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Postdoctoral Researcher 1

Fixed Term : Elements Strategy Initiative Center for Magnetic Materials (ESICMM)

2017.12.04 Fixed Term Researcher


Field or Position Postdoctoral Researcher (Fixed Term )
Number of People 1
Affiliation Elements Strategy Initiative Center for Magnetic Materials (ESICMM) 
Job Summary 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 Curie temperature, and research on the magnetism and stability of iron-based rare-earth compounds. The successful candidate will work in the theory group (GL: Takashi Miyake, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology) of the ESICMM project headed by Satoshi Hirosawa (National Institute for Materials Science).
Qualification The applicant should hold a PhD degree, or should be expecting to obtain one by March 31, 2018. Candidates should have a strong background in condensed-matter physics, as well as a working knowledge on programming skills for simulations.
Starting Date April 1, or later, 2018
Term 1 year (optionally renewable contract, up to March 31, 2022)
Work Place NIMS Sengen(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 According to NIMS regulations
Employer President, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
How to Apply Candidates should send the following by e-mail in Word or pdf format.
  1. CV (with photo)
  2. List of publications
  3. Reprints of three selected papers
  4. Brief summary of past accomplishments
  5. Names and e-mail addresses of two references
*Documents submitted will not be returned.
*Your personal information will be protected by NIMS privacy policy.
Delivery Address Dr. Satoshi Hirosawa
Director-General
Element Science Initiative Center for Magnetic Materials
National Institute for Materials Science
Email: info-esicmm=nims.go.jp (Please change "=" to "@")
Phone: +81-29-851-3354 (Ext. 3725)
1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0047 JAPAN
Deadline Until the position is filled
How to Judge Document screening and interview.
Contact to
Takashi Miyake
Email: MIYAKE.Takashi=nims.go.jp (Please change "=" to "@")