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Position Title: Professor act as QUP Systemology Section Leader
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0801, Japan [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Systems Modeling
Systems Engineering
Appl Deadline:2023/03/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/09/06, finished 2023/04/24, listed until 2023/04/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

We seek a candidate at the rank of Professor acting as leader of QUP systemology section. The position is for five years with the possibility of renewal based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds, and ongoing operational needs. Salary is comparable to those at other prestigious institutions. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for tasks 1 through 3, as the section leader of the QUP Systemology Support Section. 
  1. To lead team members in supporting research project start-up (concept study) activities, and to derive best practices for concept studies of research projects. 
  2. To lead team members to provide systems engineering support for the components of JAXA's LiteBIRD mission for which QUP is responsible, and to lead system safety and mission assurance activities for the components. 
  3. To utilize the above two opportunities for human development of the QUP Systemology Support Section. 
  1. An applicant should have sufficient knowledge and experience for this position and meet at least one of the following criteria:
    • having a Ph.D. in engineering or a related field, or an equivalent degree,
    • having research achievements as equivalent to the above,
    • having outstanding knowledge and experience in their primary subject.
  2. An applicant should have an outstanding record of research and development in at least one of engineering fields, such as mechanical and structural engineering, thermal engineering, guidance and control system, electronics, etc.
  3. An applicant should have experience in project development, including system design in charge of either an entire project or a part of a project (e.g., subsystem), and experience in managing a team of several or more people.
   The posting shall remain open until the positions are filled, and submitted documents are assessed regularly until March 31, 2023. Applications will only be accepted via Applicants should submit curriculum vitae (with an email address and citizenship), a statement of research interests, and a list of publications. Applicants should also ensure that at least two letters of reference are submitted on their behalf. They should be uploaded from this page. For more information and questions about the position contact

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Further Info:
+81 29 864 5564
Oho 1-1,
Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan 305-0801