OKINAWA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (OIST)

Technician Position in Cognitive Neurorobotics Research Unit

Location
United Kingdom
Salary
n/a
Posted
08 May 2018
End of advertisement period
21 May 2018
Ref
31435
Contract Type
Permanent

The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) is a model for change in education and research with the best international graduate students, working side by side with world-class faculty in modern well-equipped laboratories. Beautifully situated on the island of Okinawa, OIST relies on a cross-disciplinary approach, with an emphasis on creativity and exchange, to offer unique, individualized graduate training. OIST is a university with no departments, eliminating artificial barriers between people working in different fields, but many nationalities, with students and faculty being attracted from all over the world. Concentrating initially on Neuroscience, Molecular Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Environmental and Ecological Sciences and Physical Sciences, OIST is bringing some of the best researchers in the world to Okinawa to transform the way science and education is done in the global academic world.
Position summary
Cognitive Neurorobotics Research Unit is now seeking highly motivated technician with experience in software programing on AI (deep learning) and robotics with C++ and Python skills.
Position
Technician
Cognitive Neurorobotics Research Unit

Location

1919‐1 Tancha, Onna‐son, Okinawa, Japan 904-0495

Qualifications

(Required)
C++, Python skills
College or technical college graduate
Basic English skills (reading, writing, speaking) are needed so to work in an English environment and communicate with other non-Japanese unit members.
Excellent attunement to record-keeping and good laboratory practice
Organized and productive attitude
(Preferred)
Relevant work experience
Basic Japanese communication skills

C++, Python skills

College or technical college graduate

Basic English skills (reading, writing, speaking) are needed so to work in an English environment and communicate with other non-Japanese unit members.

Excellent attunement to record-keeping and good laboratory practice

Organized and productive attitude

Relevant work experience

Basic Japanese communication skills

Starting Date

After 1 September 2017

Term & Working Hours

Term: Full-time, fixed-term appointment for 1 year initially with the possibility of renewal. Contract initially with 3-months probationary period (inclusive).
Working hours: 9:00‐17:30 (Discretionary)

Compensation & Benefits

Compensation:
In accordance with the OIST Employee Compensation Regulations
Benefits:
Relocation, housing and commuting allowances
Annual paid leave and summer holidays
Health insurance (Private School Mutual Aid http://www.shigakukyosai.jp ), welfare pension insurance (kousei-nenkin), worker’s accident compensation insurance (roudousha-saigai-hoshou-hoken)

Relocation, housing and commuting allowances

Annual paid leave and summer holidays

Health insurance (Private School Mutual Aid http://www.shigakukyosai.jp ), welfare pension insurance (kousei-nenkin), worker’s accident compensation insurance (roudousha-saigai-hoshou-hoken)

How To Apply

Please submit all required application materials by email to: tomoe.furuya#oist.jp
(Please replace # with @ before using this email address)

Submission Documents

Curriculum vita in English (and Japanese if available)
Cover letter in English (and Japanese if available)
Names and contact information of 3 referees, one of which should be a previous employer

Curriculum vita in English (and Japanese if available)

Cover letter in English (and Japanese if available)

Names and contact information of 3 referees, one of which should be a previous employer

Application Due Date

Applications deadline will continue until the position is filled.

Declaration

* OIST Graduate University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, students and staff. The University strongly encourages women and minority candidates to apply.
* Information provided by applicants or references will be kept confidential, documents will not be returned. All applicants will be notified regarding the status of their applications.
* Please view our policy for rules on external professional activities
(https://groups.oist.jp/acd/information-disclosure/).
* Further details about the University can be viewed on our website (www.oist.jp).

Job Description PDF

JD_EN_TechnicianPosition in Cognitive Neurorobotics Research Unit.pdf

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