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Recruitment for a Senior Post Doctoral Fellow
(Fixed Term Researcher)
(International Cooperation and Social Environment Office)

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    1. Available position

      1 person

    2. Recruitment theme

      Empirical Research on policy-making and consensus-building for advanced nuclear reactor development

      (Summary)
      The aim of this research is to support nuclear policy formation towards the actual utilization of fast reactor and advanced reactor technology in the society, by using social-scientific approach, analyzing the factors, processes and mechanisms of consensus-building and policy-making concerning nuclear energy.
      In order to achieve the above, the applicant will be expected to expand our group’s research results concerning methods for communication with the stake-holders, utilize the policy study forum composed of some experts in the field of social science, condust trials of methods for dialogue with experts related to policy-maiking and for information dissemination to the public, and estimate the effectiveness of these methods.

    3. Division assigned to

      Social Environment Group
      International Cooperation and Social Environment Office
      Sector of Fast Reactor and Advanced Reactor Reseach and Development
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency

    4. Place of employment (tentative)

      Japan Atomic Energy Agency
      4002 Narita-machi, Oarai-machi, Ibaraki-ken, 311-1393, Japan

    5. Salary, etc…

      Commensurate salary with the applicant’s work experience, Social Insurance, Commutation allowance, Institute family residence and bachelor’s dormitory are available.

    6. Terms of employment

      Contract term: One year
      (The contract term can be extended up to five years upon annual review of research achievements.)
      Should you achieve outstanding results during your temporary employment, you could be offered a position as permanent Staff.

    7. Trial employment period

      6 months

    8. Holidays

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

    9. Qualification requirements

      (1) Having a Ph.D.degree. In principle, having work experience for more than one year as a full-time teacher, full-time researcher, or post-doctoral fellow.

      (2) It is requested that the applicant has abundant experience involved with a policy consensus building process in some field and comfortable ability of fieldwork on social science.

      (3) It is requested that the applicant has a performance applied for an open call for research of policy-making processes ,for example, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research <KAKENHI> .

    10. Necessary documents and application procedures

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

      (2) Document of the results at major (use JAEA form) (PDF, WORD)

      (3) Research career history, a list of publications in which your name is underlined, and Copies of major papers (with A4, free format)

      (4) Certificate of Ph.D Degree (copy)

      (5) Recommendation letter(s) from one or two people (free format)*

      *: Any of the recommender should not be a JAEA employee but should be a person who knows well the content of your research.

      *: It is preferable to have a recommender who is your present superviser.

      *: The letter(s) should be provided by any of the following means:

      1. Provide it by your self with strictly sealed emvelop,

      2. Send the letter by mail from the recommender directly to the JAEA official (see Article 20.), or

      3. Send a pdf file, containing the text and hand-written signature, by e-mail from the recommender directly to the JAEA official (see Article).

      (6) Consent for the Treatment of Personal Data (PDF, WORD)
      * This item (6) applys only for residents in any one of EEA member countries, namely a member country of the EU, and Iceland, Liechtenstein or Norway.

    11. Deadline for submission of application

      January, 25, 2021

    12. Address of submission of application

      Labor and Welfare Section, Administration Department,
      Oarai Research and Development Institute,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency
      4002 Narita-machi, Oarai-machi, Ibaraki-ken, 311-1393, Japan
      (Mark “Application documents for recruitment of a Senior Post Doctoral Fellow” in red on the envelope)

      [ Address for submission of recommendation letter ]
      Labor and Welfare Section, Administration Department,
      Oarai Research and Development Institute,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency
      4002 Narita-machi, Oarai-machi, Ibaraki-ken, 311-1393, Japan
      (Write applicant name on the envelope.)

      or

      E-mail: ohuchi.yoshitaka@jaea.go.jp
      (Write applicant name in subject.)

      *Only letter of recommendation will be accepted by Email.

    13. Document examination

      Applicants will be screened by the document examination. The result of the document examination will be notified to the applicants in writing. Note that application documents will not be returned.

    14. Recruitment examination

      (1) Examination of research achievements (presentation using PowerPoint file or etc. and Q&A)

      (2) Interview

    15. Date of recruitment examination (planned)

      Beginning of February, 2021

    16. Place for Recruitment Examination (planned)

      Oarai Research and Development Institute,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency,
      4002 Narita-machi, Oarai-machi, Ibaraki-ken, 311-1393, Japan

    17. Result of Recruitment Examination

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

    18. Starting date of employment (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. Contact persons

      OUCHI Yoshitaka
      Labor and Welfare Section, Administration Department,
      Oarai Research and Development Institute,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency
      4002 Narita-machi, Oarai-machi, Ibaraki-ken, 311-1393, Japan
      Tel: +81-29-267-1919 (ext.5064)
      Fax: +81-29-267-4148
      E-mail: ohuchi.yoshitaka@jaea.go.jp

      (Reference related to the recruitment field)
      KATO Takao
      Group Leader, Social Environment Group,
      International Cooperation and Social Environment Office,
      Sector of Fast Reactor and Advanced Reactor Reseach and Development,
      Japan Atomic Energy Agency
      TEL: +81-29- 267-1919 (ext.7130) FAX: +81-29-267-7173
      E-Mail: kato.takao@jaea.go.jp

    21. Points to note

      (1) Candidate who pass the recruitment examination is supposed to submit medical certification in English 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. Dealing with 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.