Postdoctoral Researcher 1 positions available

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

Field or Position Postdoctoral Researcher (Fixed Term)
Number of People 1 positions available
Affiliation Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), Topological Quantum Materials Theory Group 
Research Summary Theoretical study on topological phenomena and topological quantum materials.

Duties are subject to change within the scope of the Employee’s position.
Qualification Applicants should carry Ph.D. (or scheduled to get Ph.D) in related fields. The applicants with good backgrounds in first-principles calculations, tight-binding modeling and comuptation of topological index are competitive.
Starting Date As early as possible (up to negotiation)
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 three (3) years. This may be subject to change because of amendments to the Working Regulations.
Work Place National Institute for Materials Science, Namiki-Site, Tsukuba City, Ibaraki, Japan

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 (Negotiable as the Flex-Time System)
Holiday Saturday, Sunday, and National Holidays
Salary / Supply Supply Followed by NIMS Regulations. National Insurance is Included.
Trial Period A probationary period is set following the 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 Your Photo
  2. List of Publications Including Papers and Invited Talks
  3. Brief Summary of Your Research Accomplishments (1 Page / A4 Size)
  4. Self-Promotion (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 Same as contact
Deadline Until the positions are filled.
How to Judge Document screening and interview. The submitted documents will be used only for the purpose of selection. Result will be sent only to successful applicants.
Contact to
Dr. Xiao HU
Topological Quantum Materials Theory Group
Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics
National Institute for Materials Science
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