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2018.02.17 NEW Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Center for Magnetic and Spintronic Materials, Magnetic Materials Group

A postdoc position for development of ultra-high sensitive magnetic sensors using tunnel magnetoresistance and giant magnetoresistance devices. The experimental work includes thin film deposition by sputtering, device microfabrication by lithography, magnetic sensor characterizations especially nois...


2018.02.17 NEW Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Center for Functional Materials, Fine Particles Engineering Group

Development of new types of inorganic-organic hybrid nanocomposite materials. Main work is to synthesize nanocomposite particles and thin films based on octahedral metal clusters and characterize their optical, electric and photocatalytic properties. Background on materials processing, especially po...


2018.02.16 NEW Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Battery Materials Group, Materials research by “Information Integration” Initiative (MI^2I), Materials Data and Integrated System(MaDIS)

First-principles study of new battery electrolyte materials


2018.02.16 NEW Fixed Term Researcher

NIMS Engineer, Publisher

Materials Data Platform Center, Research and Services Division of Materials Data and Integrated System

National Institute for Materials Science has a publishing team, to devote open science forum for researchers via an online open access English language journal, Science and Technology of Advanced Materials (STAM) and NIMS Monographs (http://www.springer.com/series/11599?detailsPage=titles). We are s...


2018.02.15 Fixed Term Researcher

NIMS Special Researcher

SIP-MI laboratory

Fixed-term researcher position in the image analyses of structural materials by applying machine learning techniques.A person holding PhD who: has research experiences in the applications of machine learning techniques for microstructure analyses. has strong interests in study of machine learn...


2018.02.05 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Materials research by “Information Integration” Initiative (MI^2I) , Materials Data and Integrated System(MaDIS), Data Science Group

Development of new materials by data driven approaches. Develop data analytic methods and recommendation systems for exploring new functional compounds.


2018.02.02 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Center for Magnetic and Spintronic Materials, Magnetic Materials Group

A post doc position for the fundamental research aimed for developing new type of heat current sensor using magnetic material. Main work is to fabricate magnetic thin films and characterize their magnetic properties, electric and heat transport properties and thermoelectric properties. Background on...


2018.02.02 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

High Strength Materials Group, Transportation Machinery Materials Field, Research Center for Structural Materials

Microstructural and mechanical characterization of metallic materials including steels.


2018.01.26 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Center for Magnetic and Spintronic Materials, Magnetic Materials Analysis Group

Structural characterizations of semiconductor devices


2018.01.26 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials, Interfacial Energy Conversion Group

For the project of Advanced Research and Development Programs for Medical Innovation (Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development), titled “Tracking intercellular electrochemical interaction in human bacterial flora by gene expression mapping method”, we study microbial interaction...


2018.01.19 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Center for Magnetic and Spintronic Materials, Magnetic Materials Group

Materials search, processing, magnetocaloric effect measurements, and structural characterizations of magnetocaloric compounds


2018.01.12 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

International Center for Materials and Nanoarchitechtonics (MANA), Functional Nanosheets Group

Synthesis and applications of 2D materials


2018.01.11 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Materials research by “Information Integration” Initiative (MI^2I), Magnet Materials Group

Development of strong permanent magnet. Develop a deta-scientific method for new materials search, and explore a new strong magnet compound.


2018.01.10 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Center for Magnetic and Spintronic Materials

Processing and magnetic and structural characterizations of rare earth permanent magnets


2018.01.09 Fixed Term Researcher

NIMS Postdoctral Researcher "post-K computer"

NIMS (Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials) / Tohoku University

(1) Multi-scale simulations of interfacial chemical reactions on the K computer and (2) development of a state-space search method based on datascience as well as mathematics for efficient search of reactions and materials on the "post-K" computer.    This project is under the su...


2017.12.18 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Center for Magnetic and Spintronic Materials, Magnetic Materials Group

A post doc position for the fabrication and characterization of magnetic thin films for magnetoresistive sensor devices especially CPP-GMR devices with Heusler alloys.


2017.12.18 Fixed Term Researcher

NIMS Postdoctral Researcher

Center for Green Research on Environmental Materials (GREEN) or Center for Materials research by Information Integration (CMI2)

Under the projects on high-performance computing, battery and catalysis, the successful candidates will address computational studies on the mechanisms and the design of interfacial chemical reactions in batteries and catalysts.  If necessary, the methodology developments will be also conducted...


2017.12.04 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Elements Strategy Initiative Center for Magnetic Materials (ESICMM)

The successful candidate will theoretically study permanent magnets using first-principles calculation combined with a data-scientific approach. The main subjects are exploration of new strong magnet compounds having high saturation magnetization, high magnetocrystalline anisotropy energy and high C...


