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Recruitment for a Senior Post Doctoral Fellow
(Fixed Term Researcher)
(Integrated Support Center for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security (ISCN))

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    1. Number of employees

      Researcher, 1 person

    2. Research field

      Survey and research for nuclear nonproliferation and security project(s)

      (Summary)
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) implements capacity building assistance and technological development for nuclear nonproliferation and security. This is a contribution to the world for the peaceful use of atomic energy by using JAEA’s knowledge and technologies. The researcher of this recruitment surveys the newest trends of capacity building assistance and technological development, analyzes the information, and joins JAEA activities.
      The researcher will take a lecturer part in capability building training courses on nondestructive analyzing methods and the other capabilities. He/she also participates in research and development project for nuclear detection and measurement. One of the development subjects is delayed gamma-ray spectroscopic analysis (DGA), a non-destructive assay technique to measure fissile nuclides using gamma rays from neutron-induced fission products. The tasks of the researcher are to survey the latest technologies of neutron source, gamma-ray detector, etc.; to perform simulation studies; and to assist in system development.

      (This survey and research will be implemented under the grant for "promotion of strengthening nuclear security or the like" of MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology – Japan))

    3. Division assigned to (tentative)

      Technology Development Promotion Office,
      Integrated Support Center for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security (ISCN), Japan Atomic Energy Agency

    4. Place of employment (tentative)

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

    5. Salary and benefits

      Commensurate salary with the applicant’s work experience. Social insurance and commutation allowance are provided. Institute family residence and singles’ dormitories are available.

    6. Terms of employment

      Contract term: One year
      (The total contract term between the employer and JAEA can be extended for five years under the condition of approval of annual review of research achievements and of the grant from MEXT.)
      A position as permanent staff (tenure) could be offered upon achieving outstanding results during your temporary employment.

    7. Trial employment period

      6 months

    8. Holidays

      Weekend (Saturday and Sunday), National holidays, Year-end holidays, Paid holidays

    9. Qualification requirements

      (1) Having PhD in the field related to the research theme in addition to experience as a post-doctoral position for at least one year.

      (2) An applicant who has knowledge of nuclear safeguards and security, as well as experience on measurement of neutrons and gamma-rays and on Monte-Carlo simulations is preferred.

    10. Necessary documents and application procedures

      (1) Curriculum vitae (use JAEA form) (PDF, WORD)

      (2) Document of abstract on your major use JAEA form) (PDF, WORD)

      (3) Research career history (with A4 free format)
      List of publications in which your name is underlined and copies of major papers

      (4) Photocopy of PhD. diploma

      (5) One or two letter(s) of recommendation written by a senior researcher with extensive knowledge of your research and personality.

      * A letter from the current supervisor is best.

      * Letter(s) written by a JAEA employee will not be accepted.

      * Submit by any of the following way;

      1. By post from applicant after recommender signed and sealed. A copy or opened letter will not accepted.

      2. By post from recommender to Personnel Section directly.

      3. By email from recommender to Personnel Section directly. Attach the signed letter in PDF format.

      (6) 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.

    11. Deadline for submission of application

      January 22,2021 (Deadline for receipt. Japan time.)

    12. Address of submission of application

      Personnel Section,
      Personnel Department,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency,
      2-4 Shirakata, Tokai-mura, Naka-gun, Ibaraki 319-1195, Japan
      (Mark “Application documents for recruitment of a Senior Post-Doctoral Fellow” in red on the envelope)

      [ Address for submission of recommendation letter]
      Personnel Section,
      Personnel Department,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency,
      2-4 Shirakata, Tokai-mura, Naka-gun, Ibaraki 319-1195, Japan
      (Write applicant name on the envelope.)

      or

      E-mail: jinji-saiyogenkaken11@jaea.go.jp
      (Write applicant name in subject.)
      *Only letter of recommendation will be accepted by Email.

    13. Application screening

      Examinees will be decided based on the review of application documents. The screening result will be notified by e-mail or post. Application documents will not be returned.

    14. Recruitment examination

      (1) Examination of research achievements (presentation using PowerPoint, etc. with Q&A)

      (2) Interview

    15. Date of recruitment examination (planned)

      Around mid-February to early March, 2021

    16. Place for Recruitment Examination (planned)

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

    17. Result of Recruitment Examination

      The result will be announced by post after the recruitment examination.

    18. Date of adoption (tentatively)

      April 1, 2021

    19. Travel Expenses

      We will refund your travel expenses for the recruitment examination according to the JAEA’s administrative rules.
      Detailed information will be provided to the candidates.

    20. Reference

      Personnel Section, Personnel Department,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency
      TEL:+81-29-282-5816 FAX:+81-29-282-5819
      E-Mail: jinji-saiyogenkaken11@jaea.go.jp

      (Reference related to the recruitment field)
      Mitsuo Koizumi,
      Manager, Technology Development Promotion Office
      Integrated Support Center for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency
      TEL: +81-29-282-3800 FAX: +81-29-282-5778
      E-Mail: jinji-saiyogenkaken11@jaea.go.jp

    21. Points to note

      (1) The candidate who passes the recruitment examination is required to submit medical certification written in English taken within 6 months (including height, weight, eyesight, urinalysis, chest X-ray).

      (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.

    22. Treatment of personal information

      Submitted personal information will be used only for recruitment. Personal information of employee will be used only for employment control. Other personal information will be permanently discarded after 1 year.