Postdoctoral Researcher 1 position available

Fixed Term: Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), Quantum Materials Simulation Group

Field or Position Postdoctoral Researcher (Fixed Term)
Number of People 1 position available
Affiliation Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), Quantum Materials Simulation Group 
Research Summary Theoretical study of complex nano-scale materials (Si, Ge, GaN, ..)  using large-scale DFT and machine-learning techniques
  • Candidates should have a PhD or expect to receive the dgree by the start of the employment.
  • Experiences with DFT studies and supercomputers are preferred.
Starting Date As early as possible
Term 1 Year (renewable with annual evaluation, possibly up to 3 years.)
Work Place National Institute for Materials Science, Namiki-Site (Tsukuba City, Ibaraki)
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. CV with Your Photo
  2. List of Publications Including Papers and Invited Talks
  3. Brief Summary of Your Research Accomplishments (2 Page / A4 Size)
  4. Experience with DFT techniques and supercomputers (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 a qualified candidate is found.
How to Judge After document screening, short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Contact to
Tsuyoshi Miyazaki
Quantum Mateirals Simultaion 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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