Seeking a Part-time technical staff(W611)

Research Field

The research team focuses on the development of new organic polymer materials and their applications to organic electronic devices such as solar cells and transistors. For more details, see our HPs:

Job title and Job description

Part-time (Research assistance, Research support), one person
Task content: Measurement of physical properties of organic materials, and preparation and evaluation of organic thin-film solar cells.


The applicant should hold a bachelors level or higher degree.
Having knowledge in chemistry is preferred.
The applicant should have a visa which is valid for the contract period.

Work location

RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science
Add: 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako-shi, Saitama, Japan 351-0198

Salary and benefits

Hourly wage: 940JPN~1500JPN (Hourly wages will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.)
Commuting allowance: provided (within a pre-determined range.)
Term of contract: Annual contract,Initial term of contract shall be until March 31, 2018
Working hours: within 26 hours/week with daily working hours between 9:00 to 16:50 (Working hours are negotiable. However, daily working hours cannot be shifted for different days.)
Holidays: Saturday and Sundays, Japanese National Holidays, Year-end and New Year (Dec. 29 - Jan 3), and RIKEN Foundation Day (4th Monday in October).
Others: Worker's accident compensation insurance applies. No health insurance. Unemployment insurance applies only when the employee works more than 20 hours/week and is employed for more than 31 days (not applicable to students.) Other provisions are in accordance with RIKEN regulations.

Application and required documents

Please send your CV (in RIKEN format) by Email.


June 30, 2017

Selection process

Selection will be made based on application screening and interviews.

Start of Employment

At the earliest possible time (negotiable)

Send application to

Dr. Keisuke Tajima
Team leader, Emergent Polymer Research Team, RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science (CEMS)
Email: keisuke.tajima[at]
*[at] should be replaced with @.

Contact Information

Inquiries are accepted only through the Email.
Dr. Keisuke Tajima
Email: keisuke.tajima[at]
*[at] should be replaced with @.