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[Excellent Young Researchers] Researcher [R18-01-1]
Materials science (Materials engineering),
a few positions available

Permanent : Taking into account the suitability of prospective employee, NIMS will assign among the promotion field., (Independent Scientist)

2018.05.29 Permanent Researcher


Field or Position [Excellent Young Researchers] Researcher [R18-01-1]
Materials science (Materials engineering),
(Permanent )
Number of People a few positions available
Affiliation Taking into account the suitability of prospective employee, NIMS will assign among the promotion field., (Independent Scientist) 
Job Summary The candidate will be screened and employed based on the procedure "Leading Initiative for Excellent Young Researchers (LEADER)" by MEXT.
(http://www.mext.go.jp/a_menu/jinzai/takuetsu/index.htm)

NIMS is recruiting researchers from a wide range of fields on materials science (Materials engineering). Researchers from any fields are accepted as long as their research is related to the materials. Applicants may have expertise in either fundamental or applied research. We welcome applicants from outside Japan and applicants who have corporate experience. We are recruiting international researchers who can engage in the world-class, next-generation materials research.
Affiliation: Taking into account the suitability of prospective employee, NIMS will assign among the promotion field.
Qualification The candidate who was awarded for "Leading Initiative for Excellent Young Researchers (LEADER)." (http://www.mext.go.jp/a_menu/jinzai/takuetsu/index.htm)

Recruiting Researcher [R18-01] at the same time.
Starting Date November 1, 2018 [Will discuss date]
Term Retirement age 60.
* Reemployment system after retirement in which the retiree is reemployed until the age of 65 if he/she wishes so is in place.
Work Place Tsukuba and any other offices specified by the rules of employment and other regulations.
Work Hours Standard system: 7 hours 45 minutes. *The flextime system and the discretionary work system are in place.
Holiday Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, year-end and New Year holidays (December 29 to January 3), annual paid leave, summer holidays, maternity leave, special leave for marriages and funerals, and other types of leave as specified in the rules of the institute.
Salary / Supply Salary will be decided based on experience, ability, etc.
An annual salary scheme is applied.
Allowances (dependent allowance, commuting allowance, housing allowance, etc.) will be provided on conditions.
Retirement allowance is included in the salary; it will not be provided when the person retires.
Medical benefits and pension plans are available by joining the National Public Service Personnel Mutual Aid Association.
Workmen's accident compensation and unemployment insurance are also available.
Fixed overtime pay is in place (Please refer to the Salary Regulations for Permanent Employees, Article 17, Paragraph 3 for details (in Japanese) →http://www.nims.go.jp/nims/disclosure/hdfqf1000000102c-att/hdfqf100000064n5.pdf).
Trial period is in place (Please refer to the Working Regulations for Permanent Employees, Article 37, Paragraph 2 through Paragraph 4 for details (in Japanese) →http://www.nims.go.jp/nims/disclosure/hdfqf1000000102c-att/hdfqf100000064od.pdf).

* Exemption from repayments of scholarship loan by JASSO (only for scholarships for graduate programs (category 1) received by March 31, 2004).
Joint Participation by Men and Women NIMS is creating a friendly workplace environment for everyone because it believes that the endeavor to promote the full working and family lives of individuals with different values and lifestyles is beneficial to the institute.

  • In 2009, NIMS has been certified as an institute implementing the Program for Child-rearing Support at Work based on the Act for the Advancement of Measures to Support Raising the Next Generation of Children. NIMS has established a work environment that facilitates handling both a career and the responsibilities of raising children.
  • Flexible working systems, such as the flex-time system and the discretionary work system, are in place.
  • Maternity leave, parenting leave, part-time work for child care, and family care leave, etc. are available.
  • Personnel expenses to employ a technical or administrative staff for 1 year may be provided to researchers, engineers and administrative staffs who take care of children or other family members.
  • NIMS supports female researchers. NIMS encourages applications from female candidates.
How to Apply

Follow the Application Guidelines of "Leading Initiative for Excellent Young Researchers (LEADER)." Details are specified by the following URL.
(http://www.mext.go.jp/a̲menu/jinzai/takuetsu/index.htm)
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After notification of selection, EYR candidates are requested to submit NIMS application documents as follows.

