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(Postponed) 2020 RIKEN R-CCS International HPC Computational Science Internship

2020 RIKEN R-CCS International HPC Computational Science Internship

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Advisory
Due to the uncertainty associated with the novel coronavirus outbreak, RIKEN R-CCS has decided to make changes to the Internship program.
The start date of our internship should be in September or later. For more details, please contact Intern hosting desk, RIKEN R-CCS.


RIKEN Center for Computational Science (R-CCS) has hosted an international internship program. This internship program will foster researchers dedicated to HPC (High Performance Computer) technology and computational science, with the aim to orient them to R&D in leading-edge computational science, by providing them with the opportunity to work in R-CCS research teams where they will gain a better understanding of computational science technology.

1. Sponsor
RIKEN R-CCS

2. Internship period
Applicants and hosting research teams may set appropriate periods by mutual agreement for the internship duration, up to 90 days between May and October, 2020.

3. Workplace
Hosting research team’s laboratory or common use space basically at RIKEN R-CCS in Kobe, JAPAN

4. Qualification
Applicants must belong to overseas universities or institutions whose head or the delegated person can issue a formal letter of request on behalf of applicants (Ph.D program). When Postdoctoral Fellows in other institutes wish to apply for the program, please contact us individually.

5. Number to be admitted
Approximately 5

6. Promotion for the program
The internship program was advertised at the SC19 Student/Postdoc Job Fair held on Wednesday, November 20, 10:00am to 3:00pm. in the Colorado Convention Center, Four Seasons Ballroom 1-2.

7. Program details
Details are subject to guidelines determined by the hosting research team.

8. Working hours
Interns must work on every RIKEN working day during internship period.
Daily schedule: 9:00 to 17:20 (Lunch break: 12:00 to 12:50)

9. Screening
Document screening will be carried out after the deadline for this call.

10. Application procedures and deadline
Application documents described below must be submitted in advance to r-ccs-internship[at]ml.riken.jp by Sunday, February 9, 2020.
*Please change [at] to @ when sending email

- Registration form -RIKEN format-
- The reason why you have applied -Free format-
(Please specify your preferred research field or the name of the research team on the list below you wish to join, as well as your internship period preference.)
- Research achievement -Free format-

Note: Handling of personal information
Personal information will only be used for notices from RIKIEN regarding changes in the schedule, reference materials, and the collecting data for the workshop. No personal information will be handled or used in any way that would identify the individual concerned.
Personal Information Protection Regulations

11. Expenses and allowance

Compensation given to interns based on the RIKEN Rules for Interns
Travel expenses Compensation will be provided for actual travel expenses between the intern’s university and location of the hosting research team for one round trip only.
Commuting expenses Compensation will be provided for actual daily commuting fares between the intern’s lodging and R-CCS for the number of working days on a monthly basis up to a maximum of 45,000 yen per month.
Lodging expenses R-CCS will provide accommodation for the interns. If you use other accommodation, compensation will be provided for actual lodging expenses from the day before the start day to the final day of the internship up to a maximum of 3,500 yen per day.
Living expenses Compensation of 3,000 yen per day for the number of working days from the start day to the final day of the internship.
Internship allowance Not paid

Note: You will not be paid remuneration from RIKEN during the internship.

Intern hosting desk
RIKEN R-CCS
7-1-26 Minatojima-minamimachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo, 650-0047 Japan
Email: r-ccs-internship[at]ml.riken.jp*
*Please change [at] to @ when sending email