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Data number
D121050461
Date of publication
2021/05/18
Date of update
2021/05/18
Title
Academic Employment Opportunities at the NII, Digital Content and Media Sciences Research Division, Yamagishi Lab, Project Researcher 1(Specified fixed-term employment, Postdoctoral Fellow)
Institution
Research Organization of Information and Systems, National Institute of Informatics
URL of institution or department
Department
Yamagishi Lab, Digital Content and Media Sciences Research Division, National Institute of Informatics (NII)
Institution type
National research institute / Independent administrative institute
Job posting URL
Content of job information

Academic Employment Opportunities at the NII, Digital Content and Media Sciences Research Division,
Yamagishi Lab, Project Researcher 1(Specified fixed-term employment, Postdoctoral Fellow)

1. Job titles
Postdoctoral fellow
* Based on performance, successful applicants may be named Assistant Professor by Special Appointment.

2. Number of recruits
1

3. Work location
National Institute of Informatics (Gakujutsu Sougou Center, Hitotsubashi 2-1-2, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)
Directions: 3-5 minutes walk from exit A8 of the Jimbocho subway station on the Toei Shinjuku Line,
or from exit 1b of the Takebashi subway station on the Tozai Line (refer to the map).

URL: http://www.nii.ac.jp/en/

4. Affiliation
Yamagishi Lab, Digital Content and Media Sciences Research Division, National Institute of Informatics (NII)

5. Job description
The candidate should have an interest or background in signal processing, speech processing, deep learning,
artificial intelligence, and other related technologies. The successful candidate is expected to research
in one of the following topics.

<Research topics>
Speech privacy and security
Speech information processing for under-resourced languages, speech synthesis, speech translation, and related topics
Machine learning (deep learning)
Signal processing

<Reference>
Yamagishi Lab, National Institute of Informatics,
※Please contact Yamagishi lab for the details of the research projects

6. Requirements
Having a PhD degree or is expected to have a PhD degree when admitted
Having experience in any or multiple research topics listed above
Being able to communicate in Japanese or English (paper writing, presentation, etc)

7. Period of employment
From 2021 July 1st to 2022 March 31st
The starting date is negotiable
It is possible to extend the employment period based on the research outcomes and availability of the research budget.
However, the maximum employment period is up to 2024 March 31st. The contract is renewed per year.

8. Workdays
Five days a week, Monday through Friday

Days off: Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays, and year-end and New Year's holidays (December 29 - January 3).
Summer vacation: Any two consecutive days between August 12 and 18, excluding Saturdays and Sundays.
9. Working hours
Seven hours and 45 minutes per day under a discretionary work system.

10. Leave of absence
Conferred in accordance with regulations:

Annual paid leave
Vacation other than annual paid leave
11. Salary
Provided based on regulations

Basic salary: 355000 Yen ~ 422000 Yen per month (based on working experience)
Commuting allowance: Amount paid to cover actual commuting costs (there is a limit)
Payday: At month-end closing, generally on the 17th of the same month
12. Insurance
Employment and workers' compensation insurance covered by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports,
Science and Technology Mutual Aid Association in accordance with laws and regulations.

13. Application document
Please submit the application documents to the following email address with the specified title
Title: Yamagishi-Lab Project Researcher Application 1
Email: yamaghishilab-sec (at) nii.ac.jp

Resume in the format specified by ROIS (Please download and fill in academic background, academic degrees,
awards; please paste photo and seal; please include email address and phone number)
List of research outcomes (list in the following order: thesis, peer-viewed journal paper, peer-viewed
conference paper, non-peer-viewed publication)
Copy of main research papers
Personal statement (research outline, motivation, expectation, in 1 page A4 paper)
Contact information of 1 reference

14. Selection procedure
Interview may be required after document screening
Interview will be conducted online using zoom

15. Notification of application results
Applicants will be promptly notified of the results of the selection process.

16. Application deadline
Ends as soon as one applicant is admitted.

17. Inquires and address to send applications
National Institute of Informatics, Digital Content and Media Sciences Research Division, Yamagishi Lab
Prof. Junichi Yamagishi
Email: yamagishilab-sec (at) nii.ac.jp please replace (at) with @

18. Employer
Inter-University Research Institute Corporation
Research Organization of Information and Systems
Director Fujii Ryoichi

19. Miscellaneous
Any questions shall be asked to the email address above.
We will use the personal information submitted in this recruitment only for the purpose of screening of
the application. We will destroy all personal information after application.
Please note that personal information of the hired staff will be used for recruitment procedures such as
personnel affairs, labor, salary-related processing, and various procedures in the office.
NII actively promotes female researchers as a part of gender equality. In this recruitment, women will
be actively hired if they are found to be equivalent in their performance
(research achievements, educational achievements, social contributions, etc.).

Research field
1.
Area
Informatics
Discipline
All Informatics
2.
Area
Engineering
Discipline
Mechanical engineering
3.
Area
Interdisciplinary science and engineering
Discipline
All Interdisciplinary science and engineering
Job type
1.
Assistant Professor level
2.
Researcher/Postdoc level
Employment status
Full-time(Nontenured)
Work location
Kanto district - Tokyo 
Qualifications

Having a PhD degree or is expected to have a PhD degree when admitted
Having experience in any or multiple research topics listed above
Being able to communicate in Japanese or English (paper writing, presentation, etc)

Compensation

Provided based on regulations

Basic salary: 355000 Yen ~ 422000 Yen per month (based on working experience)
Commuting allowance: Amount paid to cover actual commuting costs (there is a limit)
Payday: At month-end closing, generally on the 17th of the same month

Application period
2021/08/31 Deadline for receipt
Ends as soon as one applicant is admitted.
Application
/selection
/notification of result
/contact details

Application document
Please submit the application documents to the following email address with the specified title
Title: Yamagishi-Lab Project Researcher Application 1
Email: yamaghishilab-sec (at) nii.ac.jp

Resume in the format specified by ROIS (Please download and fill in academic background, academic degrees,
awards; please paste photo and seal; please include email address and phone number)
List of research outcomes (list in the following order: thesis, peer-viewed journal paper, peer-viewed
conference paper, non-peer-viewed publication)
Copy of main research papers
Personal statement (research outline, motivation, expectation, in 1 page A4 paper)
Contact information of 1 reference

Selection procedure
Interview may be required after document screening
Interview will be conducted online using zoom

Notification of application results
Applicants will be promptly notified of the results of the selection process.

Inquires and address to send applications
National Institute of Informatics, Digital Content and Media Sciences Research Division, Yamagishi Lab
Prof. Junichi Yamagishi
Email: yamagishilab-sec (at) nii.ac.jp please replace (at) with @

Online Submission
Online Submission with all application documents is available.
JREC-IN Portal web application
Not available
 
Email Application
Accept
yamagishilab-sec@nii.ac.jp
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