Closing date 2023/11/30 * The posting shall remain open until the positions are filled. (The first selection process will start on November 30, 2023)

QUP-ENG 23-1: QUP Engineering Specialist (Systemoloty Support Section)

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Curriculum Vitae


3 years, with the contract renewal every fiscal year

Interview date

The date of interview will be separately communicated to the applicants who will be interviewed.

Number of positions

A few

Application guidelines


Systemolory Support Section, International Center for Quantum-field Measurment Systems for Studies of the Universe and Particles (QUP)

Job Description

The sucessful candidate belongs to the Systemology Support Section of QUP and will be responsible for the following duties:
to participate in project support or project start-up (concept study) support conducted by the QUP Systemology Support Section as a mechanical (structure and mechanism design) engineer and/or a thermal design engineer and to oversee thermal and mechanical design studies. The following studies are expected.
(1) Thermal and mechanical analysis and design of the QUP part of JAXA’s LiteBIRD mission*.
(2) Thermal and mechanical analysis and design required for startup research projects (in the concept study phase) in QUP.

*For moro information on the LiteBIRD mission,
please visit the JAXA, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science Website.


The successful candidade should have mechanical or thermal design experience and be highly motivated to enhance their experience in the themos-structural design of cryogenic instruments onboard spacecraft.
The following experience is preferred. (but not mandatory)
(1) Experience in thermo-structural design in which thermal and structure design and are considered simultaneously.
(2) Experience in mechanical or thermal design of instruments on board spececraft.
(3) Experience in thermo-structural design of instruments operating at cryogenic temperatures of about 1K or lower.

Release date 2023/09/20 Updated 2024/03/07