Closing date 2022/11/15 Applications will be closd as soon as a candidate is selected. (The first selection process will start on November 15.)

QUP22-4: QUP Professor (Systemology support section leader)

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Private information obtained from application documents will not be used or provided to any third party for purposes other than the necessary procedures related to personnel affairs, salary, and welfare. Please note that documents submitted for the recruitment process will not be returned to the applicant.

Curriculum Vitae


5 years, with the contract to be renewed in each Japanese fiscal year. (with the possibility of futher renewal beyond 5 years based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds, and ongoing operational needs.)

Interview date

Further details will be separately communicated to the applicants who will be interviewed.

Number of positions

1 person

Application guidelines


International Center for Quantum-field Measurement Systems for Studies of the Universe and Particles (QUP)

Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for tasks 1 through 3, as the section leader of the QUP Systemology Support Section.

1.To lead team members in supporting research project start-up (concept study) activities, and to derive best practices for concept studies of research projects.

2.To lead team members to provide systems engineering support for the components of JAXA’s LiteBIRD mission for which QUP is responsible, and to lead system safety and mission assurance activities for the components.

3.To utilize the above two opportunities for human development of the QUP Systemology Support Section.


1.An applicant should have sufficient knowledge and experience for this position and meet at least one of the following criteria:
・having a Ph.D. in engineering or a related field, or an equivalent degree,
・having research achievements as equivalent to the above,
・having outstanding knowledge and experience in their primary subject.

2.An applicant should have an outstanding record of research and development in at least one of engineering fields, such as mechanical and structural engineering, thermal engineering, guidance and control system, electronics, etc.

3.An applicant should have experience in project development, including system design in charge of either an entire project or a part of a project (e.g., subsystem), and experience in managing a team of several or more people.

Release date 2022/09/08 Updated 2024/03/07