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Specially Appointed Research Scientist for NRA Project
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
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[Explanation of institution (recruitment background, institution details, explanation of project, etc.)]
Research project on processes of caldera formation funded by Nuclear Regulation Authority

[Job Title]
Experimental research on magmatic processes

[Job details (duties, subject responsible for, etc.)]
We welcome applicants with research backgrounds in high-pressure and high-temperature experiments, as well as microanalysis and/or thermodynamic analysis, within the fields of volcanology and igneous petrology.

[Address of work location and other information]
AIST Tsukuba Center (Umezono 1-1-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki)

[Available positions (Job title, number of positions, etc.)]
1 position of research scientist with Research Institute of Earthquake and Volcano Geology

[Starting date]

Research field
All Others
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Professor level
Associate Professor/Lecturer (full-time) level
Assistant Professor level
Researcher/Postdoc level
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Work location
Kanto district - Ibaraki 

[Details of required special expertise, qualification of the specific fields or degrees, etc.]

Ph.D. degree in relevant research field is required.
For details, please visit the AIST website.


[Details of salary, working hours, holiday, period of employment and insurance, accommodation, etc.]

Salary- Salary decision for the successful candidate will be made under monthly salary system. Monthly base salary will be determined commensurate with a successful candidate's academic career and professional experience, starting from JPY 300,500(before tax). Bonus, work responsibility allowance, overtime allowance and commuting allowance are separately provided in accordance with the Rules on Fixed-term Employees.

Work Hours - Standard work hours - 7h 45m per day, 38h 45h per week.

Days-off - Sundays, Saturdays, public holidays, New Year holidays (from December 29 to January 3).
Leave – Annual paid leave, Sick lea ve, Special leave (summer vacation, marriage, maternity, mourning).

Benefits - Enrolled with the mutual aid association of METI that provides Health insurance, Pension, Employment Insurance, Workers'Compensation.

Application period
2019/01/09 -  2019/06/30 Deadline for receipt
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For details, please visit AIST official website and download an application form (MS-WORD).
(1) An application document should be submitted via JREC-IN, no postal mail or e-mail attachment is acceptable.
(2) Advance registration is required from the following webpage.
(3) Applicants should follow the instruction described at AIST website when completing the application form. Please be aware that AIST will not accept any application that does not meet the submission requirements.

[Selection process (selection method and hiring decision), notification of result]
(1)Docum ent-based screening will be conducted in each research department. Only successful candidates will be notified of the result.
(2) First-stage interview will be scheduled approximately within a month from application. The location will be specified separately.
Candidates traveling more than 100km will be reimbursed for travel expenses. The result will be sent via email to all candidates as soon as possible.
(3) Final- stage interview will be scheduled approximately within half a month to a month from the first-stage interview and held at AIST Tsukuba Center. Candidates traveling more than 100km will be reimbursed for travel expenses. The result will be sent via email and post mail to all candidates as soon as possible.

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Personnel Office, Human Resource Division
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Sc ience and Technology (AIST)
Fax: +81-29-862-6049

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