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Recruitment for a mid-career JAEA Staff
-Center for Computational Science and e-Systems-

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    1. Number of employees

      Researcher 1 person

    2. Research field

      (1)Research field:
      R&D of Simulation technologies for Computational Nuclear Engineering

      (2)Research theme
      Development of Atomistic Simulation Technologies utilizing Machine-Learning Techniques

      Center for Computational Science and e-Systems is conducting the development of
      state-of-the-art atomistic simulation technologies utilizing machine-learning techniques to promote more advanced and efficient nuclear R&D by computational science. In this theme, the applicant is expected to develop above-mentioned atomistic simulation technologies proactively through large-scale first-principles calculations and development of machine-learning molecular dynamics potentials using the supercomputer in JAEA. The applicant is also expected to apply these technologies for evaluation of material properties of nuclear fuels and materials for the safety assessment of existing and new nuclear reactors, for the elucidation of absorption mechanism of radioactive elements to clay minerals for environmental dynamics, and for the evaluation of material properties in functional materials widely used in the industry.

    3. Division assigned to (tentative)

      Simulation Technology Research and Development Office
      Center for Computational Science and e-Systems,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency

    4. Place of employment (tentative)

      Center for Computational Science and e-Systems,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency
      The University of Tokyo, kashiwanoha campus station satellite,
      Wakashiba 178-4-4, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba-ken, 277-0871,JAPAN

    5. Qualification requirements

      (1) Having a Ph D. degree(Science or Engineering)

      (2) Work experience on the atomistic simulations utilizing first-principles calculations and machine-learning molecular dynamics method.

    6. Terms of employment

      See Appendix.

    7. Necessary documents and application procedures

      (1) Curriculum vitae
      (Application form 1-1 : PDF, WORD)
      (Application form 1-2 : PDF, WORD)

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

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

      (4) 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: D122121449】

      【Points to Note for Web Application】

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

      (2)Name of the ZIP file should be "「App rec for Sci in CCSE」_(Applicant’s name)".

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

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

      (5)After 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.

      (6)If 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 E-mail subject is missing, your application is treated as non-acceptance.

    9. Deadline for submission of application

      Closed at 17:00 on January 20, 2023(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 research achievement
      (Oral presentation using PowerPoint file and Q&A)

      (2) Oral examination/Interview

    12. Date of recruitment examination (planned)

      From mid-February to late-February, 2022

    13. Place for Recruitment Examination (planned)

      <Research Achievement Presentation>
      Center for Computational Science and e-systems,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency
      (Wakashiba 178-4-4, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba-ken, 277-0871,JAPAN)
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency Head Office
      (765-1 Funaishikawa, Tokai-mura, Naka-gun, Ibaraki 319-1184, JAPAN)

    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.

    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. Mitsuhiro Itakura,
      General Manager,
      Simulation Technology Research and Development Office
      Center for Computational Scicnce and e-Systems,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency
      TEL: +81-4-7135-2350 FAX: +81-4-7135-2382
      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.

    20. Note

      Our institute promotes gender equality. Therefore we encourages applications from women.