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Fixed Term : MANA, Materials Property Theory Group

2017.04.02 Fixed Term Researcher


Field or Position Postdoctoral Researcher (Fixed Term )
Number of People 1名
Affiliation MANA, Materials Property Theory Group 
Job Summary

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 on model Hamiltonians. )
b) Theoretical modeling of multiferroics.(Based mainly on first principle calculations.)
c) Nanoscale study based on statistical mechanics on
 1) critical behavior of systems with long-ranged interaction 
 2) dynamical properties of permanent magnets.
d) Quantum effects in topological phases of matter (Transport properties of topological insulators and Weyl/Dirac semimetals, symmetry-protected topological phases in quantum spin systems/cold atoms.)

For information pertaining to further activities/members associated with our project, please consult the website
http://www.nims.go.jp/eng/research/group/material-properties/

Qualification Ph.D. or equivalent degree, and a strong background in theoretical condensed matter physics or theoretical/computational materials science.
Starting Date As early as possible following conclusion of search.
Term 12 months. Subject to extension upon evaluation and budget availability.
Work Place National Institute for Materials Science, Namiki campus
Work Hours Discretionary labor system
Holiday Saturday, Sunday, and National Holidays
Salary / Supply Determined according to NIMS regulations, with an annual salary in the range of 4.0-5.0 million JPY, on basis of age, career and achievements.
How to Apply Applicants should send the following by e-mail in either Word or pdf format no later than March 6 th, 2017. 

 1.CV (with photo)
 2.List of publications
 3. One-page summary of your research interest in relation to one of the subjects (a-d) conducted within the project.
 4.Names and e-mail addresses of two references

*Your personal information will be protected by NIMS privacy policy and will be used solely for the purpose of evaluation in the present search.
Delivery Address Dr. Akihiro Tanaka
Materials Property Theory Group, MANA,
National Institute for Materials Science
E-Mail:TANAKA.Akihiro=nims.go.jp (Please change "=" to "@")
Deadline Please apply no later than Mar.6.
How to Judge Candidates will be contacted for interview following an initial screening based on documents.
Contact to
Dr. Akihiro Tanaka
Materials Property Theory Group, MANA,
National Institute for Materials Science
E-Mail: TANAKA.Akihiro=nims.go.jp(Please change "=" to "@")
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