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application_procedure

1. The detail of the research areas which have open positions

 See the "recruitment_information" page.
 

2. How to apply

Advanced Registration

  1. All applicants are requested to complete advanced registration. Any application without advanced registration is not acceptable.
  2. A confirmation email will be sent to you after you complete advanced registration. You can find "Registration Number" in the email, and the number should be written in Form A of your application document.
  3. Up to 5 job opportinities can be chosen for this open recruitment, and please specify Entry IDs of your interests in your advanced registration.
  4. The Entry IDs you choose in your advanced registration should be given exactly in Form A of your application document. 

Registration

【Application Documents】

All the documents should be produced by using the templates prepared below, otherwise, your application is rejected immediately.
Template package for application documents (A-H) [MS-Word(32KB)]/[PDF(315KB)].

A. Application checklist
  • Registration number, which will be nioticed by an email from AIST for confirming advanced registration, should be given in this form. 
  • Specify Entry IDs (each vacant position has an Entry ID), as chosen exactly at the advanced registration.
B. CV (Curriculum vitae)
  • Your photo image should be placed in your CV.
C. List of publications and other achievements
  • Please do not change categorization in this form.
D. Summaries of M. S. (if applicable) and Ph. D. degree
  • No more than 1-page each, including figures.
  • For applicants who are scheduled to earn Ph. D. degree, summary of current research activities for Ph. D. degree can be submitted.
E. Reprints of publications
  • An electronic version of reprints shpuld be included in the application document.
  • Please confirm that the electronic files are not protected by password (the files cannot be handled anymore). Scanning a printed copy of protected reprints is recommended. 
F. Summaries of the reprints "E"
  • No more than 1-page each, including figures.
G. Carrier summary
  • No more than 1-page each, including figures.
H. Future research plan in AIST.
  • No more than 1-page, including figures.
  • Describe specifically how to contribute to the sustainable development of society and industry as a research scientist of AIST.
I. Recommendation letter(s). (written in either Japanese or English.)
  • At least one recommendation letter should be prepared. The letter should be addressed to the AIST President with a signature of the recommender and itsissue date of April 1, 2017, or after.
  • An AIST employee is not eligible to be a recommender.
  • Applicants can involve a copy of the letter in application document, however, an original version should be sent immediately after Personnel Office of AIST requests to submit.
  • The letter can also be sent directly to Personnel Office of AIST by a recommender, or applicants if it is sealed in an envelope and it cannot be scanned.

【Application Method】

  • The application document should be produced as a single PDF file by using the template file.
  • File name should be “(Registration Number)-(Name).pdf,” such as “0999-SansouTarou.pdf.”
  • File size should be less than 20 MB, and downsizing is necessary for uploading.

3. Submission deadline

May 11, 2017 (Japan Standard Time)
 

4. Selection process

1) Screening in each research field
[Interview] (Schedule)
   Late December 2016 to Middle January 2017.
[Announcement of the results] (Schedule)
   Late January, 2017.

2) Final review
[Interview] (Schedule)
  Early to Middle in February, 2017. At AIST Tsukuba
[Announcement of the results] (Schedule)
   Late February, 2017
 

5. Salary

(1) Base salary

・Type A/B research scientist
Salary will be determined by considering the carrier, experiences, results of evaluations by interviews, and the others. A model annual income for a research scientist of 28 years old at the beginning of employment is 5,300,000 JPY under the discretionary labor system.

・Type C research scientist
Salary will be determined by considering the carrier, experiences, results of evaluations by interviews, and the others. A model annual income for a research scientist of 28 years old at the beginning of employment is 6,400,000 JPY under the discretionary labor system.

・Type D research scientist
Salary will be determined by considering the carrier, experiences, results of evaluations by interviews, and the others.
Annual Salary System is applied to successful candidates based on their previous research achievements, professional experiences, and potential for leading specific research projects.
AIST introduces the salary system to determine “appropriate salary” for successful candidates without being seized by AIST’s traditional “Monthly Salary System.”

(2) Monthly allowances

Work responsibility allowance, Overtime allowance, Commuting allowance, and the others will be paid.

(3) Bonus: June and December

The salaries can be changed because of amendment of our regulations.

 

6. Administration of personal information

  • Submitted documents will not be returned.
  • Submitted documents will be used only for screening purpose.

 

7. For foreign applicants

  • Foreign applicants should acquire eligible status of residence by the first day of employment.
  • Eligible status of residence for working in AIST: (1) Researcher, (2) Permanent Resident, (3) Long-term Resident, (4) Spouse of Japanese National, or (5) Spouse of Permanent Resident.
  • The eligible status of “Professor” is not permitted for working in AIST, and the eligible status of residence should be changed to the suitable status listed above.

 

8. Inquiry

If you have any question regarding the employment, please contact.
Personnel Office, Human Resource Division
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
E-mail: aist-koubo16-ml*aist.go.jp (Please convert "*" to "@".)
Fax: +81-29-862-6049



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