NIMS Postdoctral Researcher 1-2

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

2021.04.14 Fixed Term Researcher

Field or Position NIMS Postdoctral Researcher (Fixed Term)
Number of People 1-2
Affiliation Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials, Interface Computational Science Group 
Research Summary Under the MEXT, JSPS and JST projects in the IFCS group, the successful candidates will address theoretical / computational advanced researches on the battery. The detailed target is DFT-based high-throughput sampling or kinetics researches on crucial reactions at solid/liquid and solid/solid interfaces (ex. dendrite growth, deposition/dissolution, SEI characterization). For more information, please visit our group website: IFCS group website
  1. Receiving a PhD in physics, chemistry or materials science.
  2. Experience of DFT first-principles 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. Good skill of English writing and communication.
Starting Date After 1 June 2021 (negotiable)
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 work system
Holiday Saturdays, Sundays, and National Holidays
Salary / Supply According to NIMS.
About JPY 4.0 - 4.2 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.
Deadline Until the positions are occupied.
How to Judge After the document screening, the candidates will be contacted for interview.
Contact to
Dr. Yoshitaka Tateyama
Group Leader
Interface Computational Science Group, NIMS
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