For researcher and engineer who is interested in working in NIMS

There are two methods of employment in NIMS. One is permanent employment and another is terminable employment.
In this section, you can get the information of permanent employment such as application procede and available position.

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Current Positions Available

2024.04.16 #Permanent #Researcher

【Special Open Call】 G24-01 Leaders Promoting Research in Materials Science, Researcher (permanent position), Group Leader,

will be affiliated to one of existing research centers in NIMS

National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS, Tsukuba, Japan) calls for outstanding researchers to create new research groups in various fields of Materials Science. The successful candidate will receive full support for prompt start-up of research activities through preferential measures such as ...


2024.04.16 #Permanent #Researcher

【Special Open Call】 G24-02 Leaders Conducting Research in Materials Science / Researcher (permanent position) / Female candidates only / Group Leader /

will be affiliated to one of existing research centers in NIMS

NIMS calls for international applications for female researchers (group leaders) to lead research groups in order to promote women’s active participation and advancement. The successful candidate will receive support for prompt start-up of research activities through preferential measures such...


2024.04.16 #Permanent #Researcher

【Special Open Call】S24-01 World-Class Leaders for Research in Materials Science, Fellow or Distinguished Group Leader (permanent researcher position),

affiliated to one of the existing research centers in NIMS.

National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) is launching an international open call for outstanding researchers who can drive world-class research in materials science, to further strengthen the research at NIMS as a Specified National Research and Development Agency. The successful candidate wi...



For the information of terminable employment, please see the "Terminable Employed" page.