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NIMS Postdoctral Researcher 2

Fixed Term : Center for Green Research on Environmental Materials (GREEN), Interface Computational Science (IFCS) Group

2018.12.25 Fixed Term Researcher

Field or Position NIMS Postdoctral Researcher (Fixed Term )
Number of People 2
Affiliation Center for Green Research on Environmental Materials (GREEN), Interface Computational Science (IFCS) Group 
Job Summary Under the profects on high-performance computing, battery and catalysis, by MEXT, JST and JSPS, the successful candidates will address computational studies on the mechanisms of interacial chemical reactions and the interface design in the battery and catalyst fields.  If necessary, the methodology developments will be also conducted.  Possible detailed topics are superconcentrated electrolyte, SEI film, electrochemical window, interfacial redox reactions, electrocatalysis, etc.

For the research detail in this group, please visit the following webpage: https://www.nims.go.jp/group/nscs/advertisement.html
  1. Receiving a PhD in physics, chemistry or materials science.
  2. Experience of DFT first-principles calculations or classical molecular dynamics calculations.
  3. Knowledge of Fortran and/or Python.
  4. Willing to intensively contribute to the group activity as well as discussion with the collaborators.
  5. Excellent English writing and communication skill.
Starting Date After 1 April 2019 (negotiable)
Term Until 31 March 2020 for the first round (renewable depending on the performance)
Work Place Namiki Site, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
Work Hours Discretionary labor system
Holiday Saturdays, Sundays, and National Holidays
Salary / Supply According to the NIMS regulation
About JPY 4.0 - 4.5 million of basic annual salary
Employer President, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
How to Apply Send the application documents by email to Dr. Y. Tateyama (see below)
  1. CV with a photo
  2. List of research achievements (ex. original papers, conference proceedings, invited talks, awards, patents, prizes, etc.)
  3. Brief summary of your research accomplishments up to 2 pages
  4. PDF files of two main papers
  5. Names and e-mail addresses of two referees
Your personal information will be protected by NIMS privacy policy.
Application documents will not be returned.
Delivery Address E-mail to "Contact" below.
Deadline Until the position is filled.
How to Judge After document screening, candidates will be contacted for interview.
Contact to
Dr. Yoshitaka Tateyama
Group Leader, Interface Computational Science Group, Center for Green Research on Environmental Materials, NIMS
E-Mail: TATEYAMA.Yoshitaka=nims.go.jp(Please change "=" to "@")