CREST Faculty/Researcher Position (Osaka University)

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    20/11/2019 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
    Japan › Osaka
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We invite applications for Specially Appointed Faculty/Researcher positions (Full-time) for our CREST project "Computing Technology Based on Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Photonic Neural Networks" (Research Director: Prof. Hideyuki Suzuki) in JST CREST Research Area "Technology for Computing Revolution for Society 5.0". We expect applications from researchers who can work with innovative ideas towards a new computing paradigm.

[Specialized Field]
Nonlinear science, Neural networks, Machine learning, etc.

Research activities on mathematical models of photonic neural networks.

More specifically, research approaches as exemplified below, but not limited to. We expect successful candidates to take research approaches based on their own expertise.
(1)Development, improvement, and analysis of novel neural network models dedicated to photonic implementation
(2)New information processing and computing paradigm based on nonlinear dynamics
Please note that applicants are not required to have a knowledge of photonics.

[Affiliation, Work Location]
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University
(Division of Nonlinear Mathematical Science (Suzuki Laboratory),
Department of Information and Physical Sciences)
Suita Campus (1-5 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, Japan)

[Number of Positions]
A few positions

[Starting Date]
On April 1st, 2020 (negotiable)


(1) Specially Appointed Associate Professor (Full-time)
(2) Specially Appointed Assistant Professor (Full-time)
(3) Specially Appointed Researcher (Full-time)
*Positions will be finalized depending on contents of duties which to be determined based on a candidate's career and area of expertise etc.
*Please refer to “Responsibilities" and “Salary and Benefits" etc. to decide the position you will apply, and indicate a name of the position when you send an application (see “Application Documents").

[Term of Employment]
From the starting date to March 31st, 2021
*Following completion of the term, the contract may be extended subject to evaluation. (The extension limit is March 31st, 2024.)

[Probationary period]
6 months

[Employment Form]
Based on “37. Regulations Pertaining to Working Hours, Holidays and Leave for National University Corporation Osaka University Limited Term Staff"
*The Discretionary Labor System, Special Work Type will be applied (deemed working hours: 8 hours a day)

[Salary and Benefits]
Based on “46. Salary Regulations for National University Corporation Osaka University Limited Term Staff (Specially Appointed Staff, etc.) Subject to Annual Salary System"
Remuneration: (i) 7,537,200 JPY, (ii) 5,605,800-6,086,400 JPY, (iii) 5,125,200-5,605,800 JPY per annum. (Monthly payments of one-twelfth of annual salary)
*The Remuneration will be determined according to the scope and contents of duties the candidate to be engaged in taking his/her qualifications and experience into consideration.
*Bonuses and allowances for commuting, housing, dependency, and retirement are included in the above-mentioned annual salary and will not be paid separately.

Medical insurance and employee's pension insurance of the Federation of National Public Service Personnel Mutual Aid Associations, Employment Insurance and Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance

Additional comments

Concerning work conditions other than above-mentioned, please refer to “35. Work Regulations for National University Corporation Osaka University Limited Term Staff" and/or related regulations.
(Applicable regulations (including nos. 37 (working hours, holidays and leave) and 46 (salary) are as of academic year 2019 and subject to change.)
Please note the above-mentioned terms and conditions on "Salary and Benefits" are as of the day this employment offer was posted, and subject to change.

We welcome applications from highly motivated female candidates.
Osaka University is committed to promoting gender equality and providing various supports for female academic staff members.
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology enforces independent support.
*Osaka University campuses and related facilities are smoke-free, except for designated areas.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Osaka University

EURAXESS offer ID: 445106
Posting organisation offer ID: D119090116


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