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NIMS Postdoctoral Researcher 1

Fixed Term: Research Center for Structural Materials, Steel Research Group

2020.07.01 Fixed Term Researcher

Field or Position NIMS Postdoctoral Researcher (Fixed Term)
Number of People 1
Affiliation Research Center for Structural Materials, Steel Research Group 
Job Summary Reserch on hydrogen embrittlement in steels from a microstructural point of view
  • The applicant should (or be expected to) have a Ph.D degree in the field of Materials Science or Mechanical Engineering.
  • It is expected to have sufficient experiences of the following items;
  1. Research on deformation and fracture of metallic materials
  2. Evaluation of mechanical properties and characterization of microstructrue by electron microscopy
  3. Analysis on local deformation behavior (digital image correlation technique, etc.)
  • English language ability for scientific publication and communication
  • Japanese language ability for daily communication
Starting Date September 2020 or later (negotiable)
Term 1 year (renewable up to 5 years with annual evaluation)
Work Place National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Sengen-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 regulation. Commuting allowance and national insurance are also included.
Employer President, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
How to Apply Sending the following documents to SHIBATA.Akinobu=nims.go.jp (Please change "=" to "@")
  1. CV with a photo
  2. List of publications
  3. Brief summary of your research accomplishments (up to 2 pages / A4 size)
  4. PDF files of your selective 3 papers
  5. Name, affiliation, and contact detailes of at least two referees
(Your personal information will be protected by NIMS privacy policy.) 
Deadline Until the position is filled
How to Judge Document screening and interview
Contact to
Dr. Akinobu Shibata
Steel Research Group,
Research Center for Structural Materiasls,
National Institute for Materials Science,
1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0047, Japan
E-mail: SHIBATA.Akinobu=nims.go.jp (Please change "=" to "@")