NICT RECRUITMENT OF FIXED-TERM RESEARCHER (No.2024R-36) Research and development of quantum optical communication network technology

Updated: 3 months ago
Deadline: 31 Oct 2024 - 23:59 (UTC)

23 Nov 2023
Job Information

National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
Research Field

Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)

Application Deadline

31 Oct 2024 - 23:59 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Not Applicable
Hours Per Week

See description
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

[Background of the recruitment and description of the project]
* Background of the recruitment and description of the project
To promote the project on satellite-based quantum key distribution, we are looking for a wide range of researchers with experimental experience in satellite and spatial optical communications. Knowledge of quantum information and quantum optics is preferred.

[Work content and job description]
Perform research and development to build a new secret communication network integrating quantum cryptography, physical layer cryptography, satellite optical communications, and related security and quantum technologies.

* Assigned department
Existing departments

[Work location]
* Address
184-8795 Tokyo 4-2-1, Nukui-Kitamachi, Koganei

[Number of hired]
Number of hired:1 person(s)
Job content supplemental explanation:The employment date varies depending on the selection period. Please refer to the "Job posting URL" for the detailed the scheduled date of employment.

Additional Information

Annual salary:5 million yen - 7 million yen
Wages description:471,000 ~ 509,000/month
Basic salary shall be determined by taking into account each employee’s experience and task to be engaged in. However, as a basic salary is compliant with government employees' wages, it shall be changed when a basic salary is changed to the government employees' wages.
Working hours:08:30-17:00
Holidays :Saturday, Sunday, national holiday, and year-end and New-year holiday and designated day by NICT
Annual paid holiday system
Overtime and other explanations:5days/week(7.5hours/day)
Application of a flex-time system is possible.
Employment type:Contract employee
Employment type description:Fixed Term Positions
Contract period:Nontenured
Contract period description:hiring date ~ March 31,2025
N.B. Contract could be renewed.
Up to March 31,2026 if certain conditions are fulfilled
Probationary period:Probationary period present
Probationary period description:Trial period 1 month

[Various systems]
Transportation expenses:available
Dependant allowance, Housing allowance, Telework allowance, Overtime allowance, Late-night work allowance will be provided. However, they will be paid if you meet the requirements.

Employees' Health Insurance:available
Employees' Pension Insurance:available
Worker's accident insurance:available
Employment insurance:available

[Measures for preventing passive smoking at the workplace]
We have smoking areas.

[Supplementary explanation of compensation]

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National Institute of Information and Communications Technology

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