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Recruitment for a mid-career JAEA Staff
(J-PARC Center)

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    1. Number of employees

      Researcher 1 person

    2. Research field

      (1)Research field:
      Development of Accelerator-Driven nuclear transmutation System (ADS)

      (2)Research theme
      R&D on liquid lead-bismuth target technology and proton beam technology for Accelerator-Driven nuclear transmutation System (ADS)

      Research and development (R&D) for Accelerator-Driven nuclear transmutation Systems (ADS) are being conducted at J-PARC Center. As for the liquid lead-bismuth target technology for ADS, thermal-hydraulics study, materials corrosion tests and development of various sensors specific to liquid lead-bismuth are underway with using liquid lead-bismuth circulation loops. As for the proton beam technology, development of superconducting accelerator for ADS and measurement of nuclear reaction cross sections using the J-PARC’s GeV energy proton beam are underway. In this theme, R&D will be conducted on one of these R&D items.

    3. Division assigned to (tentative)

      Nuclear Transmutation Division,
      J-PARC Center,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency

    4. Place of employment

      J-PARC Center,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency,
      2-4 Shirakata, 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, 1983

      (3) It is desirable to have sufficient experimental technology or computer simulation technology in any of the fields such as thermal hydraulics, materials irradiation/corrosion, accelerator development, nuclear reaction/radiation measurement.

    6. Terms of employment

      (1) Holidays
      Saturday, Sunday, National holiday, Year-end holiday, Paid holiday, etc.

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

      (3) Working hours

      (4) Salary (For example)
      -Starting salary (Dr’s Degree): 258,300yen/month (Result in April, 2020)
      -Allowance : Commutation allowance, Family allowance, House allowance , Research allowance, etc.
      -Pay raise : Once per year.(Performance for last year)
      -Bonus : Twice per year. (Performance for last year)
    7. Necessary documents and application procedures

      (1) Curriculum vitae
      -Application form 1-1 (PDFWORD)
      -Application form 1-2 (PDFWORD)

      (2) Certificates of completion courses (for Bachelor, Master, PhD, respectively)

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

      (8) 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: D122090314】

      【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 ≪「AppRecForJparc」_(Applicant’s name)≫

      ③Before handing in, make sure that the file size is under 20MB. A compressed file can’t be accepted.

      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 October 6, 2022 (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)

      November, 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 April 1, 2023 (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. (Only who passes Examination of research achievement paid travel expenses)

    17. Reference

      Personnel Department,
      Nuclear Science Research Institute,
      Tokai Research and Development Center,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency
      TEL: +81-29 - 282 - 5726 FAX: +81-29 - 282 - 5819
      E-Mail: jinji-saiyogenkaken11*jaea.go.jp (Replace * with @)

      (Reference related to the recruitment field)
      Dr. Fujio Maekawa
      Nuclear Transmutation Division,
      J-PARC Center,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency
      TEL: +81-29-282-5325 FAX: +81-29-282-5671
      E-Mail: jinji-saiyogenkaken11*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
      *Please submit 2) and 3) only to those who applied by E-mail.

      (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.