Seeking a Senior Research Scientist (22Y10) NMR Operation Team RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research

2022 August 03 JOBS

NMR Operation Team
RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research
(Team Leader: Ichio Shimada)

Research Field and Overview:
The NMR Operation Team is responsible for managing and maintaining RIKEN’s NMR Facility as well as promoting use of the NMR instruments for research and development in both industry and academia. The team is also involved in the coordination of the “Project for Promoting Shared Use of Advanced Research Infrastructure: NMR Platform” funded by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

Open Positions:
Senior Research Scientist: 1 position

Job description:
We are seeking a Senior Research Scientist who can maintain and manage the NMR instruments that are part of RIKEN’s NMR Facility and promote their shared use, as well as develop and advance the NMR platform project. We are looking for candidates who will not only manage the NMR instruments, but will also undertake research and development of methods for NMR measurement and sample preparation to ensure that the NMR Facility does not become outdated.
The successful candidate is expected to conduct research and development on topics specified above, to contribute to the management of the team, and to assist the team leader.

Doctoral degree (or equivalent research ability and background) in the relevant research field.

Initial work location:
RIKEN Yokohama Campus (1-7-22 Suehiro-cho, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 230-0045)

For more information and required application documents, please visit the application website:

For applicant registration:
Noon, September 14, 2022 (Japan time).

For revising or uploading application documents and letters of recommendation:
Noon, September 20, 2022 (Japan time).

Start of Employment:
RIKEN expects that the successful applicant will be able to take up this position at the earliest opportunity after April 1, 2023

Contact Information:
For inquiries concerning the research
Dr. Ichio Shimada (Team Leader)
Email: ichio.shimada [at]

For other inquiries:
Research Personnel Affairs Section
Human Resources Division, RIKEN
Email: kjk-desk [at]
Contact by phone is not available.

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