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NIMS Postdoctoral Researcher (MANA Postdoctoral Fellow) 5

Fixed Term : International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA)

2018.04.11 Fixed Term Researcher


Field or Position NIMS Postdoctoral Researcher (MANA Postdoctoral Fellow) (Fixed Term )
Number of People 5
Affiliation International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA) 
Job Summary The International Center for Material Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA) of the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) is now seeking several young researchers with high activity. Successful applicants are expected to involve fundamental research on broad aspects of nanotechnology and nanoscience, pursuing scientific breakthroughs and innovations.

In WPI-MANA, you will work with an eligible host scientist of MANA. You can use most advanced facilities and instruments in MANA and also in NIMS. Please visit to our website for detailed information on the research groups and environments. All management and scientific discussions will be conducted in English in WPI-MANA. An annual salary according to a regulation of NIMS will be offered depending on his/her qualifications and experience.
Qualification All applicants must have obtained a PhD degree within the last ten years.
Starting Date October 1st, 2018 or later
Term Up to 2 years.
(The initial contract term is one year and can be renewed to the next year.)
Work Place National Institute for Materials Science, Namiki-Site (Tsukuba City, Ibaraki)
Work Hours 7 Hours 45 Minutes a Day (Negotiable as the Flex-Time System)
Holiday Saturday, Sunday, and National Holidays in Japan
Salary / Supply According to NIMS regulation (typ. 4.5 million JPY/year). National insurance and commuting allowance are included.
How to Apply Send the following documents in English as electronic files to
mana-postdoc=ml.nims.go.jp (Please change "=" to "@") 
  1. CV with your photo.
  2. List of publications
  3. Application form (download from here)
  4. Appendix (optional)
  5. Attach reprints/preprints of selected publications and other reference material, if any.

(Your personal information will be protected by NIMS privacy policy.)

NOTE: This e-mail address can handle e-mails up to a total size of 7MB.
All accepted applications will be acknowledged by e-mail.
Deadline 15th June 2018
How to Judge Document Screening and a Successive Interview.
Contact to
Dr. Doenni Andreas (Team Leader of Planning & OutreachTeam, WPI-MANA)
International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA).
E-Mail: DOENNI.Andreas=nims.go.jp(Please change "=" to "@")
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0047, JAPAN
TEL.+81-(0)-29-859-2000
FAX.+81-(0)-29-859-2029