Research Scientists or Technical Scientists in RIKEN, Japan

Wakō, Saitama
07 Sep 2021
07 Oct 2021

Research Scientists or Senior Research Scientists or Technical Scientists or Senior Technical Scientists (indefinite-term employment position) in RIKEN, Japan


Accelerator Group, RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science

Director: Osamu Kamigaito

Research Field and Overview

The accelerator group, consisting of seven teams, is pursuing various upgrade programs for the world-leading heavy-ion accelerator facility, RI-Beam Factory (RIBF), to enhance the accelerator performance and operation efficiency. We are also promoting developments of the RIBF for applications to a variety of research fields.

Open Positions

Research Scientists or Senior Research Scientists or Technical Scientists or Senior Technical Scientists: 2 positions

(1 person in any of the following job descriptions (1)-(3).and 1 person in any of the following job descriptions (4)-(5))

The position at the time of hiring will be determined through the selection process.

Job Description

Successful candidates will belong to the Beam Dynamics and Diagnostics Team or the Accelerator R&D Team. They will be in charge of the research and development of one of the following devices (1)-(5), and will be involved in its upgrading, operation and maintenance to increase the intensity and stability of the RIBF accelerators. They are also expected to play a central role in the future plan of RIBF.

(1) Large magnet power supply

(2) Electrical systems for beam diagnostics

(3) Cyclotron beam extraction equipment (electrostatic deflection channels)

(4) Large electromagnets used for “Charge Stripper Ring*”

(5) Charge-changing devices using liquid metals and other materials

*Charge Stripper Ring

For more information about the job description, please refer to “Contact Information” below.

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Start of employment

RIKEN expects that the successful applicant will be able to take up this position at the earliest opportunity after April 1, 2022.

Application Deadline

For applicant registration: Noon, October 15, 2021 (Japan standard time) For revising or uploading application documents and letters of recommendation: Noon, October 21, 2021 (Japan standard time)

Contact Information

For inquiries concerning the research: Accelerator Group, RIKEN Nishina Cent er for Accelerator-Based Science Dr. Osamu Kamigaito, Director Email:

For other inquiries: Email: