Research Assistant 1 to 2 people

Fixed Term: Research Center for Structural Materials

2019.07.16 Fixed Term Researcher

Field or Position Research Assistant (Fixed Term)
Number of People 1 to 2 people
Affiliation Research Center for Structural Materials 
Job Summary
  • The scope of this job requires research support to carry out experimental work, data acquisition and analysis.
  • There will be some travelling involved related for business trips to conduct outdoor experiments.
  • We are looking for someone who is willing to work on personal computer, can  communicate via E-mail, and has the familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Willingness to learn new things with an open mind is desirable.
  • Fluent English language skills and preferably some understanding of Japanese.
  • Has interest in outdoor activities and sports, especially winter sports.
Starting Date After 1st September, 2019 (negotiable)
Term Until 31 March, 2020 for the first term (renewable depending on the performance up to 5 years)
Work Place National Institute for Materials Science, Sengen-Site (Tsukuba City, Ibaraki)
Work Hours Somewhere between 6 hours - 7 hours and 45 minutes per day, 3 to 5 days per week (negotiable)
Holiday Saturday, Sunday, and National Holidays
Salary / Supply Following NIMS regulations. Commuting allowance and national insurance will be covered.
Employer President, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
How to Apply Please send the following items via email:
  1. CV with Your Photo
  2. List of Publications (in any)
  3. Brief Summary of Your working (research) experiences (if any) and your desirable working conditions (check work hours)
  4. Contact Address of Two Referees (if possible)
Your personal information will be protected by NIMS privacy policy.
Submitted documents will not be returned.
Delivery Address The contact address below
Deadline Until qualified candidate is found.
How to Judge After document screening, short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Contact to
Hideyuki Murakami
Research Center for Structural Materials,
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
1-2-1, Sengen, Tsukuba-City, 305-0047, Japan 
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