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Recruitment for a Special Topic Researcher
(Researcher, Fixed Term position)
J-PARC Center

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    1. Number of employees

      Researcher: 1 person

    2. Recruitment theme

      Theme: “Pulsed neutron imaging study of highly efficient vehicle electrification components”
      Study to improve performance of important components in electrification using pulsed neutron techniques will be performed at the Materials and Life Science Experimental Facility (MLF) of J-PARC under the collaboration with automobile industry. Under this theme, the researcher is expected to conduct development of direct observation techniques of water distribution and its behavior in electrification components and practical application studies. In addition, the researcher is also expected to conduct development of new characterization methods for such components using pulsed neutrons.

    3. Research Division of assignment

      Neutron Science Section,
      Materials and Life Science Division,
      J-PARC Center,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency

    4. Place of employment

      Nuclear Science Research Center,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency
      Shirakata 2-4, Tokai-mura, Naka-gun, Ibaraki, Japan

    5. Qualification requirements

      Candidates must have a doctoral degree (including applicants who will receive their doctoral degree by the time of employment), and must have knowledge on material science and experience with neutron or X-ray experiments. Candidates are expected to promote the research on electrification components on their own initiative.

    6. Terms of employment

      (1) Salary: Approximately JY400,000 per month(including social insurance fee and tax)

      (2) Allowance: Commutation and housing allowances are paid according to employees.

      (3) Working Hours: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm.

      (4) Intermission: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

      (5) Holiday: Weekend (Saturday and Sunday), national holidays, year-end holidays, paid holidays.

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

      (7) Welfare: Family resident and dormitory are available.

      (8) Employment after trial period

    7. Necessary documents

      (1) Special Topic Researcher application form(PDF, WORD
      Form 1: Application form
      Form 2: Purpose of research
      Form 3: Reasons for applying for this position
      Form 4: Result of research you have performed
      Form 5: List of publications

      (2) Copies of diploma of Ph.D.

      (3) Transcripts (for bachelor)

      (4) Copies of major papers (3 major papers)

      (5) One or two letter(s) of recommendation (the format is free)

      (6) Consent for the treatment of personal data *(PDF, WORD)
      *Residents only in any one of EEA member countries, namely a member of the EU, and Iceland, Liechtenstein or Norway is requested to submit this form.

    8. Deadline for submission of application

      July 1, 2019

    9. Address of submission of application

      Research Coordination and promotion Office,
      General Affairs Section,
      Administration Division,
      J-PARC Center,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency,
      2-4 Shirakata, Tokai-mura, Naka-gun, Ibaraki 319-1195, Japan
      (Mark with “Application documents for recruitment of a Special Topic Researcher” in red on the envelope)

    10. Document examination

      Examinees will be decided based on the review of application documents. The review result will be notified by a letter. Application documents will not be returned to the applicant.

    11. Recruitment examination

      Examination of research achievement (Oral presentation using PowerPoint or PDF and Q&A)

    12. Date of recruitment examination (planned)

      Late July to early August 2019

    13. Place for Recruitment Examination (planned)

      Nuclear Safety Research Center,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency,
      2-4 Shirakata, Tokai-mura, Naka-gun, Ibaraki 319-1195, Japan

    14. Result of Recruitment Examination

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

    15. Contract term (tentative)

      From October 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020
      (The contract term can be extended up to March 31, 2022 upon annual review of research achievements and upon the funding)

    16. Travel Expenses

      We will cover your travel expenses in Japan for the recruitment examination in accordance with JAEA travel allowance regulations.
      Detailed information will be provided to the candidates.

    17. Contact & inquiries

      Ms. Megumi Kawakami,
      General Affairs Section,
      Administration Division,
      J-PARC Center,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency
      TEL: +81-29-284-4572 FAX: +81-29-284-4571
      E-Mail: jinji-saiyogenkaken11@jaea.go.jp

      (Reference related to the recruitment field)
      Dr. Kenji Nakajima,
      Neutron Science Section,
      Materials and Life Science Division,
      J-PARC Center,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency
      TEL: +81-29-282-3194 FAX: +81-29-284-3370
      E-Mail: jinji-saiyogenkaken11@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 for recruitment only. Personal information of employee will be used for employment control. Other personal information will be scrapped 1 year after submission.