ICYS Administrative Office

International Center for Young Scientists
National Institute for Materials Science

Sengen 1-2-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0047, Japan

International Center for

Young Scientists

Unlock Your Potential
in the Best Research
Environment !

Pursue your independent research to the fullest !

  • Freedom to conduct independent research based on your own idea
  • Mentoring by experts inside and outside NIMS
  • Full access to cutting-edge equipment
  • Full clerical support in English

Annual Salary

6 million yen or higher

Annual Research Budget

2 million yen

Duration of Contract

3 years under the initial contract,

5 years maximum

Career path

Advantage given when applying for NIMS permanent researcher positions
(success ratio ~50%)



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