1.     Application documents [Click here to download the [EYR] R18-01-1 application form]
Use the provided curriculum vitae (PDF file) and the application form (Word file) for the [EYR] R18-01-1 group, which can also be downloaded by clicking the link at the bottom of this page.
Submit the curriculum vitae and the application form with PDF copies of no more than three representative papers to appliform18=nims.go.jp. (Please change "=" to "@")

*For applicants who are still in graduate school, submit your academic transcript after converting it into a PDF file.
 
I. Curriculum Vitae
Use the provided form for position number [EYR] R18-01-1.
Enter necessary information in English or Japanese directly into the curriculum vitae file (PDF).

To complete the curriculum vitae file (PDF), you need Adobe Acrobat (version 9 or above) or Adobe Reader (version 8 or above). If you use a non-Adobe third-party application, it may not function as expected. If you do not have Adobe Reader or use older versions, download the latest version (free) from the download page (http://get.adobe.com/reader/).

If you still cannot enter data into this file even after downloading the latest version of Adobe Reader, contact us at the following email address:
E-Mail: nims-recruit=nims.go.jp (Please change "=" to "@")
 

II. Application form
This document is used to examine the knowledge, skills, research abilities, abilities to plan and propose researches, and English communication skills of an applicant.
Use the form for the position number [EYR] R18-01-1. After filling out the application form (Word file), convert it to a PDF file.

(1)
Research accomplishments
Describe your past research achievements in English within four pages of A4 size papers.

(2) Research Plan at NIMS
Describe plans of a research you want to do at NIMS (a short-term research plan and a mid- to long-term research plan) in English within two pages of A4 size papers.

(3) List of publications
Clearly categorize as original papers, proceedings, review papers, invited presentations, patents, and books in the sequence of publication from new to old with serial numbers assigned. Forthcoming research papers and articles in academic journals may be included only if they have been accepted for publication. There is no limit to the number of pages. Provide information in English. Publications written in Japanese may be described in Japanese.
 

III. PDF copies of no more than three representative papers
Submit representative papers (within three papers) of yours in PDF format. You may add supplementary data to the papers. In such cases, prepare PDF files by combining the paper and the supplementary data to submit.


2.     Letters of recommendation [Click here to download the [EYR] R18-01-1 application form]

Please arrange for two recommenders to directly submit letters of recommendation to recommend18=nims.go.jp (Please change "=" to "@") by July 19, 2018.

Use the form for position number [EYR] R18-01-1. Please complete the form in English or Japanese and convert it into a PDF file. Only email submissions will be accepted. The subject line of the email should read: Recommendation for (EYR candidate ID) from (full name of recommender).
Please let the recommenders know in advance that NIMS may contact them directly.

* If you are a graduate student, one reference must be your teaching advisor.


3.     Multiple applications
Applicants are not allowed to apply for multiple [Excellent Young Researchers] research positions.
Applicants are able to apply for [NIMS researcher] position (closing date: June 20, 2018), but you will have to prepare separate application forms.


* The information you provide to us will only be used for the purposes of the employment screening and reviewing the recruitment process and we will not use your personal information beyond the scope of the purpose of use. We appropriately manage the personal information under the NIMS Rules for Protection of Personal Information.

* Incomplete or incorrect applications may be rejected. Submitted application documents cannot be changed.

* Information cannot be provided on the details of the screening process.
Delivery Address * Application document (Curriculum Vitae, Application Form, PDF copies of representative papers): appliform18=nims.go.jp (Please change "=" to "@")
* Letter of recommendation: recommend18=nims.go.jp (Please change "=" to "@")
Application documents and letters of recommendation should be sent by email.
Deadline Follow the Application Guidelines of "Leading Initiative for Excellent Young Researchers (LEADER)."
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Application period to NIMS;
* Application documents must reach us no later than 9:00am, July 13, 2018 (Japan Standard Time.)
* Letters of recommendation must reach us no later than July 19, 2018.
How to Judge Follow the Application Guidelines of "Leading Initiative for Excellent Young Researchers (LEADER)."
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After acquisition, applicants are requested to submit NIMS application documents. After the screening by the application documents, presentation/interviews will be conducted by NIMS as a final selection procedure.
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Schedule (tentative)
* Notification of the result of application : End of July, 2018
* Presentation/interviews: August, 2018

* All applicants are notified of the results regardless of acceptance or rejection.
* We do not respond to individual inquiries about the method and results of the selection.
Contact to
Human Resources Development Group [EYR] R18-01-1
For more information, please contact us.
Human Resources Development Group, NIMS
E-Mail: nims-recruit=nims.go.jp (Please change "=" to "@")

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