Visiting Researcher (copy)

Minimum of JPY 6,500,000 per year, amount depends on experience
November 30 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Other Corporate
Job Type

Application Guidelines


Advanced Technology Research and Development Center,

Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd.



Please find qualifications as follows;

  • Must have a Ph.D. degree.
  • Sufficient Knowledge and research experience of polymeric materials, inorganic materials, functional composites (e.g. insulating materials, heat dissipation materials, adhesive materials) or nano materials are required.



The basic period of stay is one year, but can be extended for a maximum of two years.  If your hope and our needs are met by the end of term of a contract, we will hire you as a regular position after interviews by Hitachi Chemical Head Quarters.


Terms and Conditions

  • Visa support is provided
  • Type of position:   Visiting researcher
  • Salary: Minimum of JPY 6,500,000 per year, amount depends on experience
  • Benefits
    • Rent assistance or dormitory at economical rates
    • Commuting costs assistance
    • Health insurance (including dental and vision) and worker’s compensation
    • Travel expenses for moving in to/out from Japan (including those travel expenses for accompanying family members)


      Work Sites

      Tsukuba, Hitachi, Chikusei (Ibaraki-Prefecture), Matsudo (Chiba-Prefecture), or Fukaya (Saitama-Prefecture).


      Selection Process

      Application documents, interviews



      Your current resume, reprints of your publications, if any, and a recommendation letter (collectively “Application Documents”) should be sent to the Hitachi Chemical R&D center by both e-mail and postal mailing (please find the following addressee). After reviewing the Application Documents* and if there is a vacancy in an appropriate position for the applicant’s expertise, further reviews will be conducted by e-mail correspondence, telephone/teleconference or face-to-face interview.

       * We will not return your Application Documents regardless of the selection result. We will protect the privacy of all applicants’ personal information including the Application Documents, and will not use it except for the recruitment process.



      Advanced Technology R&D center, Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd.

      48 Wadai, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki 300-4247, Japan

      E-mail:,, and

Apply for Visiting Researcher (copy)

Already uploaded your resume? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your Resume must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb

Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your Supplementary Documents must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .txt, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb

4000 characters left

Marketing Communication

We'd love to send you information about Jobs and Services from Science Careers by email.

All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on Science Careers you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.