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NIMS employs outstanding scientists from various countries


Researcher

2018.05.29 Permanent Researcher

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

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

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 engin...


2018.05.29 Permanent Researcher

[Excellent Young Researchers] Researcher [R18-01-2] Materials science (Applied physics),

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

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 (Applied physics...


2018.05.29 Permanent Researcher

[Excellent Young Researchers] Researcher [R18-01-3] Materials science (Materials chemistry),

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

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 chemi...


2018.05.29 Permanent Researcher

[Excellent Young Researchers] Researcher [R18-01-4] Materials science (Materials informatics),

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

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 infor...


2018.05.29 Permanent Researcher

[Excellent Young Researchers] Researcher [R18-03] Development of single crystals with optical and electronic functions,

Research Center for Functional Materials, (Independent Scientist)

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)This position is for synthesis and development of high quality single crystals for electronic an...


2018.05.29 Permanent Researcher

[Excellent Young Researchers] Researcher [R18-04] Materials for electromechanical coupling,

Research Center for Functional Materials, (Independent Scientist)

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)This position is for development of materials for efficient electromechanical coupling to be use...


2018.05.29 Permanent Researcher

[Excellent Young Researchers] Researcher [R18-05] Rechargeable battery materials,

Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials, (Independent Scientist)

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)Research subjects of the qualified candidate will be materials for rechargeable batteries. The c...


2018.05.29 Permanent Researcher

[Excellent Young Researchers] Researcher [R18-06] Electrochemical energy storage device,

Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials, (Independent Scientist)

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)The qualified candidate will be required to propose an R&D concept on new electrochemical en...


2018.05.29 Permanent Researcher

[Excellent Young Researchers] Researcher [R18-10] Data driven materials science and engineering,

Research and Services Division of Materials Data and Integrated System (MaDIS), (Independent Scientist)

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)The qualified candidate will investigate pioneering methods to discover structures and physical ...



Acceptance status of the recommendation letter

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Recruiting information of permanent employed researcher

Hiring Policy

  • NIMS employs outstanding scientists from various countries who have abundant knowledge and strong research skills in materials science.
  • We will welcome the application from female researchers, non-Japanese researchers and researchers who have careers in private companies.


Conditions for Employment

  • As a general rule the position is permanent(Retirement age 60). However, the applicants may be accepted as five-year or less fixed term employees if the reviewers judge that final decision should be made after watching the performance of the applicants on the job. If this is the case, they can be reviewed for transfer to permanent researchers after a certain period of time.
  • Even under such fixed term employment, working conditions including annual income shall comply with the treatment of permanent employee. For instance, they are covered under the national public service personal mutual aid system. They can get an exemption from repayments of scholarship loan by JASSO (only for scholarships for graduate programs (category 1) received by March 31, 2004). They also can apply Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research by JSPS. Workmen's accident compensation and employment insurance are available.


Policy of Recruitment and Screening

  • Employment information is being announced worldwide through our website and advertisement on prestigious academic journals.
  • The application documents should be prepared in English. The interviews should be given in English.
  • Candidates are selected through an impartial, multi-faceted examination process, which includes a review of the application documents and an interview.


Employment Data

Salaries (estimate, 2014)

  • Immediately after receiving a Ph.D. degree: 5.16 million Yen
  • Three years after receiving a Ph.D. degree: 5.52 million Yen
  • Eight years after receiving a Ph.D. degree: 7.11 million Yen


Hiring to date (As of April 1, 2017)

  • FY2016: 16
  • FY2015: 15
  • FY2014: 15
  • FY2013: 14
  • FY2012: 12
  • FY2011: 9
  • FY2010: 7


Inquiries

Human Resources Development Group
1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0047 JAPAN
E-Mail: nims-recruit=nims.go.jp(Please change "=" to "@")
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0047, JAPAN
TEL.+81-(0)-29-859-2000
FAX.+81-(0)-29-859-2029