to my knowledge as per today there is no option. I even came across a requirement to hide "Comments" on View Screen per Script Runner Behaviours. While this works perfectly on an Edit Screen for the View Screen this is a different story ... unfortunately.
While I am not per 100% sure hiding "Issue Type" system field is also covered by ...
... I would proceed there. Please leave a vote in case you suspect this to be a fit.
You also could add a comment over there to signalize you are interested and describe your use case so that responsible staff is able to identify what is behind it.
Sorry I could not bring better news to you.
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