Recruitment (日本語は下に続きます)

The International Center for Young Scientists (ICYS) of the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) is now seeking a few researchers. Successful applicants are expected to pursue innovative research on broad aspects of materials science using most advanced facilities in NIMS. Please refer to the NIMS website for detailed information on the research environment in NIMS.

In the ICYS, we offer a special environment that enables young scientists to work independently based on their own idea and initiatives. All management and scientific discussions will be conducted in English. An annual salary 5.35 million yen (level of 2019) will be offered depending on qualifications and experience. In addition, research grant of 2 million yen per year will be supplied to each ICYS Research Fellow. The initial contract term is two years and may be extended by one more year depending on the person's performance. Also, advantage is given when applying to NIMS permanent researcher position.

We have recruiting in September and March every year.

All applicants must have obtained a PhD degree within the last ten years.

Promotion to NIMS Permanent Staff

A potential post-ICYS career path is to join NIMS as a permanent staff. Judged against large number of applicants from outside, ICYS members keep a good track record shown below.
(Ratio = accepted applicants from ICYS/number of applicants from ICYS)

FY 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Acceptance Ratio 2/5 1/3 3/3 6/10 4/7

Recruitment Information

Currently, we have no researcher positions available. 

  The next recruitment (Recruitment  2021, 2nd) is March, 2022
   for the details, we announce it around mid of February, 2022
Starting date:
 Earliest date 1st August, 2022, 1 st March,2023 at the latest.
 How to apply :
please see the last recruitment webpage for your reference 
 Recruitment 2021, 1st 






(比率= ICYSからの合格者数/ ICYSからの応募者数)

年度 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
ICYSからの合格者数/ICYSからの応募者数 2/5 1/3 3/3 6/10 4/7



 着任日: 2022年8月1日以降できるだけ早い時期。遅くとも2023年3月1日着任。
  ご参考 :  前回の募集案内(2021年1回目)  


Inquiry for Recruitment / 採用に関するお問い合わせ

ICYS Recruitment Desk
National Institute for Materials Science
Sengen 1-2-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0047, Japan

305-0047 茨城県つくば市千現1-2-1
email: =を@に置き換えてください。

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