Call For Professorship At Quantum Optical Information And Communication Engineering Laboratory, Information Communication Platforms Division,, Research Institute Of Electrical Communication (Riec), Tohoku University

Universities and Institutes of Japan
August 26, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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23 May 2024

Job Information


Tohoku University


Research Institute of Electrical Communication

Research Field


Computer science

Information science




Researcher Profile

Leading Researcher (R4)



Application Deadline

26 Aug 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 【Research areas】 Towards the significant advancement of next-generation information and communication systems, it is strongly desired to realize innovative quantum information and communication technologies that can break through the limitations of conventional technologies. For this purpose, it is essential to conduct research and development on optical quantum information and communication technology from devices to systems, which can generate, transmit, detect and process quantum information by utilizing the quantum nature of light. This laboratory is seeking an applicant who can advance research and education in optical quantum information and communication engineering, including technologies for generation, relay, storage, detection and control technologies of optical quantum states as well as optical quantum circuits that can implement these functions. These fundamental technologies are vital for realizing information communication and computing based on quantum optics and nonlinear optics. https: // www.

Work content and job description Research and education

Assigned department Existing departments

Work location Address 980-8577 Miyagi 2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba, Sendai

Number of hired Number of hired:1 person(s) Starting date:2025-04-01 00:00:00 Job content supplemental explanation:Start of employment As early as possible after April in 2025.

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Compensation Annual salary:7 million yen - 9 million yen Wages description:Starting salary calculation based on biographical background, etc. Working hours:08:30-17:15 Break time:12:00-13:00 Holidays :Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays and year-end and New Year holidays Overtime and other explanations:Discretionary labor system is applied, and the employee is considered to have worked 7 hours 45 minutes a day. Employment type:Regular employee Employment type description:Full-time Contract period:Tenured Probationary period:Probationary period absent

Various systems Pay increase system:available Bonus:available Retirement allowances:available Transportation expenses:available Retirement age:available

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

Measures for preventing passive smoking at the workplace No smoking on campus

Supplementary explanation of compensation In accordance with Tohoku University regulations https: // www.

Additional comments

・Tohoku University promotes activities to increase Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) and encourages people of varied talents from all backgrounds to apply for positions at the university. Tohoku University's website about the DEI Declaration is here: https:// ・Pursuant to Article 8 of the Act on Securing, Etc. of Equal Opportunity and Treatment between Men and Women in Employment, Tohoku University shall, as a measure for increasing the presence of women among the academic staff, prioritize the hiring of women deemed qualified for each job opening, based on impartial evaluation. ・Tohoku University has published 'Tohoku University - Live as Who You Are - Guidelines for Gender and Sexual Diversity' to provide explanations and details of how those at the university should respond with respect to diverse sexuality. The purpose of the guidelines is to create an environment in which all students, faculty, and staff respect diverse sexuality in their academic, research, and professional activities. Please see the Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Tohoku University website: https: // ・Tohoku University has the largest on-campus childcare system of all Japanese national universities. This network comprises three nurseries: Kawauchi Keyaki Nursery school (capacity: 22) and Aobayama Midori Nursery school (116), both open to all university employees, as well as Hoshinoko Nursery school (120), which is open to employees working at Tohoku University Hospital. In addition, Tohoku University Hospital runs a childcare room for mildly ill and convalescent children which is available to all university employees. ・See the following website for information on these and other programs that Tohoku University runs to assist work-life balance, to support researchers, and to advance gender equality, including measures to promote childcare leave among male employees. Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Tohoku University website: https: // Human Resources and Planning Department website: https: //

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