ORGANISATION/COMPANYYokohama National University
RESEARCH FIELDPhysics › Applied physicsTechnology › Micro-technologyTechnology › Nanotechnology
RESEARCHER PROFILEEstablished Researcher (R3)Recognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE01/02/2021 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
LOCATIONJapan › Kanagawa
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEKSee description
1.Job Title: Specially Appointed Assistant Professor
2.Affiliation / charge: Hideo Kosaka Laboratory, Faculty of Engineering Physical Engineering Unit / Institute of Advanced Sciences Quantum Information Research Center
3.The number of positions:1
4.Start date: April 1, 2021 or the earliest possible date thereafter
5.Research field / specialty area:
Research field: Comprehensive science and engineering (Nano/micro science, applied physics), Mathematical science (physics)
Specialty area: Quantum information physics (experiment). Optical and quantum technology areas related to quantum information such as quantum communication, quantum computation, and quantum measurement.
6.Duties / Research description:
Quantum Information Research Center, Institute of Advanced Sciences
Hideo Kosaka - Professor of Faculty of Engineering Physical Engineering Unit / Director of Quantum Information Research Center
[About affiliation] Although your affiliation will be Faculty of Engineering, you will be also required to research at Institute of Advanced Sciences - Quantum Information Research Center, which was established in October 2020 as a global research center to promote practical research in the field.
Hideo Kosaka: Director at Quantum Information Research Center, Institute of Advanced Sciences (Professor at Faculty of Engineering / Institute of Advanced Sciences)
[Research description] Engage in research work on "quantum repeater technology" (Research Director: Professor Hideo Kosaka) in "Research and Development for Construction of Global Quantum Cryptography Network" commissioned by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.
You will be involved in the research and development on quantum cryptography technology in order to further extend the distance of quantum cryptography communication and to realize the relay of cryptographic keys that are more secure than trusted nodes. You will be especially involved in the development of quantum memory technology that can keep quantum states for a certain period of time and its peripheral technologies, as well as the development of fundamental technologies for novel methods such as all-photon quantum repeater and wavelength-division quantum repeater. The color center in diamond is used as a quantum memory.
Management and operation of Quantum Information Research Center and related projects
Full-time (with term). Follow our university rules.
Annual salary system according to the university regulation of Yokohama National University.
Due to the application of professional discretionary work system, it is considered to have worked 38 hours and 45 minutes per week.
Terms of employment: It may be renewed every year depending on work performance. The maximum limit is March 31, 2025.
Our university welcomes the active application of women and those who have experience in education and research overseas, based on the spirit of the Yokohama National University Declaration of Gender Equality and from the perspective of aiming for diversity of human resources.
EURAXESS offer ID: 592705
Posting organisation offer ID: D120121862
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