Seeking A Research Part-Time Worker I Or Ii (W23206) (Biofunctional Catalyst Research Team)

Universities and Institutes of Japan
March 31, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:fixed-term employmen
Working Time:Part time
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21 Dec 2023

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Administrative Support Office

Research Field





Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)



Application Deadline

31 Mar 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 Research Field We work on the development of biologically inspired catalysts as well as the application of biological systems towards energy conversion and material production. Specifically, we aim to understand nature's ingenuity towards multielectron transfer catalysis, electron/proton transport, metabolic regulation, responsiveness to external stimuli, and energy management in deep sea environments to develop novel materials and systems necessary to effectively manage renewable energy sources.

Keywords Electrochemistry,Catalytic Chemistry,Analytical Science,Spectroscopy

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details of the business RIKEN is Japan's largest and most comprehensive research organization for basic and applied science.

Work content and job description Experimental assistance in the preparation and characterization of catalyst samples

Assigned department Existing departments

Work location Address 351-0198 Saitama 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako City RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science (Wako Campus) RIKEN has implemented a work-from-home system. Employees can work from home in accordance with the prescribed procedures.

Number of hired Number of hired:1 person(s) Number of hired description:Job title: Research Part-time worker I or II, 1 position Job content supplemental explanation:Start of Employment: As early as possible (Negotiable)

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Compensation Hourly wage:1150 yen - 2000 yen Wages description:・1,150-1,400JPY (Research Part-time Worker II) ・1,450-2,000JPY (Research Part-time Worker I ) (Hourly salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.) Working hours:09:00-15:50 Break time:12:00-12:50 Holidays :Saturdays and Sundays, Japanese national holidays, New Year holidays (Dec.29-Jan.3), and RIKEN Foundation Day (4th Monday in October). Overtime and other explanations:Working days: 4-5 days per week

Working hours: The work hours shall be one of the following, with the total time not to exceed 35 hours/week.

1.9:00-15:50 2.9:00-14:50 (Working days and hours are negotiable. However, daily working hours cannot be shifted for different days.) Employment type:Part-timer Employment type description:Research Part-time worker I or II Contract period:Nontenured Contract period description:Terms of contract: The initial contract will be until March 31, 2024. A one-year fixed-term employment contract, renewable based on the agreement of both parties, to a maximum of five years from the date of hire. RIKEN may adjust the above maximum period of renewability based on a) the employee's abilities, work load at the time of contract completion, performance and work attitude and b) the continuation of the employee's center, laboratory or project and RIKEN's management situation and budget at the time. Probationary period:Probationary period absent

Various systems Transportation expenses:provided (within a pre-determined range.)

Insurance Employees' Health Insurance:available by the terms of enployment Employees' Pension Insurance:available by the terms of enployment Worker's accident insurance:available Employment insurance:available by the terms of enployment

Measures for preventing passive smoking at the workplace Smoking is not permitted on site except in designated smoking areas. Smoking will be entirely prohibited on site from April 2024.

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