R24-01 Materials Science / Researcher, Permanent

Universities and Institutes of Japan
May 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Working Time:Negotigation
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14 Mar 2024

Job Information


National Institute for Materials Science


Human Resources Development Office

Research Field





Researcher Profile

Established Researcher (R3)



Application Deadline

15 May 2024 - 23:59 (UTC)

Type of Contract


Job Status

Not Applicable

Hours Per Week

See description

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme

Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Background of the recruitment and description of the project Background of the recruitment and description of the project National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) invites applications from researchers in a broad range of materials science disciplines. Applicants may specialize in any area of materials science, including materials engineering, solid state physics, materials chemistry, and materials data science, as long as the research is conducted with a view to materials applications. For reference, the research areas that NIMS wishes to strengthen in the future are (1) hydrogen-related materials, (2) battery materials, (3) quantum materials, (4) semiconducting materials, (5) artificial intelligence materials, (6) metal and inorganic materials, (7) organic materials, (8) biomaterials, (9) data-driven materials development, and (10) advanced materials analysis technology. We also welcome applications from overseas and those with industrial R&D experience.

Start-up funds up to 10 million yen depending on the research plan at the time of arrival is available.

For more information on the research field, please visit NIMS website. https: // www. nims.go.jp/eng/index.html

Work content and job description As above.

Assigned department Existing departments

Work location Address 305-0047 Ibaraki Tsukuba

Number of hired Number of hired:2 person(s) Number of hired description:Several positions are available. Job content supplemental explanation:Starting date: October 1, 2024 - April 1, 2025 Negotiable

Requirements Additional Information


Compensation Annual salary:6 million yen - 10 million yen Wages description:Salary / Supply: Salaries will be determined based on ability, experience, performance, etc. An annual salary system will be applied. Please refer to the "URL of this job posting" for details. Working hours:08:30-17:15 Break time:12:00-13:00 Holidays :Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, year-end and New Year holidays (December 29 to January 3), annual paid leave, summer holidays, maternity leave, special leave for marriages and funerals, and other types of leave as specified in the rules of the institute. Overtime and other explanations:The discretionary labor system for professional work will be applied. It is deemed appropriate for candidates to work 8 hours and 15 minutes per day. The standard work time (8:30-17:15) or the flextime system is also available. Teleworking program available. Employment type:Regular employee Contract period:Tenured Contract period description:Term: Retirement age: 61 (as of FY2023~2024) Following the national government employees, the retirement age will be raised by one year every two years in stages starting in April 2023, and will be 65 years old after April 2031. (For those born on or after April 2, 1967, the retirement age will be 65.) In case an employee retires before the age of 65, he/she can use the reemployment system to be rehired until the age of 65 if he/she so desires. Probationary period:Probationary period present Probationary period description:Trial period 6 months

Various systems


Measures for preventing passive smoking at the workplace Smoking is not permitted on the premises except in designated smoking areas.

Supplementary explanation of compensation

Additional comments

Gender Equality We believe that the fulfillment of the overall work and family life of each employee, who has diverse values and lifestyles, will lead to the revitalization of NIMS, and we are working to create a workplace where both men and women can work comfortably. Details can be found on the following website: https: // www. nims.go.jp/nims/activity/equality/

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National Institute for Materials Science






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https: // jrecin.jst.go.jp/seek/SeekJorDetail?fn=0&ln=1&id=D124030302&lnjor=1


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