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2019.08.09 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA), Smart Polymer Group

Applicant should (or is expected to) have a Ph.D. degree in the field of materials science. Skills in chemical synthesis and biological evaluations are mandatory. Applicant should have a sufficient communication skill both in Japanese and English.Development of polymeric materials for anti-inflammat...


2019.08.09 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA), Photonics Nano-Engineering Group

A post doc position for the fabrication and characterization of solar or thermal energy materials, such as photothermal converters, photochemical or photothermal nano materaials, as well as infrared devices. Experiences on high-level nanomaterials synthesis, surface science, analytical chemisry, lit...


2019.08.09 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

International Center for Materials Nanoarchitechtonics (WPI-MANA), Quantum device engineering group

Research on new organic thin-film transistors, based on thin film growth by vacuum deposition technique and an evaluation of change-transport properties


2019.08.08 Fixed Term Researcher

Engineering

Research Center for Functional Materials

Control of portable nanosensor array applications, device function and integration in smartphones for monitoring environments.Built-in sensor nanodevice for the applications controlled by the IoT and develop MEMS components.


2019.08.01 Fixed Term Researcher

2019.07.16 Fixed Term Researcher

Research Assistant

Research Center for Structural Materials

The scope of this job requires research support to carry out experimental work, data acquisition and analysis. There will be some travelling involved related for business trips to conduct outdoor experiments.


2019.07.16 Fixed Term Researcher

Scientific journal editorial work

Publishing Team, Materials Data Platform Center (DPFC), Research and Services Division of Materials Data and Integrated System (MaDIS)

The peer-reviewed journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials is published with the support of NIMS. We recruits an editorial coordinator who supports and assists the editorial work for the journal. Editorial Coordination Operation of the reviewing web system (support for authors, rev...


2019.07.10 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

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

Theoretical study on novel topological phenomena, topological materials and nanophotonics. The position is supported by the CREST Topology project (JST).


2019.07.09 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

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

Processing and magnetic and structural characterizations of permanent magnets


2019.07.01 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Center for Magnetic and Spintronic Materials, Spin Physics Group

A post doc position for the fundamental research in oxide materials aimed for spintronics applications. Main work is to fabricate thin films and characterize electric, magnetic, and dielectric properties. Background on oxide thin film growth is required. 


2019.06.18 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Center for Functional Sensor & Actuator, Molecular Design and Function Group

Research on soft actuator


2019.06.18 Fixed Term Engineer

Outreach Staff / Science Communicator

International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA)

The International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA) has been established within the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) as the world's top-level research center under the World Premier International Research Center Initiative (WPI Program) of the Ministry of Education, C...


2019.06.17 Fixed Term Researcher

Research Assistant

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

Characterization of next generation secondary battery electrodes using Raman spectroscopy


2019.06.14 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Cryogenic Center for Liquid Hydrogen and Materials Science, Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials, Hydrogen Materials Engineering Group

Materials development research on hydrogen gas barrier and heat transfer performance improvement by surface modification and coating of magnetic refrigerants


2019.06.12 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, Nanoionic Devices Group

Synthesis and evaluation of ion conducting materials (electrolyte)


2019.06.10 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Center for Magnetic and Spintronic Materials, Magnetic Materials Group

A post doc position for the fundamental research in Spin caloritronics aimed for developing magnetic materials showing large Nernst effect and investigating underlying physics. Main work is to fabricate magnetic thin film/bulk samples and characterize their magnetic properties, electric and heat tra...


2019.06.07 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

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

A post-doc position on magnetic recording material research. A successful candidate is expected to pursue research works on the development of material systems enabling highly efficient current induced spin-orbit torque switching, optical and microwave assisted switching. Demonstration of magnetizat...


2019.05.20 Fixed Term Researcher

NIMS Postdoctoral Researcher

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

A post-doc position on the microstructure analysis of metallic materials. A successful applicant will be expected to pursue research works on the microstructure analysis of various meatallic materials such as Fe-, Al- and Ni-based alloys as well as magnetic materials via the use of advanced instrume...


2019.05.20 Fixed Term Researcher

NIMS Postdoctoral Researcher

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

A post-doc position on magnesium alloy research. A successful applicant is be expected to pursue research works on the development of bake-hardenable wrought magnesium alloys with excellent room temperature formability and high strength and as well as fundamental studies on the precipitation hardeni...


2019.05.16 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, Nanoionic Devices Group

Fabrication and evaluation of lithium ion conducting solid electrolyte thin films


2019.04.24 Fixed Term Researcher

Research Assistant

Center for Green Research on Environmental Materials, Interface Computational Science Group

 To assist/support in the R&D tasks of Interface Computational Science Group.  Specifically, To perform calculations using material simulation software (e.g., VASP). With the use of scripting, to perform and support for data procesing and data organizing tasks for material simula...


2019.04.09 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctral Researcher

Research Center for Structural Materials , Design and Producing Field, Corrosion Resistant Alloy Group

characterization of microstructures and properties in high-entropy alloys.


2019.02.28 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher (Synchrotron X-ray charaterizaiton: XAFS, XPS, XRD etc.)

Research Center for Advanced Measurement and Characterization, Synchrotron X-ray Group

Analysis of electronic and nanometer-scale structures of metal alloy nanoparticles using advanced synchrotron techniques such as XAFS, hard X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, and total x-ray scattering at SPring-8. Collavorative researches related to a JST-ACCEL project.  


2019.01.28 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA), Mechanobiology Group

Development of polymeric and inorganic hybrid materials for cosmetic applications. The work will involve organic synthesis, inorganic synthesis, and characterizations of cosmetic materials using rheological, spectroscopic, microscopic, colorimetric methods etc.


2019.01.21 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Center for Structural Materials, Bonding and Manufacturing Field, Welding and Joining Technology Group

Development of high reliability technology of Ni based super alloy structures produced by local melting / solidification processes (mainly welding and powder based additive manufacturing processes) Investigation of crack generation mechanism and prevention method of materials in local melting...


2019.01.01 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Center for Structural Materials, High Strength Materials Group

Multiscale modeling of structural materials for process-oriented material design


2018.12.25 Fixed Term Researcher

NIMS Postdoctral Researcher

Center for Green Research on Environmental Materials (GREEN), Interface Computational Science (IFCS) Group

Under the profects on high-performance computing, battery and catalysis, by MEXT, JST and JSPS, the successful candidates will address computational studies on the mechanisms of interacial chemical reactions and the interface design in the battery and catalyst fields.  If necessary, the methodo...


2018.10.09 Fixed Term Engineer

Engineer (Contract)

Research Center for Structural Materials, Superalloys and High Temperature Materials Group

Aerogel synthesis and characterization Data analysis and word processing


2018.08.06 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher (Fixed Term)

Research and Services Division of Materials Data and Integrated System (MaDIS), Data-driven polymer Design Group

Preparation and characterization of adhesive materials.


2018.08.01 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Center for Functional Sensor & Actuator, Molecular Design and Function Group

Research on soft actuator


2018.07.27 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Center for Structural Materials, Superalloys and High-Temperature Materials Group

Evaluation of microstructure and mechanical properties of Ni-base superalloy and high-temperature materials


2018.07.20 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA)

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 s...


2018.03.19 Fixed Term Researcher

Research Assistant

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

Machine learning applied to the search for new functional materialsfor the conversion of energy, including first-principles calculations


2018.03.09 Fixed Term Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Materials research by “Information Integration” Initiative (MI^2I), National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) DataScience Group

An Efficient Screening Method by Information Techniques for New Materials Search


2018.02.16 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


2018.02.05 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.


2018.01.26 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...


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...


2017.08.29 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...


2017.06.22 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...


2017.03.02 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...



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