Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI/SPring-8)【No17B003】

Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI/SPring-8)【No17B003】

Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI/SPring-8) is currently seeking to recruit Post-Doctoral (PD) Fellows.

1. Seeking

PD fellows at Research & Utilization Division. One PD is recruited.

2. Research Area and Function

The Research and Utilization Division at Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI) invites applicants for postdoctoral positions, who will carry out instrumental developments and application studies using high-energy x-rays at public beamlines. We seek individuals who have demonstrated strong interest and capability in science or engineering, and who are capable of conducting active work in cooperation with JASRI staff members. In addition, within a 20% effort, he or she may take part in user support together with JASRI staff members

 * Refer to 10. for the further information on the work and refer to 9. on the procedure of application.

3. Necessary Conditions

Candidates should be PhD degree in science, engineering or a related field at the time of appointment.

4. Contract Period

Contract is renewed every year, and the term of position is up to five years. In some cases, due to his or her poor performance, or budget condition, contract can not be renewed.

5. Period of Your Arrival at the Post

After April 1, 2018, as soon as your arrival is decided.

6. Treatment

It is defined in the Rules and Regulations by Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI/SPring-8).

7. Application Documents

(1)    Resume with a photo (Applicants need to use the form specified by JASRI and send it as a PDF file or a MS-word file.)

(2)    Abstract of your thesis or former work experience.

(3)    Research plan or perspective at SPring-8.

(4)    List of any achievements or accomplishments that you have made (List of presented papers or others)

(5)    Up to five copies of publications that represent your best work.

(6)    The letter(s) of recommendation from more than 1 person or the names and addresses of more than 2 people who can give opinions about the applicant (Recommendation from the applicant him/herself is NOT accepted. There is no specific format.)

 ・   The documents of 2-4 and 6 must be submitted in A4 paper.

・   About the item 1, either hand writing in a PDF file or typing in a MS-word file are acceptable.

・   Write the advertisement No. 17B003 in the column of your request in a resume.

Note that 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. 

8. Close of Application

January 15 (Monday), 2018

9. Send your application to

Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI)

General Affairs Division, General Affairs and Personnel Section,

1-1-1 Kouto, Sayo-cho, Sayo-gun, Hyogo 679-5198 Japan 


Tel.+81-791-58-0951   Fax.+81-791-58-2794

10. Contact about the work

If you have a question about the work, please contact below.

 Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI) 

Research & Utilization Division 

Director, Yoshiharu Sakurai