Careers

    Call for Postdoctoral fellows
    July 16, 2021
  • Position: Postdoctoral fellow, a few persons.
    KAGRA Observatory is now preparing the international observations O4 and O5. For this purpose, we need to carry out various tasks such as improvement of interferometric control (including remote monitoring and control environment) and KAGRA upgrade. We are seeking researchers to take on this role and conduct research on gravitational waves.
    Applicants should have a Ph.D. in a related field by the time of employment.
  • Application Deadline: 12:00 JST on September 10th, 2021
  • Detail: PDF
    Call for an Assistant Professors for KAGRA
    June 29, 2021
  • Position: Assistant Professor (tenure track, annual salary system), 1 person
    Successful applicant should contribute to the data analysis of gravitational waves in the KAGRA project and to promote gravitational wave astronomy. In addition, in order to operate KAGRA and to perform international observations with LIGO and Virgo, he/she should contribute to the development of various software, and management of various computers including the data servers. In addition to these tasks, he/she should also participate in the operation of the KAGRA Observatory.
    ▶︎Application Prerequisites : Applicants should have or be about to obtain a Ph.D. in a related field by the time of employment. Applications from applicants of all genders, nationalities, and levels of research experience are welcome.
  • Application Deadline: 12:00 JST on September 6th, 2021
  • Detail: PDF
    Call for Assistant Professor, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, The University of Tokyo
    June 17, 2021
  • Position: Assistant Professor, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, The University of Tokyo
    The University of Tokyo is currently accepting applications for the "University of Tokyo Excellent Young Researcher" project (open position) for the 2021 academic year. The Institute for Cosmic Ray Research (ICRR) welcomes applications from those who meet the conditions described down below. However, please note the personnel screening ICRR will conduct does not necessarily mean that you will be selected for the position. The University of Tokyo Headquarters will make a final decision.
    ・Ideal Candidate Profile: As a Center for the Inter-University Research Program, the Institute provides domestic and international researchers with research opportunities and conducts collaborative research by building medium- and large-scale cosmic ray-related instruments and facilities that are difficult to build in university laboratories. We expect the successful candidate to understand this purpose and actively support the Institute's activities while carrying out his/her research.
    ・Area of expertise: You will be involved in one of the following research projects: Super-Kamiokande, Hyper-Kamiokande, KAGRA, or CTA (For Super-Kamiokande and Hyper-Kamiokande, you can participate in both).
    ・We believe that it is urgent to support research activities of female researchers, thus, especially welcome applications from them. All nationalities are welcome.
  • Application Deadline: Monday, July 5, 2021, by 5:00 p.m.
        Electronic file uploads must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, July 12, 2021.
  • Detail: PDF
    Call for Project Assistant Professor (KAGRA)
    June 17, 2021
  • Position: Project Assistant Professor, 1 person
    Job description: The successful applicant will conduct research in the KAGRA project and will be engaged in the international joint observation of KAGRA and its data analysis. The specific tasks will be decided after consultation among the following: search and analysis of gravitational wave signals, calibration of laser interferometer data, noise reduction analysis, related software development, and management and operation of computer systems.
    Application Prerequisites: Applicants should have or be about to obtain a Ph.D. in a related field by the time of employment. Applications from applicants of all genders, nationalities, and levels of research experience are welcome.
  • Application Deadline: 12:00 JST on August 30th, 2021
  • Detail: PDF