Postdoctoral Researcher 1~3

Fixed Term: Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), Thermal Energy Materials Group

Field or Position Postdoctoral Researcher (Fixed Term)
Number of People 1~3
Affiliation Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), Thermal Energy Materials Group 
Research Summary Experimental research on thermoelectric properties of inorganic compounds and/or TEG module development

Duties are subject to change within the scope of the Employee’s position.
Qualification The applicant should (or is expected to) have a Ph.D. degree in the field of material science or physics.
We are looking for a highly motivated researcher with good skills of synthesis & processing of inorganic, intermetallic compounds, or hybrid materials, expertise in thermoelectric and thermal measurements and data analysis and/or having experience in TEG module development.
Starting Date As soon as possible after April 1st, 2024
Term 1 Year

Renewal of the contract will be determined based on work performance, work attitude, progress of the work engaged in, workload at the end of the contract period, budget situation, and other factors. The maximum employment period shall not exceed five (5) years. This may be subject to change because of amendments to the Working Regulations.
Work Place National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba

The scope of the change of place of work shall be limited to each of the Employer’s site, as well as other locations separately approved by the Employer.
Work Hours 7 hours 45 minutes a day, 5 days a week (discretionary work system, in which case deemed working hours are 8 hours 15 minutes per day)
Holiday Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, and other regulations of the Organization
Salary / Supply Followed by NIMS regulations. Commuting allowance and national insurance are also included.
Fixed overtime pay included in monthly salary (Article 10, item 3 of the Salary Regulations for Fixed Term Employees)
Trial Period We set a probationary period by NIMS regulations.
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. NIMS-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. Names and e-mail addresses of two referees
Delivery Address All documents in electronic copy should be sent to Dr. Takao MORI.
(Application documents will not be returned.)
(Your personal information will be protected by NIMS privacy policy.)
Deadline Until qualified candidates are found.
How to Judge After documentary examinations, we will contact to whom we want to come in for an interview
Contact to
Dr. Takao MORI
Thermal Energy Materials Group
Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA)
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
Namiki 1-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0047 Japan
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