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[Re-recruitment]NICT RECRUITMENT OF FIXED-TERM RESEARCHER (No.2019R-2)[Research and Development of Multilingual Speech Recognition and Synthesis]
National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
URL of institution or department
Advanced Speech Translation Research and Development Promotion Center / Advanced Speech Technology Laboratory
Institution type
National research institute / Independent administrative institute
Content of job information

[Explanation of institution (recruitment background, institution details,explanation of project, etc.)]

[Job details (duties, subject responsible for, etc.)]
This position is engaged in research and development of multilingual speech recognition or synthesis technology. Target languages of speech recognition and synthesis include Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Myanmar, Spanish, and French. The position is responsibe for achieving realistic performance until 2020.

[Address of work location and other information]
Universal Communication Research Institute
3-5 Hikaridai, Seika-cho, Soraku-gun, Kyoto

[Number of positions]
1 Position(s)

[Employment term]
hiring date-2020/3/31

Research field
Electrical and electronic engineering
All Informatics
Interdisciplinary science and engineering
Applied physics
Job type
Researcher/Postdoc level
Employment status
One-year contract(The contract could be renewed.)
Work location
Kinki district - Kyoto 

- Ph. D in speech information processing.
- Experience in research and development in speech recognition or synthesis.
- Advanced skills in programming in C/C++.


Salary (basic salary) 467,000~510,000yen/month
Working frequency 5 days/week
*Expert Researcher(limited-term)working full time can use flexible time system
*Able to work in staggered hours(7 hours 30 minutes working per day)
*Annual paid holiday system(Stipulated in limited-term employmee rules)
*Vacation Leave
Saturday, Sunday, national holiday, and year-end and New-year holiday and designated day by NICT
*Retirement benefit system:N/A

However, as a basic salary is compliant with government employees' wages, it shall be changed when a basic salary is changed after labor union and the like of NICT agreed under a revision to the government employees'wages.

Application period
2019/10/18 Deadline for receipt
Application will be accepted until the position is filled.
/notification of result
/contact details

[How to apply]
Postal mail or web entry
[Application documents]
* Resume (Resume should be prepared in a <<prescribed>> form. The format can be downloaded from our website.)
* A list of publication(journal articles, oral presentations, intellectual property right and so on)
* Research proposal for the subject
* Reference letter(s)(Written within six months, only original accepted. Address to President of National Institute Information and Communications Technology. In addition, reference letters should be written by persons NOT involved in NICT)

Please refer to details on the following our website.

[Selection process (selection method and hiring decision), notification of result]
Documentary screening and interview

*We will inform you of the result of your application in approximately 4 weeks after the documentary screening or the interview is completed.

Please note that the application documents will not be returned even if you are not recruited and will be disposed immediately after selection.

[Contact details (department, official position, name, e-mail address, and phone number of the responsible person)] * Important

National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
Personnel Affairs Group, Personnel Affairs Office, General Affairs Department
4-2-1 Nukui-kita, Koganei, Tokyo 184-8795, Japan

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