Postdoctoral Researcher 1 position available

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

Field or Position Postdoctoral Researcher (Fixed Term)
Number of People 1 position available
Affiliation Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), Functional Nanomaterials Group  
Research Summary Development of carbon nanotube (CNT) based nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) and sensors, such as:
  1. growth and fabrication of CNT NEMS devices.
  2. characterization, manipulation and measurements by in situ TEM.
  3. applications of CNT NEMS sensors for mass and force detection.
Duties are subject to change within the scope of the Employee’s position.
  • Ph.D. in materials science, electronics or applied physics.
  • Research experience in CNTs or nanodevices is preferred.
Starting Date April 1st 2024 or after
Term 1 Year

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 three (3) 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 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:
  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.)
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
TANG, Daiming
Functonal Nanomaterials 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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