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NIMS Postdoctoral researcher 1

Fixed Term: Research and Services Division of Materials Data and Integrated System (MaDIS), Energy Materials Design Group

2020.08.07 Fixed Term Researcher

Field or Position NIMS Postdoctoral researcher (Fixed Term)
Number of People 1
Affiliation Research and Services Division of Materials Data and Integrated System (MaDIS), Energy Materials Design Group 
Job Summary The postdoctoral researcher is expected to mainly contribute to the prediction of materials properties based on artificial intelligence (AI) tools directly from microscopy data. She/He will use and/or develop a set of AI tools to automatically and quickly characterize a set of designed materials just by analyzing their raw microscopy data.
  1. Candidates should have a Ph.D. / Engineer degree or expect to receive it by the start of employment.
  2. Candidates with a background in materials science, physics, inorganic chemistry, or computational science with programming skills are eligible.
  3. They would preferably have experience using machine learning/artificial intelligence tools in materials science, physics, chemistry, or computer vision.
  4. Sufficient English language ability for communication with staff and collaborators is mandatory.
Starting Date As early as possible
Term 1 year
Work Place National Institute for Materials Science, Namiki site (Tsukuba City, Ibaraki prefecture, Japan). The institute is located at 50 mins from the Tokyo center by Tsukuba Express (train).
Work Hours 7 hours 45 minutes a day (negotiable through the NIMS 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 Send the following items by email to Dr. Guillaume Lambard (see below) and Dr. Keitaro Sodeyama (see below):
  1. CV with your picture
  2. List of recent/relevant publications including papers, conference talks, link(s) to your GitHub page(s) (optional) when applicable
  3. Brief summary of your research / work accomplishments (1 page / A4 format)
  4. Self-promotion (1 page / A4 format)
  5. Reprints: PDF files of 3 papers maximum when applicable
  6. Names, affiliations and contact details of two referees

(Your personal information will be protected by NIMS privacy policy.)
Delivery Address The following reference
Deadline Until the position is filled
How to Judge Document Screening and Interview.
Contact to
Dr. Guillaume Lambard and Dr. Keitaro Sodeyama
Energy Materials Design Group, Research and Services Division of Materials Data and Integrated System (MaDIS)
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0044
E-Mail: LAMBARD.Guillaume=nims.go.jp(Please change "=" to "@")
E-Mail: SODEYAMA.Keitaro=nims.go.jp(Please change "=" to "@")