Researcher Position in the Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University

We are seeking highly motivated individuals with PhD or equivalent, and with experience inhuman electrophysiology and computational technique to develop brain-computer interface using invasive signals of human. We are particularly interested in applications with deep learning method with big data of ECoG signals to develop novel communication tool using BCI.

  1. Position
    Specially Appointed Researcher (Full-time)
  2. Number of Positions
  3. Affiliation
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medicine
  4. Work Location
    Suita Campus (2-2 Yamadaoka, Suita-city, Osaka)
  5. Specialized Field
  6. Responsibilities
    Research activities in neuroscience, neural engineering, informatics (JST/CREST)
  7. Qualifications
    An applicant must have1) Ph.D. or MD-Ph.D. (or expected by the starting date) with experience in a basic and interest in neuroscience, engineering or related field.2) More than one of paper as a lead auther.3) Ability of coding in Matlab or Python
  8. Starting Date
    April 1st, 2019 (or earlier date negotiable)
  9. The term of Employment
    From the starting date to March 31st, 2020* Contract may be renewed after expiration of the above term (N.B. The maximum term of employment shall be no longer than 10 years in total).
  10. Probation Period
    6 months
  11. Employment Form
    The discretionary Labor System, Special Work Type is applied. (Deemed working hours: 8 hours a day)*Based on the ‘Regulations Pertaining to Working Hours, Holidays and Leave for National University Corporation Osaka University Limited Term Staff.’
  12. Salary and Benefits
    *Based on the ‘Salary Regulations for National University Corporation Osaka University Limited Term Staff (Specially appointed Staff, etc.) Subject to Annual Salary System.’
    Remuneration: from 4,670,700 JPY per annum. (Monthly payments of one-twelfth of annual salary)(Commuting allowance, housing allowance, dependent allowance, retirement allowance and bonus will not be provided.)
  13. Insurance
    Medical insurance and employee’s pension insurance of the Federation of National Public Service Personnel Mutual Aid Associations, Employment Insurance and Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance
  14. Application Documents
    Applications must be written in English or Japanese and include the following

    1. Curriculum Vitae (photo attached) *Please use the university form available at the followingwebsite.
    2. List of research achievements and academic publications
    3. Reprints of major original papers (or equivalent)
    4. Content and achievements of your major research projects and their achievements (within twoA4-size pages)
    5. Names and contact information of persons who can be referee
  15. Sending Address and Contact information
    (By e-mail) tyanagisawa (atmark)
    *Write ‘Application for faculty position (Specially Appointed Researcher(Full-time)) in Suita Laboratory’ in the subject line.

    Contact Person:
    Institute for Advanced Co-Creation Studies, Osaka University
    Professor Takufumi Yanagisawa (Mr.)
    Tel: +81-6-6879-3652
    E-mail: tyanagisawa (atmark)

  16. Application deadline
    Must arrive no later than January 31th, 2019 (Japan time) or until the position is filled.
  17. Selection Process
    After documents have been reviewed, only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed. *Shortlisted candidates will be notified within two weeks. Please note that unsuccessful applicants after initial screening will not be contacted.*Travel and accommodation fees necessary for interviews are to be covered by the candidate.
  18. Additional Information
    Please refer to ‘Work Regulations for National University Corporation Osaka University Limited Term Staff’ and the other regulations for other than the above-mentioned and/or further details about conditions of the work.
  19. Recruiter
    ational University Corporation Osaka University