NIMS Postdoctral Researcher 1

Fixed Term: Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials, Interface Computational Science Group

2022.03.29 Fixed Term Researcher

Field or Position NIMS Postdoctral Researcher (Fixed Term)
Number of People 1
Affiliation Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials, Interface Computational Science Group 
Research Summary The successful candidate will work on the design and search of high-performance novel solid electrolytes for all-solid-state batteries by employing DFT modelling, high-throughput calculations and machine learning techniques. For more information, please visit our group website: IFCS group website
  1. Receiving a PhD in physics, chemistry or materials science 
  2. Good practical knowledge and experience of DFT modelling and high-throughput calculations (experience on simulating battery materials is highly desirable.)
  3. Good practical knowledge or strong interest in machine learning techniques
  4. Good skills or strong interest in scientific scripting/programming using Python, C++, and/or Fortran
  5. Willing to intensively contribute to the group activity as well as discussion with collaborators
  6. Good skill of English writing and communication
Starting Date July 1, 2022
Term The contract can be renewed every year, based on the performance and a project duration.
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 NIMS regulation and project regulation
Employer President, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
How to Apply
Send the following documents by email
  1. CV with a photo
  2. List of research achievements (ex. original papers, conference proceedings, invited talks, awards, patents, 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 positions are filled.
How to Judge After document screening, candidates will be contacted for interview.
Contact to
Dr. Randy Jalem
Senior Researcher
Interface Computational Science Group
Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials, NIMS
1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba, 305-0044 Japan
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