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Fixed Term : Research Center for Advanced Measurement and Characterization, Surface Physics and Characterization Group

2019.04.08 Fixed Term Researcher


Field or Position Postdoctoral Researcher (Fixed Term )
Number of People 1 position available
Affiliation Research Center for Advanced Measurement and Characterization, Surface Physics and Characterization Group 
Job Summary Hydrogen measurement with operando- hydrogen-microscope and analysis of the data.
Design, arrangement and operation of ultra-high vacuum equipment for the microscope.
Qualification The applicant should (or is expected to) have a Ph.D. degree in the field of science or engineering.

We are seeking a person who has some knowledge and experience in following keywords; surface physics, surface reaction, vacuum science, vacuum equipment design, computational science, or material development with hydrogen.
It's better if a person who has some degree of programming experience with Labview or similar software.

We welcome a motivated researcher who can actively discuss. We also welcome a person who collaborates with researchers and engineers from companies, universities and domestic research institutes involved in research activities.
Japanese speaking person is desirable, to contact people other than researchers (ex.; students, secretaries, and Japanese visitors)
Starting Date As soon as possible after May 1st, 2019
Term 1 year (Possibly up to 3 years)
Work Place Sengen Site, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
Work Hours 7 hours 45minutes (08:30-17:15) a day (negotiable as the flex-time system).
Holiday Saturdays, Sundays, and National Holidays
Salary / Supply Followed by NIMS regulations. Commuting allowance and national insurance are also included.
Employer President, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
How to Apply Send the following by e-mail
  • CV with your photo
  • Brief summary of your research accomplishments (up to 3 pages)
  • List of publications
  • Names and addresses of at least 2 referees
  • List of recommender (one or more)
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. Akiko Itakura
Group Leader, Surface Physics and Characterization Group
Research Center for Advanced Measurement and Characterization
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
E-Mail: ITAKURA.Akiko=nims.go.jp(Please change "=" to "@")