Associate Professor (Energy Transport Research Section High-Temperature Plasma Physics Research Division Department of Helical Plasma Research )

    National Institutes of Natural Sciences, National Institute for Fusion Science
    Leading Researcher (R4)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    10/10/2019 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
    Japan › Gifu
    See description

The National Institute for Fusion Science (NIFS), in Japan, is pleased to announce the opening of the following position. We would like to request your assistance in identifying suitable applicants for this position.

Research division:
Energy Transport Research Section
High-Temperature Plasma Physics Research Division
Department of Helical Plasma Research

Number of recruitment:
1 person
In the case that an appropriate candidate is not found, recruitment will be postponed.

Division overview / Job description:
The National Institute for Fusion Science conducts the Large Helical Device (LHD) project to prospect a helical fusion reactor and to understand toroidal plasmas comprehensively. The High-Temperature Plasma Physics Research Division, Department of Helical Plasma Research, is in charge of investigation of high temperature plasma physics based on the development of high-accuracy measurement systems.
The prospective candidate is expected to engage in confinement study of high energy particle in the deuterium experiment, based on the development of high-accuracy measurement system. Also, the candidate is expected to make an effort to promote researches aiming at comprehensive understanding of behavior of high energy particles in torus plasma, in the framework of domestic and international collaborative researches. In addition, active commitments to education to younger researchers including students and safety management in deuterium experiments are expected.

[Address of work location and other information]
Oroshi-cho 322-6, Toki City, Gifu Prefecture
509-5292 JAPAN

[Starting date]
As early as possible upon selection.


Salary:Starting salary will depend on the applicants career and achievements.
Health Insurance, Pension Insurance, Unemployment
Insurance, Industrial Accident Insurance.

Working Hours:5 days a week (Monday - Friday) ,
Annual Leave, Summer Vacation, New Years' Holiday

Additional comments

1)The information regarding the job offering may also be found on the NIFS website
(URL: http://www.nifs.ac.jp/en/jinji/).
2)Please note that the application documents will not be returned after submission.
3)Salary is decided based on the regulations of the National Institutes of Natural Sciences. The regulations may be revised in the future. For further details, please contact Department of Administration, General Affairs Division, Personnel Section (jinji@nifs.ac.jp).
4)NIFS's fixed-term system is prescribed by its regulations on Rules of Employment Terms of NIFS Research and Education Personnel.
5)NIFS pays regard to the Basic Law for a Gender-equal Society.
In the case that two or more applicants are assessed as having the same level of ability, the job will be given to the female candidate.
If you have taken a leave/leaves for purpose(s) of maternity, child-care, and/or family-care (including shorter working hours for the purposes of child-care and/or family-care), or have been absent from research activities due to disease(s) or injury(s) that occurred while working or commuting, please indicate this in your curriculum vitae. We will take this into consideration in assessing your performance.

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EURAXESS offer ID: 428355
Posting organisation offer ID: D119070521


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