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Recruitment for a Special Topic Researcher
(Researcher, Fixed Term position)
Center for Computational Science & e-Systems

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    1. Number of employees

      Researcher:1 person

    2. Recruitment theme

      Theme:Development of Quantum Ab Initio Simulation Methods and Theoretical Analysis of Hydrogen in Materials
      We are looking to recruit a post-doctoral fellow in the field of computational science including theoretical chemistry, molecular simulation and computational physics. The employed researcher will work on the development of quantum ab initio simulation methods that enable the analysis of hydrogen at the atomic level. The researcher will conduct large-scale numerical simulations using supercomputers and analyze the microscopic behavior of hydrogen in solid materials and at interfaces. In addition the researcher will work on the development of PIMD code that is used in the Center for Computational Science & e-Systems.
      (This project falls within the program “Hydrogenomics” funded by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT). See https://www.hydrogenomics.jp/)

    3. Research Position of assignment (tentative)

      Center for Computational Science & e-Systems,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency

    4. Place of employment (tentative)

      The Tokyo University Future Center
      Center for Computational Science & e-Systems,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency,
      178-4-4, Wakashiba, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba-ken, 277-0871, JAPAN

    5. Qualification requirements

      (1) Having a Ph.D. degree

    6. Terms of employment

      (1) Salary: Approximately JY420,000 per month (including social insurance fee and tax)

      (2) Allowance: Commuting and housing allowance are paid according to each employee.

      (3) Working Hours: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm (Overtime work may be imposed.)

      (4) Rest period: 12:00 am - 1:00 pm

      (5) Holiday: Weekend (Saturday and Sunday), national holidays, New Year’s holidays, paid holidays and special leave etc.

      (6) Social insurance: Health insurance, welfare pension insurance, corporate pension fund, employment insurance, workers accident compensation insurance.

      (7) Welfare: Institute family resident and dormitory are available.

      (8) Trial period: 6 months.

    7. Necessary documents and application procedures

      (1) Application form designated by JAEA
      form1: Resume
      form2: Purpose of research
      form3: Reasons for applying
      form4: Research results
      form5: List of presented papers

      (2) Copies of graduation certification or certification of Ph.D. degree

      (3) Certification of bachelor graduation, and certification of completion courses of master and Ph.D.

      (4) Transcript (bachelor, master, Ph.D., respectively).

      (5) Copies of major papers

      For application form [PDF, WORD]

      For application form in English [PDF, WORD]

    8. Deadline for submission of application

      November 22nd, 2018. MUST ARRIVE
      If you have difficulties in the deadline to submit the copies of certificates as listed in 7. (2) – (4) above, please contact..

    9. Address of submission of application

      Toshiyuki IDE
      Policy Planning Office for Information Systems
      Center for Computational Science & e-Systems
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency
      178-4-4, Wakashiba, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba-ken, 277-0871, JAPAN
      (Mark “Application documents for recruitment of Special Topic Researcher” in red on the envelope.)

    10. Document examination

      Applicants will be examined based on application documents. The result will be informed by e-mail or phone written in application form. Application documents will not be returned.

    11. Recruitment examination

      Research results examination (Oral presentation using PowerPoint file or OHP, and Q&A)
      Overseas applicant may use skype if necessary.

    12. Date of recruitment examination (planned)

      December, 2018

    13. Place for Recruitment Examination (planned)

      The Tokyo University Future Center
      Center for Computational Science & e-Systems,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency
      Wakashiba 178-4-4, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba-ken, 277-0871, JAPAN

    14. Result of Recruitment Examination

      The result will be announced by a letter after examination.

    15. Contract term(tentative)

      From February, 1st, 2019 to March 31st, 2019
      Based on evaluation, the contract term can be extended up to January 1st, 2022 for those achieved high performance if the budget from the MEXT program “Hydrogenomics” is secured.

    16. Travel Expenses

      We pay travel expenses for the recruitment examination according to JAEA’s travel allowance regulations.

    17. Contact & inquiries

      Toshiyuki IDE
      Policy Planning Office for Information Systems
      Center for Computational Science & e-Systems
      178-4-4, Wakashiba, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba-ken, 277-0871, JAPAN
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency
      Tel: +81-4-7135-2350
      Fax: +81-4-7135-2382
      E-mail: jinji-saiyo@jaea.go.jp

      (Reference related to the recruitment field)
      Motoyuki Shiga, Ph. D.
      Principal Researcher
      Computer Science Research and Development Office
      Center for Computational Science & e-Systems,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency
      TEL: +81-80-4389-9679 FAX: +81-4-7135-2382
      E-Mail: jinji-saiyo@jaea.go.jp

    18. Points to note

      (1) Applicants who pass the document examination are supposed to submit medical certification.

      (2) Required status of residence is needed for applicants without Japanese nationality by the date of adoption in order to work in JAEA, in Japan,

    19. Treatment of personal information

      Submitted personal information will be used only for recruitment. Personal information of newly hired person will be used for employment management. Other personal information will be scrapped 1 year later.