Postdoctoral Researcher 1 position available

Fixed Term: Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), Frontier Molecules Group

Field or Position Postdoctoral Researcher (Fixed Term)
Number of People 1 position available
Affiliation Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), Frontier Molecules Group 
Research Summary
  • The postdoctoral researcher is expected to mainly contribute to design and synthesis of new NIR-light responsive compounds.
  • He/she will develop functional soft and/or polymer materials related to circular economy.
  • This position is supported by SIP.
  • Environmental Restoration and Conservation Agency, ERCA (Open in a new window)
  • Ph.D. (or candidate) in materials chemistry, polymer materials, or related research field with good experience in synthesis of π-conjugated molecules and characterization of organic/polymer materials.
  • Sufficient English language ability for communication with staff and collaborators. 
Starting Date April 1st 2024 or after
Term March 31st 2025
(Possibly up to 5 Years with Annual Evaluation; Depending on Budget Condition)
Work Place National Institute for Materials Science, Namiki-Site (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 Supply followed by NIMS regulations.
Commuting allowance and national insurance will also be covered.
Trial Period We set a probationary period
Insurance Health insurance (MEXT Mutual Aid Association), Welfare Pension Insurance, Employment Insurance and Workers’ 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: 
  • CV with Your Photo
  • List of Publications Including Papers and Presentations at the Conference
  • Brief Summary of Your Research Accomplishments (1 Page / A4 Size)
  • Self-Promotion (1 Page / A4 Size)
  • Reprints: PDF files of 3 Papers
  • Name, Affiliation, Contact e-mail, 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
Frontier Molecules Group
Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA)
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0044, Japan
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