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Open position in the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, Institute for Molecular Science (IMS), National Institutes of Natural Sciences (NINS), Okazaki, Japan

Recruitment Details

1. Position Title:
Senior Researcher
For details about the Senior Researcher position, see https://www.ims.ac.jp/en/recruit/syuninkenkyu.html.

2. Research Field:
Beamline science at the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, aiming at the development and upgrade of new methods using highly brilliant synchrotron radiation (SR), according to the international direction of electronic structure analysis. Planning future developments ranging for 10-20 years in the UVSOR under supervision of its director is also included. The candidate possesses, if possible, experiences in SR technologies such as X-ray optics and electron optics. In addition, this senior researcher is in charge of the maintenance and management of some UVSOR beamlines and the technical support of their local and foreign users.

3. Terms:Tenured until the retirement age of 65.

4. Deadline for application: August 10, 2017

5. Starting date: As early as possible.

6. Required documents for application:

1) Recommendation letter(s); optional  

2) CV (including date of birth, gender, educational background and work experiences)

3) List of publications and invited talks

4) Reprints or preprints of five selected publications at maximum.
For details, see https://www.ims.ac.jp/en/recruit/teisyutu.html.

5) Summary of research achievements including international activities (less than 2 pages in total on A4-size paper).

6) Future Research Plans at the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility (less than 2 pages in total on A4-size paper).

Please note that documents will not be returned to applicants.

7. Selection process:
Candidates will be selected by a personnel committee of the Institute for Molecular Science.
The committee may withhold selection if there is no suitable person for the position.

8. Compensation:
In accordance with the NINS employee compensation regulation. The annual salary system will be applied.

9. Submission:
Please send the application by postal mail to the address below;
      Personnel section, Okazaki Administration Center, NINS
      Nishigonaka 38, Myodaiji, Okazaki, Aichi 444-8585, JAPAN
      (Indicate "Application documents enclosed" on the envelope in red.)

Application from outside Japan may be submitted by email to the Personnel section (r7113@orion.ac.jp). The subject of the email should be ‘Application for Senior Researcher of UVSOR’, and the main text should contain your name and ‘Position title: Senior Researcher of UVSOR’ at the beginning. Documents should be formatted in PDF. If the total amount of the data exceeds 20 MB, divide into multiple PDF files and send by separate emails. Notification of receipt will be sent within four working days. In case you do not receive a notification, please contact the Personnel section.

10. For further information (Including salary and other benefits):
      Personnel section, Okazaki Administration Center, NINS
      Nishigonaka 38, Myodaiji, Okazaki, Aichi 444-8585, JAPAN
      E-mail: r7113@orion.ac.jp

11. Others:
IMS complies with Equal Employment Opportunities Law and is committed to promoting gender equality. (https://www.ims.ac.jp/en/recruit/sankaku.html)
Our support measures for researchers, regardless of gender, who have childcare and family care responsibilities are found from here.