Postdoctral Researcher 1

Fixed Term: Research Center for Macromolecules and Biomaterials, Electrochemical Nano-Bio Group

Field or Position Postdoctral Researcher (Fixed Term)
Number of People 1
Affiliation Research Center for Macromolecules and Biomaterials, Electrochemical Nano-Bio Group 
Research Summary Elucidation of bioelectron transfer mechanisms through electrochemical experiments using microorganisms

Duties are subject to change within the scope of the Employee’s position.
  • Candidates should have a PhD or expect to receive the degree by the start of the employment.
  • Experience in research using electrochemistry and microbiology with strong analytical background preferred.
  • Sufficient English language ability for communication with staff and collaborators.
Starting Date July,2024 or Later (negotiable)
Term one year (renewable with annual evaluation)

・Renewal of the contract will be determined based on work performance, work attitude, progress of the work engaged in, workload at the end of the contract period, budget situation, and other factors.
・The maximum employment period shall not exceed five (5) years. This may be subject to change because of amendments to the Working Regulations.
Work Place National Institute for Materials Science, Namiki-Site (Tsukuba City, Ibaraki)
The scope of the change of place of work shall be limited to each of the Employer’s site, as well as other locations separately approved by the Employer.
Work Hours 7 hours 45 minutes a day (negotiable as the flex-time system)
Holiday Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, New Year Holidays, annual paid leave and other holidays as stipulated in the Working Regulations.
Salary / Supply
Monthly salary 317,570 yen ~ (To be determined in accordance with the Salary Regulations for Fixed Term Employees)
*Fixed overtime pay included in monthly salary (Article 10, item 3 of the Salary Regulations for Fixed Term Employees)
Trial Period 2 months from the start date of employment
Insurance Health insurance (MEXT Mutual Aid Association), Welfare Pension Insurance, Employment Insurance and Worker’s Accident Compensation Insurance. You will be automatically enrolled in these insurances when working conditions meet the requirements.
Employer President, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
How to Apply Send the following items by email:
  1. NIMS-CV with Your Photo
  2. List of Publications Including Papers and Invited Talks
  3. Brief Summary of Your Research Accomplishments (1 Page / A4 Size)
  4. Self-Promotion (1 Page / A4 Size)
  5. Reprints: PDF files of 3 Papers
  6. Name, Affiliation and Contact Details of Two Referees
* Your personal information will be protected by NIMS privacy policy.
* Application documents will not be returned.
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
Electrochemical nanobiotechnology group
Research Center for Macromolecules and Biomaterials
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0044, Japan
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