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Postdoctoral Researcher 1 or 2 positions available

Fixed Term : International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA)

2018.07.20 Fixed Term Researcher


Field or Position Postdoctoral Researcher (Fixed Term )
Number of People 1 or 2 positions available
Affiliation International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA) 
Job Summary A study on electrochemical sensors that detect bacteria and biological particles that contribute to medical care and agriculture. Interdisciplinary research using electrochemistry, bacteriology, material chemistry. Development and research contents of microbial fuel cells are close. We improve the sensor sensitivity by controlling the interfacial interaction between bacteria and biological particles and electrodes.
Qualification Applicants should have or are expected to receive a Ph.D. degree in the field of chemistry or related area.
Starting Date October 1st 2018 or earlier (negotiable)
Term One year (renewal is possible depending on an evaluation until March 31st 2023)
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
Salary / Supply Supply followed by NIMS regulations. Commuting allowance and national insurance will also be covered.
How to Apply Email or post following items:
  1. CV with your photo
  2. Brief summary of your research accomplishments (up to 3 pages)
  3. List of publications
  4. Brief summary of your Ph.D. thesis up to 3 pages
  5. Name and addresses of at least two referees. Reprints: PDF files of no more than 3 papers
  6. Name, affiliation and contact details of at least two referees
(Your personal information will be protected by NIMS privacy policy.)
Delivery Address The contact address below
Deadline Until qualified candidate is found.
How to Judge After document screening, short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Contact to
Dr. Akihiro Okamoto
Independent Scientist
International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA)
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0044, Japan
E-Mail: OKAMOTO.akihiro=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