Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute(JASRI) Research Scientist【No.21A015】

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Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute(JASRI) Research Scientist【No.21A015】

Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI) is currently seeking candidates for Research Scientist Position.

1. Recruiting Division and Number of positions

   Scattering and Imaging Division Microscopic and Dynamic Imaging Team           
 Research Scientist 1 position  

2. Job description

  This open call for participants recruits researchers who will promote the development of high-speed and high-sensitivity X-ray imaging methods and support user experiments using these methods.
  The duties will include instrumentation and technique development, user support, and beamline operation. The development and improvement will be related to a new X-ray-image measurement technique, analytical technique utilizing an advanced information technology such as a machine learning method, and a sample preparation technique.
  We welcome an application from the person who develops an advanced X-ray imaging technique together with current or future users, or who develops a novel X-ray imaging technique that benefits users. In addition, you will participate in the future planning of the imaging beamline for the next generation light source.
  Having experience in synchrotron radiation experiments is desirable. We welcome applicants if they have broader experience and are willing to work with our team members.

   Website of Scattering and Imaging Division

3. Required Qualifications

  ・Applicants should have or expect to receive a Ph.D. before the date of employment, or have a level equivalent of a Ph.D. Also, a person who is willing to advance assigned tasks.
  ・Have at least 2 years of practical experience in synchrotron radiation experiments and data analysis in the fields described in 2.

4. Start of Employment

   As early as possible after February 1st, 2022

5. Probation Period

   6 months from the date of employment

6. Work location

   Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI)
  1-1-1 Kouto, Sayo-cho, Sayo-gun, Hyogo, Japan

7. Salary and Benefits

   Working hours :9:00-17:30 (12:00-13:00 break)
         Base salary: Determined according to career
               【Basic salary model】 Doctoral Degree 257,100 yen 
                      Reference: Monthly Salary Model
                           5 years of experience with Ph.D.   360,000 yen*
                          *Base salary, research allowance, overtime allowance (20 hours )
         Allowance:  Overtime allowance
                           Research allowance (base salary × 4.5%)
                           Commuting allowance (up to 55,000 yen/ month)
                           Housing allowance (up to 28,000 yen/ month)
                           Dependent allowance 
          Midnight shift allowance
         Term-end allowance : (base salary + research allowance + dependent allowance) × 4.45 months (FY2020 results)          
          Raise in base salary:Once a year (April)
   Holiday:Saturdays, Sundays, Public holidays, National holidays, Year-End and New Year holidays (Dec.29-Jan.3)  
   Leave:Annual paid leave, Special paid leave (seasonal leave, congratulation or condolence leave, etc.)
   Insurance::Health insurance, welfare pension insurance, employment insurance, workers' compensation insurance  

8. Application and required documents

   (1) Resume with photo
    ・Applicants need to use  the specified (PDF/ MS Word/Entry example) form. Handwriting is not acceptable.
  ・Please indicate "No. 21A015" on the top of the resume form
   (2) Overview of your Research activities
    ・Summarize your research achievement up to three A4-sized pages. 
  (3)Research plan
    ・Describe your research plan and future aspirations up to two A4-sized pages.
  (4)List of achievements
   ・Submit a list of publications, conference presentations, and competitive grants in A4 sized paper as long as you can open to the public.  
  (5)Up to five copies of publications that represent your best work
   ・Any format is acceptable.
    (6) One or more recommendation letters
    ・Recommender must be an external person of JASRI.
  ・Recommendation from applicant him/herself is NOT accepted. 
  ・Any format is acceptable. 

9. How to submit the application and documents

  Please submit (1)(2)(3)(4)(5) listed in “8. Application and required documents” in accordance with the followings
  ・Send the documents as PDF files to jinji-saiyo@spring8.or.jp by e-mail.
  ・The subject line of the e-mail should be "【No.21A015】application documents."
  ・In principle, the required documents should be in 2 files (put (2)(3)(4)(5) together). The file names should be (1) Name_Resume, (2)~(5) Name_Other documents. When you need to send documents (2)~(5) separately due to file size, please indicate the name of each file such as (2) Name_  of Research activities, (3) Name_Research plan so that we can identify them.
    ・Set passwords for the PDF files, then send the documents and passwords separately.
    ・If the file size of the attached file is large, please separate files and send them in several e-mails, or compress the file and send it..

  For (6) listed in “8. Application and required documents”, submit it in accordance with the followings.
    ・Send the recommendation letter as PDF file to jinji-saiyo@spring8.or.jp by e-mail from the Recommender.
    ・The subject line of the e-mail should be "【No.21A015】Recommendation letter".
    ・Recommender's signature must be required on the recommendation letter.

 If you have any concerns or problems with submitting documents, such as questions about submitting in PDF format or setting password, please contact the General Affairs and Personnel Section by e-mail. 

10. Handling personal information

    JASRI only use submitted documents for screening. We do not disclose, transfer or lend your personal information to the third party without a justifiable reason.  
 Please note that the application documents will not be returned.

11. Deadline

    November 19th, 2021(Fri.)  3:00 p.m. (Japan Time)

12. Selection schedule (tentative) ・Remarks

   (1) Schedule    
   The screening schedule is as follows. It may change depending on the spread of coronavirus infection.    
          First selection (document screening):Late November
            Second selection (presentation and interview):Early December
            Final selection (general interview):Mid- December
     (2) Points to keep in mind
        ①In the second selection (presentation and interview), a presentation about the following contents will be required.
         ・Research achievements : Regarding your research career and activities
         ・Research plans : Future research plans related to the above job description, also, its development, approaches, and solutions to challenges
       ②After your presentation, we will have a Q&A session.

13. Send application to

    General Administration Division, General Affairs and Personnel Section, 

14. Contact information

 ・For more information about your desired field, job description and required qualification, please contact the person in charge below.
    The Scattering and Imaging Division Director  Osami Sakata
    e-mail: sakata.osami@spring8.or.jp

 ・For information other than the above, please contact the following receptionist.   
     General Administration Division, General Affairs and Personnel Section,
   TEL : 0791-58-0951      FAX : 0791-58-2794
   1-1-1Kouto, Sayo-cho, Sayo-gun, Hyogo  678-5198  Japan