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Recruitment for a mid-career JAEA Staff
(Collaborative Laboratories for Advanced Decommissioning Science)

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    1. Number of employees

      Researcher 1 person

    2. Research field

      (1)Research field:
      Basic research and development for decommissioning of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station

      (2)Research theme
      Development of analytical technique and evaluation method for characterization of fuel debris
      (Summary)
      In order to safely and steadily promote tasks, such as fuel debris retrieval, storage, transfer, and storage, is necessary not only sufficiently to understand the properties of fuel debris required for work reviews, but also estimate the conditions inside the reactor, for the decommissioning of TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (1F).
      The main contents of this work are development of analytical technology, basic research using simulated fuel debris, actual analysis using radioactive materials, and development of analysis method using test results for future fuel debris retrieval.

      In this recruitment, we are seeking for person who can promote research and development for analysis technology of fuel debris including actual sample analysis of sediment etc., research of generation and migration of radioactive fine particles, and estimation of internal situation of 1F reactor core based on the fuel debris analysis results.
      In particular, we would like to have specialized knowledge in the handling of radioactive materials, material synthesis / solid chemistry and analytical chemistry, which are indispensable for research on fuel debris.
      In the future, An active role in organizing the research team and leading research using external funds will be expected.
      Therefore, it is desirable to have practical management such as joint research with the outside, experience in teaching younger generations, and communication skills in foreign languages including English.

    3. Division assigned to (tentative)

      Remote Analytical Technology Group, Remote System and Sensing Tech. Division, Collaborative Laboratories for Advanced Decommissioning Science, Sector of Fukushima Research and Development, Japan Atomic Energy Agency

    4. Place of employment (tentative)

      Nuclear Science Research Institute,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency,
      4-33 Muramatsu, Tokai-mura, Naka-gun, Ibaraki 319-1195, Japan

    5. Qualification requirements

      (1) Having a Ph D. degree in the field related to the research theme

      (2) Born after April 2, 1982

    6. Terms of employment

      (1) Place of assignment
      (Domestic) Ibaraki, Fukushima, Chiba, Tokyo, Fukui, Hyogo, Hokkaido, Gifu, Okayama, Aomori
      (Overseas) Washington, Paris, Vienna

      (2) Holidays
      Weekend (Saturday and Sunday), National holidays, Year-end and new-year holidays, Paid holidays, etc.

      (3) Social insurance
      Health insurance, Welfare pension insurance, Employee’s pension fund, Unemployment insurance, Workers accident compensation insurance, etc.

      (4) Housing
      Dormitory for family and singles

      (5) Working hours
      9:00am-5:30pm (overtime work is required in needs)
      *1 According to work place, working hours would differ.
      *2 In some department, shift working is required.
      *3 Flextime system and discretionary work system are adopted partly.

      (6) Salary (For example)
      ‐Basic salary is provided considering years of experience in accordance with the JAEA regulation.
      -Allowance/benefits
      Commutation allowance, Overtime pay, Service area allowance, Dependent care allowance, Housing allowance, Allowance for technician/researcher/qualified operation chief
      ‐Pay rise: Once a year in October
      ‐Bonus: Twice a year in June and December
      <Annual income example>
      Staff member of three-year career (age 25) with no dependents…JPY 4.5 million.
      Staff member of eight-year career (age 30) with no dependents… JPY 6 million.
      Staff member of 13-year career (age 35) with one dependent… JPY 7.25 million.
      [Calculation conditions of the examples]
      Shown above are model annual incomes for a staff member who is a college graduate and lives in Ibaraki Prefecture that works 15hours overtime per month and is provided service area allowance, housing allowance and bonuses.
      *Researchers and engineers are provided allowance (JPY 19,000~33,800/month) according to the certified classes qualified by JAEA qualification system for engineering and research.
      (7) Other systems
      <Welfare program:>
      system of property accumulation savings
      A mutual-aid society
      Group Insurance, Group life and pension scheme
      Insurable to Individual defined contribution pension plan (iDeCo)
      <Care leave system>
      Childcare, nursing care leave systems (partial leave available) Leave of Relocating due to Job Transfer of Spouse system
    7. Necessary documents and application procedures

      (1) Curriculum vitae (Application form 1-1) (PDF, WORD)

