Specially Appointed Research Scientist for Cooperative Research Laboratory (NEC-AIST AI Cooperative Research Laboratory)

    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
    Computer science
    EngineeringComputer engineering
    EngineeringKnowledge engineering
    Information scienceLibrary science
    TechnologyComputer technology
    TechnologyInformation technology
    Leading Researcher (R4)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    31/03/2022 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
    Japan › Tokyo
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[Explanation of institution (recruitment background, institution details, explanation of project, etc.)]
We are seeking to recruit research scientists to join NEC-AIST AI Cooperative Research Laboratory that aims to develop integration of simulation and artificial intelligence technologies.

[Job details (duties, subject responsible for, etc.)]
This job opportunity is for cooperative research laboratory between NEC and AIST for integration of simulation and AI technologies. The successful applicants are expected to have expertise in simulation, data mining, machine learning, automatic inference, multi-agent system, game theory, automatic negotiation, artificial intelligence or other related technologies.
*Applicants with previous experience and significant achievements in the relevant research fields are welcome, regardless of whether they earned a Ph.D. degree or not.

[Address of work location and other information]
NEC-AIST AI Cooperative Research Laboratory, Artificial Intelligence Research Center (at AIST Tokyo Waterfront, Odaiba, Tokyo)

[Available positions (Job title, number of positions, etc.)]
Approximately 5 Positions

[Starting date]
The earliest possible date after the job offer is decided. The funds for this position are available until March 31, 2024. The term will be determined following the selection process.

More Information


Compensation - This position is offered under annual salary scheme that is designed to appoint a highly qualified research scientists with expected annual salary ranging up to JPY 15,000 k commensurate with previous achievements and experience. A monthly pay includes work responsibility allowance, overtime allowance, commuting allowance and the like in accordance with AIST Salary policy.

Work Hours - Work hours vary depending on working time system (flex-time system, discretionary working time system or standard working time system).

Days-Off and Leave - Official days-off are Sundays, Saturdays, public holidays, New Year holidays (from December 29 to January 3) and the days specified by the President separately. Annual leave is provided in accordance with AIST Rules of Employment.

Benefits - Enrolled with the mutual aid association of METI that provides Health insurance, Pension, Employment Insurance, Workers'Compensation.

Additional comments

The job holders are not eligible to receive permanent review and subject to the restriction on the other duties.

Revision on 6th April, 2020
Application/selection/notification of result/contact details
[Selection Process]
before: Final-stage interview will be scheduled approximately within a
month from the first-stage interview at AIST Tsukuba, Japan. Travel expenses will be covered based on the relevant rules of AIST.
after: Final-stage interview will be scheduled approximately within a month from the first-stage interview.
*In principle, interviews will be held online for a while.

before: aist-koubo19-ml@aist.go.jp
after: aist-koubo20-ml@aist.go.jp

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1 position(s) available at
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology

EURAXESS offer ID: 406100
Posting organisation offer ID: D119040907


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