Special Researcher 1 position available

Fixed Term: Research Center for Macromolecules and Biomaterials, Molecular Design and Function Group

Field or Position Special Researcher (Fixed Term)
Number of People 1 position available
Affiliation Research Center for Macromolecules and Biomaterials, Molecular Design and Function Group 
Research Summary
  • Organic synthesis and preparation of organic thin films
  • Organic single crystal growth
  • Other necessary research-related work and work under the direction of superiors
Qualification PhD holder
Starting Date August 1, 2023 or after (negotiable)
Term 1 year from the date of appointment, renewable annually thereafter (maximum term of 5 years).
Work Place National Institute for Materials Science, Sengen site, Tsukuba,Japan.
Work Hours 7 hours and 45 minutes a day, 5 days a week, discretionary labor system (deemed working hours when applying the discretionary labor system are 8 hours and 15 minutes per day) ( negotiable )
Holiday Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays, and other days designated by the Organization
Salary / Supply According to NIMS contract staff salary provision (Commuting allowance and social insurance may be eligible)
Trial Period We set a probationary period by NIMS regulations.
Insurance Health insurance (MEXT Mutual Aid Association), Welfare Pension Insurance, Employment Insurance and Workers’ accident Compensation Insurance. You will be automatically enrolled in these insurances when working conditions meet the requirements.
Employer President, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
How to Apply Please send the following application documents by e-mail to the contact
  1. Curriculum vitae ( NIMS specified format , photo attached)
  2. Research summary and self-appeal (free format, A4 paper 1-2 pages)
  3. List of research achievements (original papers, oral presentations, awards, etc.)
  4. Names, affiliations and contact information of two people who can inquire about the applicant's research activities
  5. Copies of two major papers (PDF file)"
* Please note that application documents will only be used for job screening purpose.
Delivery Address Same as contact below
Deadline Until a qualified candidate is found.
How to Judge Document screening, interview screening
Contact to
1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture 305-0047 
National Institute for Materials Science
Polymer and Biomaterials Research Center
Molecular Functional Chemistry Group
Email: KOBAYASHI.Yuka[at]nims.go.jp (Please change [at] to @)