or second major master or doctoral program (there are no graduate schools specific to the PLGS). RAs must comply with the course registration and graduation requirements specified by each affiliated graduate school.

Employment

RAs will be employed under the working regulations of Keio University. A monthly wage of around 145,000~205,000 JPY (including tax) will be paid to master’s students and around 205,000~240,000 JPY (including tax) will be paid to doctoral students (who pass the Qualifying Examination). Payment will be revised according to the individual’s performance.

Contact

Office, Program for Leading Graduate School (All-Round)
The Office of Students Affairs
Faculty of Science and Technology
Keio University
TEL: 045-566-1497; FAX: 045-566-1487
e-mail: