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Energy and Environment

AIST is developing technologies for increased use of alternative energy technologies, such as renewable energy sources that reduce greenhouse gas emissions (energy creation), high-density energy storage, highly efficient conversion and transportation of energy (energy saving), effective utilization of energy resources, and evaluation and reduction of environmental risk. One of the most important missions of AIST is to contribute to "Green Innovation." 

Type A (Tenure-track position) /Type B (Tenured position)

  • AIST seeks research scientists with outstanding abilities and/or potential for conducting innovative R&D activities in wide range of fields of science and technology. Research scientists will be employed for tenure-track (Type A), or tenured positions (Type B).
  • Recruitment and Employment Committeee of AIST will determine which positions are suitable for an successful applicant.
  • Tenure of an employed research scientist for Type A is 5 years, however, tenure can be reduced to 3 years based on decision by the committee.
  • A tenure-track research scientist can be promoted to a research scientist for a tenured position by qualifying "tenure review". The tenure review will be carried out about 18 months before tenure expires. The scope of the tenure review is to quantify contributions to AIST missions, and performance in term. In the last 5 years, more than 90% of tenure-track research scientists have been qualified.

Following is the list of job opportunities which are now open for recruitment. Deadline is October 15, 2018.

Entry ID
ENEENV-1
Title Development of technology for long-term and stable gas production or engineering application by using gas hydrate.
Details of Job Opportunity
In order to develop the technology to achieve long-term and stable gas production from methane hydrate reservoir, and/or, develop the environmentally friendly technology for stable energy supply, we recruit highly-motivated researchers, who has experience of planning and management for R&D activities, and  studied  physical chemistry, reservoir engineering, resource engineering, material engineering, computational chemistry with basic knowledge about development and utilization of energy resources.
Start of Employment April 1st, 2019
Research Unit Research Institute of Energy Frontier
URL https://unit.aist.go.jp/rief/mhpu/mhpsg.html
Inquiry Department of Energy and Environment
e-mail: saiyou-eneenv-ml*aist.go.jp
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Number of Position 1
Entry ID
ENEENV-2
Title R&D on Energy Conservation Technology
Details of Job Opportunity
We recruit a researcher who can contribute to enhance the efficiency of thermal energy utilization system or vehicle engine system, or to enhance the efficiency of energy conversion and storage by SOFC, thermo-electric, battery or superconductor. We expect a deep knowledge and good research achievement on energy material, energy conversion and energy storage to develop a energy conservation technology for efficient use of thermal, electrical and chemical energies.
Start of Employment April 1st, 2019
Research Unit Research Institute for Energy Conservation
URL https://unit.aist.go.jp/ieco/en/
Inquiry Department of Energy and Environment
e-mail: saiyou-eneenv-ml*aist.go.jp
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Number of Position 1
Entry ID
ENEENV-3
Title Research and development on safety assessment for physical risk
Details of Job Opportunity
We are seeking a researcher who can evaluate the influences of combustion and explosion of the flammable gas of hydrogen and the explosion phenomenon of the energetic materials on the human body and structures. The researcher is also required to develop the methods that estimate impacts on the environment and society for the social introduction of these gases and materials. Applicants must have experience and expertise in either safety science, combustion and explosion science, impact and shockwave engineering, fluid engineering, resource engineering or chemical engineering.
Start of Employment April 1st, 2019
Research Unit Research Institute of Science for Safety and Sustainability(RISS)
URL https://en.aist-riss.jp/
Inquiry Department of Energy and Environment
e-mail: saiyou-eneenv-ml*aist.go.jp
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Number of Position 1
Entry ID
ENEENV-5
Title Research and Development of Advanced electrochemical devices
Details of Job Opportunity
Applicants are expected to work on next generation battery development by mechanistic analysis on the functions of battery materials and design of new battery materials. We welcome and encrourage applications from researchers who are motivated to lead innnovative battery development, with strong potential and experimental skills of chemistry and electrochemistry or wide knowledge of computational science and material chemistry.
Start of Employment April 1st, 2019
Research Unit Research Institute of Electrochemical Energy
URL https://unit.aist.go.jp/riecen/index_en.html
Inquiry Department of Energy and Environment
e-mail: saiyou-eneenv-ml*aist.go.jp
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Number of Position 1
 

Type D (Non tenure-track position based on performance-based pay)

  • AIST seeks research scientists with professional expertise and worldwide reputation for conducting highly prioritized R&D projects by AIST.
  • Annual Salary System, which is a category of results-oriented salary system, are applied to successful applicants. Applicants should have a Ph. D. degree, or equivalent experiences on the R&D subjects.
  • These positions are not tenure-track, and a tenure review is not scheduled for these categories of research scientists.
  • Tenure is up to 5 years, and reappointment is possible for one further term.

Following is the list of job opportunities which are now open for recruitment. Deadline is October 15, 2018.

Entry ID
ENEENV-4
Title R&D of combustion technologies for high efficient turbine systems
Details of Job Opportunity
We are recruiting a researcher who contributes to R&D of combustion technologies for high efficient turbine systems necessary to full-scale installation of hydrogen fired power generation. R&D themes are as followings; hydrogen-rich combustion of natural gas and hydrogen derived from unused energy sources, NOx reduction, electric efficiency improvement, and innovative combustion methods necessary to future hydrogen power generation plants.  
Employment Term 5 years (Until March 31st, 2024)
Research Unit Research Institute for Energy Conservation Turbomachinery Group
URL https://unit.aist.go.jp/ieco/en/groups/index.html
Inquiry Department of Energy and Environment
e-mail: saiyou-eneenv-ml*aist.go.jp
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Number of Position 1

Type C (Specially appointed position) 

  • AIST seeks research scientists who have sufficient expertise for joining R&D projects AIST is trusted by finantial institutions.
  • Applicants should possess, or be scheduled to earn, a doctoral degree before the day of employment. Applicants with equivalent qualification are also welcome for application.
  • Exclusive working duty is imposed on successful applicants, since the job opportunities are sponsored by financial institutions. Several restrictions on research activities may be applied.
  • Tenure is generally 2-5 years, and this job opportunity is not tenure-track.

Following is the list of job opportunities which are now open for recruitment. Deadline is October 15, 2018.

Entry ID
ENEENV-8
Title Research and development on degradation mechanisms of solid oxide electrolysis cells
Details of Job Opportunity
In this study, we will conduct research and development to elucidate the degradation mechanisms of SOEC cell stacks,  in order to improve the durability of solid oxide electrolysis cells (SOEC) to be used as high temperature steam electrolysis cells. In line with this, we are recruiting researchers who have research experience on materials for SOEC or solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC), advanced knowledge and skills on experimental techniques such as cell testing, post-test analysis, and evaluation of material transport phenomena at the interface of materials.
Start of Employment April 1st, 2019
Research Unit Energy Conversion Technology Group, Research Institute for Energy Conservation
URL https://unit.aist.go.jp/ieco/ect/index-e.html
Inquiry Department of Energy and Environment
E-mail: saiyou-eneenv-ml*aist.go.jp
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