At RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research (Star and Planet Formation Laboratory, PI:Nami Sakai), a staff scientist position (an indefinite-term employment*) is available. Details about the position (include benefits), how to apply, and contact information can be found in the following page. https://www.riken.jp/en/careers/researchers/20210901_22/index.html
The successful candidate is expected to lead researches on spectroscopy of molecules in astronomical interests in the millimeter and submillimeter regimes**. By using the spectroscopic knowledge, she/he is also expected to enhance her/his studies to understand molecular formation in interstellar clouds as well as protoplanetary-disk forming region. Depending on necessity, the successful candidate may also start any other study related to the theme. Successful candidate is also expected to be involved in the group management to help the PI and takes charge of various tasks in the group. Japanese language skills are welcome but not mandatory.
*Note that this position is an indefinite-term post but not a PI position. The successful candidate can therefore apply any other post (outside or inside RIKEN) at any time, when there is a chance to have a better position.
**Since it is interdisciplinary field, young researchers, who are courageous enough to jump into new fields, are welcome.
For applicant registration:
Noon, October 15, 2021 (Japan time).
For revising or uploading application documents and letters of recommendation:
Noon, October 21, 2021 (Japan time).