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Postdoctoral Researcher 1 position available

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

2018.03.09 Fixed Term Researcher


Field or Position Postdoctoral Researcher (Fixed Term )
Number of People 1 position available
Affiliation Materials research by “Information Integration” Initiative (MI^2I), National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) DataScience Group 
Job Summary An Efficient Screening Method by Information Techniques for New Materials Search
Qualification The applicant should (or is expected to) have a Ph.D. degree in the field of science or engineering. We are seeking a postdoctoral researcher who will pursue computational challenges using information techniques, such as sparse modeling, for the development of new materials search. The works will involve computer programing and advanced applications of statistics and machine learning. We especially welcome self-motivated individuals who have analyzed functional materials such as superionic conductors or ferroelectronic materials using first-principles calculations.
Starting Date As soon as possible after April 1st, 2018
Term One year(Extension possible up to 2 years depending on his/her performance)
Work Place Japan Fine Ceramics Center (JFCC) 2-4-1 Mutsuno, Atsuta, Nagoya, 456-8587, Japan
Work Hours 7 hours 45 minutes a day (negotiable as the flex-time system)
Holiday Saturdays, Sundays, and National Holidays
Salary / Supply Followed by NIMS regulations. (National Insurance is included.)
Employer President, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
How to Apply Email or post following items:
  • CV with your photo
  • List of publications
  • Brief summary of your research accomplishments and research plans (2 page / A4 size)
  • Reprints of three selected papers
  • Name, affiliation and contact details of at least two referees
(Your personal information will be protected by NIMS privacy policy.)
Delivery Address Mr. Junchi KASAI
Materials research by “Information Integration” Initiative (MI^2I)
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
E-Mail: KASAI.Junichi=nims.go.jp (Please change "=" to "@")
Deadline As soon as the position is fulfilled.
How to Judge Document screening and a subsequent interview will be organized.
Contact to
Dr. Hiroki MORIWAKE
Materials research by "Information Integration" Initiative (MI^2I)
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
E-Mail: moriwake=jfcc.or.jp(Please change "=" to "@")