2017.11.30 Fixed Term Researcher

NIMS Postdoctral Researcher

Materials Data Platform Center (DPFC)

Development of advanced fabrication techniques of materials database, and basic research for their practical use


2017.11.28 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Elements Strategy Initiative Center for Magnetic Materials (ESICMM)

Elucidation of the coercivity mechanism by employing statistical physical approaches. The coercivity mechanism, closely related to the relaxation process from metastable states at finite temperatures, is a very important subject in non-equilibrium science. Theoretical research on permanent magnets h...


2017.11.24 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Materials-Open Platform (MOP) Materials Informatics (MI) Laboratory, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)

Developments of machine learning algorithms and software for materials researchers


2017.11.22 Fixed Term Engineer

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Center for Structural Materials (RCMS), Surface and Interface Kinetics Group

Microstructural investigations of metals and alloys by electon microscopes (SEM/TEM/EDS/EELS)


2017.11.15 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Amano-Koide Collaborative Research Lab. in Research Network and Facility Services Divisions

Crystallographic, electrical, and optical characterization and analysis for GaN-based epi/wafer crystals and energy-saving device should be carried out under a government project for development of next-generation semiconductor devices for realizing low-carbon society, which is sponsored by the Mini...


2017.11.07 Fixed Term Researcher

NIMS Postdoctoral Researcher

International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), Nano Functionality Integration Group

The successful candidate will work on on-surface chemistry with high-resolution atomic force microscope/scanning tunneling microscope system, operating in ultra-high vacuum at low temperature.


2017.08.29 Fixed Term Researcher

Researcher for development of services using graph structure analysis NIMS special researcher or post-doctoral fellow

Materials Data Platform Center Research and Services Division of Materials Data and Integrated System, Repository Group

Materials Data Platform Center is recruiting an engineer who will contribute to the materials database construction, data management and data analysis for the data platform. We welcome a person who has skills in Development of a chemical compound search tool using spectral graph theory or other g...


2017.08.24 Fixed Term Researcher

NIMS Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Center for Structural Materials Transportation Machinery Materials Field, Adhesive Materials Group

Research on phase transformation and defect structure of alloys in transmission electron microscope.


2017.07.14 Fixed Term Researcher

NIMS Postdoctoral Researcher

MANA, Nano-Theory Field, First-Principles Simulation Group

The successful candidate will work on development of large-scale DFT calculation methods and the implementation of the new methods to our linear-scaling DFT code, jointly developed in our group and University College London. The candidate is also expected to use/develop machine learning techniques i...


2017.06.22 Fixed Term Researcher

IT engineer for data protection or data link (NIMS engineer or post-doctoral fellow (Fixed Term))

Materials Data Platform Center Research and Services Division of Materials Data and Integrated System

Materials Data Platform Center recruits an engineer who contributes to the materials database construction, data management and data analysis for the data‐platform with high‐usability and safe operation for the open platform to accelerate materials science. We welcome the person who has skills on &n...


2017.04.26 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA), Nano-System Theoretical Physics Group

theoretical study on topological phenomena and novel quantum functionality in materials and nano systems


2017.04.19 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

GREEN, Metal Negative Electrodes Group

Research and development of next-generation rechargeable batteries collaborating with private company Electrochemical evaluation of new electrolytes Interface analysis of electrode/electrolyte by spectroscopic technique


2017.04.17 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Center for Functional Materials

Either of the following two research subjects regarding “Flammable Gas Recovery Technology for Oil and Gas Production of JST-ALCA (Nov 2016 – Mar 2021): (1) Separation of colloidal oil in produced water or (2) Purification of flammable gases using mesoporous polymer adsorbents


2017.04.02 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

MANA, Materials Property Theory Group

Job Summary: The successful candidate will be expected to work in close contact with project members on one of the following research themes:a) Theory of strongly correlated electrons and/or quantum   spin systems. (Mott transition, quantum spin liquids and superconductivity, chiefly based...


2017.03.03 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Center for Structural Materials, High Strength Materials Group

Multiscale modeling of structural materials from microscopic heterogeneity to bulk property


2017.03.02 Fixed Term Researcher

Posdoc researcher

Transmission Electron Microscopy Station

 “Development of real-working environment in-situ TEM/STEM system and their application researches”Mission of our group are as follows; research and development of TEM technology, support of research concerning TEM, and shared-use of TEM facility. In this project, we aims at develop...


2017.01.24 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Center for Functional Materials

This position is for research and development of high performance glasses and ceramics. In particular, this position is to obtain fundamental data for materials behavior, such as deformation behavior at high temperature, by microscopic spectroscopy and thermal analyses.


2016.11.07 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctral Reseacher

Research Center for Structural Materials, adhesive materials group

Preparation and characterization of biomimetic adhesive materials.


2016.11.01 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials, Interfacial Energy Conversion Group

Study for microbial interactions in microbial flora. Logical and quantitative analysis on microscopic image of biofilm sections. Construction of gene-disrupted mutant, FISH staining.


2016.10.07 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher(Fixed Term)

Research Center for Structural Materials Transportation Machinery Materials Field, Adhesive Materials Group

Preparation and characterization of adhesive materials.



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