      (2) Document of Performance in your major (for Bachelor, Master, PhD, respectively) (Application form 1-2) (PDF, WORD)

      (3) University’s transcript (for Bachelor, Master, PhD, respectively)

      (4) [Only those who have PhD Degree]
      Certificate of PhD Degree or Certificate of Graduation PhD

      (5) Research career history (with A4 free format)

      (6) List of publications in which your name is underlined, and Copies of major papers

      (7) List of competitive funds (including the Grant in Aid for Scientific Research) (with A4 free format including the name of funding, theme and name of project leader)

      (8) Research Plan (idea and ambition on research activity with A4 free format about 1000 words)

      (9) Consent for the Treatment of Personal Data*(PDF, WORD)

      *Residents only in any one of EEA member countries, namely a member country of the EU, and Iceland, Liechtenstein or Norway are requested to submit this form.

    8. Application Method and Address for Submission

      Please apply from 【Web application】of Job posting search on JREC-IN【Data number: D121102354】

      【Points to Note for Web Application】

      ①All application forms should be in PDF format and be organized in one ZIP file.

      ②Name of the ZIP file should be ≪「App_Rec_for_Sci_inCLADS」_(Applicant’s name)≫

      ③Before handing in, make sure that the file size is under 20MB. .

      ④Do not set any password for files you hand in.

      ⑤After your submission through JREC-IN, we will check your application documents if they are acceptable or not. After that, your application status on JREC-IN will be changed to “Accepted” or “Non-acceptance”. When your status is changed, you will receive an E-mail notification about the change from JREC-IN automatically. The E-mail would not be sent as soon as you hand in, so please check your acceptance status after you get an E-mail notification.

      ⑥If there are any faults as for documents, for example list of achievements is not attached, your application will not be accepted. Also, if any of the said elements is lacking, for example subject of ZIP file is missing, your application is treated as non-acceptance.

    9. Deadline for submission of application

      Closed at 17:00 on November 26, 2021 (Japan Standard Time)

    10. Document examination

      Examinees will be decided based on the review of application documents. Review result will be informed by a letter. Application documents will not be returned.

    11. Recruitment examination

      (1) Examination of career history(regarding research achievement)
      (Oral presentation using PowerPoint file and Q&A)

      (2) Oral examination/Interview

    12. Date of recruitment examination (planned)

      December , 2021 ~ January, 2022

    13. Place for Recruitment Examination (planned)

      Nuclear Science Research Institute,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency,
      2-4 Shirane Shirakata, Tokai-mura, Naka-gun, Ibaraki 319-1195, Japan
      *Depending on the situation, we may conduct a recruitment test on the Web. For details, we will contact those who have passed the document screening by email.

    14. Result of Recruitment Examination

      The result will be announced by a letter after the recruitment examination.

    15. Date of appointment

      In principle, after Aril 1, 2022 (tentatively)

    16. Travel Expenses

      We will pay travel expenses for the recruitment examination according to the JAEA’s provision.
      Detailed information will be provided the candidates.

    17. Reference

      Personnel Section, Personnel Department,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency
      TEL: +81-246-35-7650 FAX: +81-246-24-4031
      E-Mail: fukushima-jinji*jaea.go.jp (Replace * with @)

      (Reference related to the recruitment field)
      Dr. Shin-ichi KOYAMA,
      Fuel Debris Analysis and Research Division, Collaborative Laboratories for Advanced Decommissioning Science, Sector of Fukushima Research and Development, Japan Atomic Energy Agency
      TEL: +81-80-9673-1490 (ext. 803-63958) FAX: +81-29-282-1517
      E-Mail: fukushima-jinji*jaea.go.jp (Replace * with @)

    18. Points to note

      (1) Applicants who pass the recruitment examination are supposed to submit documents below.
      1) Medical certification
      2) The original of Graduation Certificates (for Bachelor, Master and PhD)
      3) The original of Degree Certificates of PhD

      (2) Candidates without Japanese nationality are required to have the certificate of eligibility by the date of adoption in order to obtain a work permit in Japan.

    19. Treatment of Personal Information

      Submitted personal information will be used for recruitment. Personal information of employee will be used for employment control. Other personal information will be scrapped 1 year later.