Postdoctoral Researcher 1 position available

Fixed Term: Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), Functional Chromophores Group

Field or Position Postdoctoral Researcher (Fixed Term)
Number of People 1 position available
Affiliation Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), Functional Chromophores Group 
Research Summary
  • The Yamauchi Materials Space Tectonics JST-ERATO project invite applications for one postdoctoral researcher in the fields of Additive Manufacturing, Supramolecular Chemistry, and/or Electrochemistry.
  • The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary and multinational team of organic/physical chemists and material scientists with full access to advanced research facilities at NIMS (Japan) and JST-ERATO-based tools at The University of Queensland (Australia), Waseda and Nagoya University (Japan). The project involves leveraging self-assembly at all length scales to create a new class of conductive porous materials for applications in energy generation/storage and as structural materials.
  • Ph.D. in Physics, Material Science, Engineering or related field in the last 5-years.
  • Candidate is independent but can work in a team and has the patience and ability to explain complex ideas in English to colleagues with a range of backgrounds. 
  • The candidate should be ambitious and have the drive to create original ideas that lead to top-level research. We are particularly interested in candidates with some practical background in 3D printing and additive manufacturing.
Starting Date April 1st 2024 or after
Term 1 Year(Possibly up to 3 Years with Annual Evaluation)
Work Place National Institute for Materials Science, Namiki-Site (Tsukuba City, Ibaraki)
Work Hours 7 hrs 45 min 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.
Employer President, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
How to Apply
  1. 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
*Submitted documents will not be returned.
*Personal information will be used or disclosed only for the purposes of screening.
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
Joel Henzie
Functional Chromophores 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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